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Report: Jaguars add Chris Snee as a scout

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Tom Coughlin is going to make sure his grandkids stay fed.

According to Neil Stratton of Inside the League, the Jaguars have hired former Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee as an area scout.

Snee played 10 seasons for the Giants, most of them under coach Tom Coughlin, who is now the Jaguars executive vice president of football operations.

It doesn’t hurt that he’s also Coughlin’s son-in-law, having married the former Kate Coughlin. They have four children.

There’s no reason to suggest that Snee’s not qualified to grade college prospects, after a decade in the trenches, the opposite could be true. He was planning on such a job previously, having written some scouting reports for the Giants. And considering that area scouts are pretty low on the totem pole, not every player who spent 10 years in the league wants to sign up for more grunt work.

But it’s also clear that he got a foot in the door with a new organization for one reason in particular, which is one of the worst kept secrets in the NFL. They may not be the league champions of nepotism, but they definitely don’t want to challenge the Ryan brothers to a bar fight.

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6 Responses to “Report: Jaguars add Chris Snee as a scout”
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Jun 5, 2017 3:37 PM

    Chris’ scouting area will be the playing field across the street from where he lives. With occasional road trips across town to the other playing field in the area.

  2. genericcommenter says: Jun 5, 2017 3:43 PM

    He made $53.235 million for his career. Not bad.

  3. medialovesthecowboys says: Jun 5, 2017 4:04 PM

    Nepotism is nothing new in the NFL.

  4. charger383 says: Jun 5, 2017 4:56 PM

    nothing wrong with hiring somebody you know

  5. vikinghooper says: Jun 5, 2017 6:04 PM

    Nothing wrong with drafting your daughter’s husband, a guard, in the second before one of the other 31 teams snatches him up.

  6. Angry Orange Man says: Jun 6, 2017 2:20 PM

    I laughed when I first read this, but Snee was a beast his entire career so he’s not your typical nepotism case where he comes in and acts like he deserves a spot. I’m sure he’ll do a great job as a scout, and if not, it won’t be for a lack of work.

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