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Gus Bradley’s father dies, coach will join team in London

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At the moment, being the coach on an 0-7 football team is not what’s weighing on Jaguars coach Gus Bradley’s heart and mind.

According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, Bradley will join the team in London later this week because his father died. The Jaguars coach was the youngest of the 85-year-old Roy Bradley’s six children.

General manager David Caldwell announced the news, and said defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker would serve as interim coach for the next few days until Bradley rejoined the team. Walker talked to reporters, but wouldn’t comment on things such as quarterbacks or injuries, which seems reasonable.

The Jaguars were scheduled to leave today for London, where they’ll play the 49ers this weekend. Our thoughts go out to Bradley and his family.

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10 Responses to “Gus Bradley’s father dies, coach will join team in London”
  1. steelerben says: Oct 21, 2013 3:57 PM

    Condolences. Losing a loved one is always a difficult thing.

  2. donnymacjack says: Oct 21, 2013 4:16 PM

    Condolences Gus.

  3. pacificnw7722 says: Oct 21, 2013 4:18 PM

    Hopefully the team can rally around and win one for Gus. My condolences….

  4. themagicfanguy says: Oct 21, 2013 4:29 PM

    RIP

  5. johnnyjagfan says: Oct 21, 2013 4:41 PM

    Tough. Hang in there, Coach.

  6. yankeedudedandy says: Oct 21, 2013 5:16 PM

    Prayers for The family

  7. Mr. Wright 212 says: Oct 21, 2013 5:26 PM

    Sorry to hear. God speed, Gus.

  8. johnnybuc says: Oct 21, 2013 5:29 PM

    All the Best Coach! Condolences to you & your family.

  9. Florio_Jr. says: Oct 21, 2013 7:02 PM

    Any thumbs down on the comment thread, users should be banned

  10. jcjaguar says: Oct 22, 2013 7:27 AM

    Condolences to the Bradley family….hang in there, Coach

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