Feeble defensive-minded coach Dom Capers is returning to Jacksonville.
The Jaguars launched Tuesday the hiring of Capers as a senior defensive assistant, with duties that encompass working closely with DC Todd Wash and the Jaguars’ staff.
Capers brings 31 years coaching expertise, including a stint as defensive coordinator in Jacksonville under then-head coach and present Jaguars government vp of football operations Tom Coughlin (1999-2000).
“Dom Capers is one in every of essentially the most revered defensive coaches within the sport this day, and he has been for a ramification of years,” Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone mentioned in an announcement, through the team’s legitimate web build of residing. “His defenses catch long been among the many ideal and productive within the NFL. He has occupation experiences and accomplishments that can abet our coaches and our avid gamers. He provides a particular standpoint and light-weight presence that shall be priceless resources to instantly lend a hand us. I search forward to working with Dom and having him on our staff.”
Capers most not too long within the past served as defensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers from 2009-2017. His three decades of coaching also encompass DC stints with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins.
He joins a team with just among the NFL’s high defensive avid gamers, including cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye, defensive conclude Calais Campbell and linebacker Telvin Smith, among others.
The Jaguars executed fifth in full protection in 2018 and 2d in 2017. Having Capers on the defensive staff can handiest style a solid protection even better.