The New York Jets’ rapidly rising record of head teaching candidates obtained a bit of longer Sunday.
The 45-year-old Daboll has turn into a well-liked identify amongst golf equipment on the lookout for a brand new coach. He met with the Jets remotely and was anticipated to interview with the Los Angeles Chargers later Sunday.
Daboll is the fifth identified candidate to talk with the Jets, who fired Adam Gase after two seasons final Sunday. New York has additionally interviewed Kansas Metropolis offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, former Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis, San Francisco defensive coordinator Robert Saleh and Carolina offensive coordinator Joe Brady.
The Jets are additionally anticipated to interview Indianapolis defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus — whose Colts misplaced 27-24 to Daboll’s Payments — and former cornerback and present New Orleans defensive backs coach Aaron Glenn.
Daboll has earned respect across the league for his work, particularly, with Allen the previous three seasons. The Payments quarterback has developed from a big-armed however uncooked rookie first-round choose in 2018 to garnering MVP consideration this season. Buffalo had the NFL’s second-ranked general offense, behind solely Kansas Metropolis.
The Payments beat Indianapolis 27-24 on Saturday, with Allen throwing two landing passes and operating for one more rating to steer Buffalo to its first postseason win in 1 / 4 century.
Daboll, who interviewed for the Browns’ vacancy final yr, started his teaching profession in 1997 as a volunteer assistant at William & Mary earlier than becoming a member of Nick Saban’s employees at Michigan State for 2 years as a graduate assistant. His first NFL gig got here in 2000 as a defensive assistant for New England and Invoice Belichick, who promoted him to huge receivers coach in 2002.
He joined former Patriots assistant Eric Mangini’s employees with the Jets in 2007, working because the quarterbacks coach for 2 seasons. Daboll then had stints as an offensive coordinator with Cleveland (2009-10), once more beneath Mangini, in addition to Miami (2011) and Kansas Metropolis (2012) earlier than returning to the Patriots because the tight ends coach.
Daboll rejoined Saban, this time at Alabama, in 2017 because the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach whereas serving to the Crimson Tide win the nationwide championship with then-freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
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