g-dawg Posted January 13, 2012 Share Posted January 13, 2012 http://espn.go.com/n...-bob-bratkowski Jaguars lock in coordinator slotsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have retained defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and hired Atlanta Falcons quarterbacks coach Bob Bratkowski as offensive coordinator.New coach Mike Mularkey made the hires late Thursday, his first personnel decisions since taking over Tuesday.The Jaguars wanted to keep Tucker all along. He was interim coach after Jack Del Rio was fired in November and interviewed for the job. Tucker also interviewed to be Minnesota's defensive coordinator.Jacksonville's defense flourished under Tucker last season, finishing sixth in the league despite several key injuries.Bratkowski spent last year working with Mularkey in Atlanta. Before that, he spent 10 seasons as Cincinnati's offensive coordinator and got credit for helping mentor quarterback Carson Palmer. The Jaguars are looking to turn Blaine Gabbert into a franchise quarterback. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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