In partnership with the NFL in the UK

NFL

Gus Bradley may be in line for a contract extension prior to the start of the 2016 season..

Is Gus Bradley getting a new contract from the Jaguars?

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

What did he just say? Did I hear what I think I just heard?

It seems the Jacksonville Jaguars are quite positive that head coach Gus Bradley is going to turn this team around in 2016. Why else would team general manager David Caldwell elude to the fact Bradley might get a contract extension before next season starts.

Isn’t this a bit ahead of schedule? Didn’t team owner Shad Khan issue a statement claiming Bradley would be back, but improvements to the team needed to be made and wins must come for the organization? Aren’t Caldwell and the Jaguars putting the cart before the horse?

SIGN UP NOW

Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay4

Article continues below

"Gus' situation is very fluid," Caldwell said on 1010XL on Thursday night. "And just because [Gus] is heading into the offseason with one year left on his contract, that doesn't mean he'll coach next year with one year left on his contract."

The comments Caldwell made were in a story on bigcatcountry.com in a story written by Ryan Day.

Article continues below

Not only do I cover the team and write about the Jaguars for this website and others, I am huge fan of the organization, Khan and Caldwell and Bradley. But also know that winning is the bottom line. This is also an organization that seems to want to give Bradley and his staff a pass on the first two seasons he was head coach and the 5-11 record he posted starts what the team hopes is greater success in 2016.

Somehow, I think that’s a hard pill for season ticket owners to swallow.

Caldwell must first find a defensive coordinator to replace Bob Babich, then decide if he will call defensive plays next season. He also must decide whether a pass rusher or safety is first priority in the NFL Draft and which free agents he hopes to pursue. The offseason could prove to be the biggest time of year for Bradley, Caldwell and the coaching staff, who all could be working on their final year of contracts if the ship is not righted.

And it remains to be seen if Caldwell’s words really meant the team wants to keep Bradley longer than one more year without results, or if the words were more to light a fire and encourage the current regime to do better and more importantly, to do their job.

Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville Jaguars

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
NFL
Jacksonville Jaguars

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NFL Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again