Trevor Lawrence wants, and will get, say in next coach of Jaguars

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The Jaguars are looking for a new coach. They have a potential franchise quarterback. And that potential franchise quarterback will have a voice in the identity of his next coach.

During the broadcast of Sunday’s Texans-Jaguars game, the broadcast crew said that Lawrence admitted during a production meeting that he wants say in the hiring of the next coach, and that owner Shad Khan agrees.

Lawrence acknowledged that he’s not qualified to make the hire, but that he welcomes “some role” in the process.

It makes sense for Lawrence to be interested. With one year of his NFL career already arguably wasted, it’s critical that the next coach develop him. He also may be inclined to lobby for an offensive coach; if the Jaguars hire a defensive expert and the team does well, the offensive coordinator will possibly leave for a new head-coaching job elsewhere.

26 responses to “Trevor Lawrence wants, and will get, say in next coach of Jaguars

  1. He should have no say. He’s overrated and is a draft bust. He should shut his mouth and start working on being pro caliber level of a player.

  2. At least TL now knows where the cafeteria and the washrooms are. This year was a total waste for him. Hopefully the Jags hire someone competent, who won’t (among other things) bring in Tebow for a tryout. I knew that entire thing was going to go south just from that.

  3. It will be fascinating to see who gets this job, as well as the other coaching vacancies coming up. Unless it’s a retread, are there any up-and-comers generating much buzz so far?

  4. Maybe Lawrence should take up acting he looks more like a Game of Thrones character than an NFL quarterback.

  5. What has he done here? Nothing. Players play, coaches coach, owners hire. Letting the inmates run the asylum never ends well.
    Now, exceptions can and should be made; Brady would be one. But not this noob.

  6. STOP!!!! Why promise a player any say in this! You may think Khan is a clueless and he may be but its his team. He needs to pick the right EVP, let him pick the GM and let him pick the coach. Not a player. Doesn’t matter if he’s great or not. He is a PLAYER!!

  7. Uhhh chicken legs Lawrence? He is not a franchise quarterback yet. I’ll give him the benefit of doubt because of the poor coaching thus far. Why let him choose? He is a kid just joining a men’s game. What does he know?

  8. laserwizard2021 says:

    December 19, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    He should have no say. He’s overrated and is a draft bust. He should shut his mouth and start working on being pro caliber level of a player.

    regardless of what you personally think of his talent, the jags took him first overall and expect him to be a franchise qb. He’s frankly the most important player on the team. while you don’t let him make the call 100%, you absolutely take your qb and 1st overall picks opinion into account when hiring a head coach.

  9. With the Jags track record of coaching hiring/firings… I don’t imagine they’ll get any top quality coaches interested in cleaning this dumpster of a franchise. Lawrence may picking the best of the bottom of the barrel.

  10. Hey look let’s all admit he’s a bust just send him to Indy we give ya a 7th rounder and some milk and 3 bricks from the speedway oh and a pack swishersweets

  11. Kahn hired Meyer. Lawrence can’t do any worse than that. Kahn is the one that should have no say.

  12. He hasn’t proven to be good at one job in the NFL, now he wants to have his hand at being a GM. Good luck.

  13. Lawrence shouldn’t be asking for anything except his release. It’s not going to get any better. Some of you people seem to be forgetting the Jags earned the #1 pick by being the worst franchise in the league, and they did it before they ever hired Urban Meyer. Remember? Before Meyer. Meyer was brought in to try to clean up the mess. Meyer didn’t create the mess. The mess remains. Lawrence should get out.

  14. Cleveland tried this with Freddie Kitchens and Baker and it blew up on their faces. Good luck Jacksonville.

  15. After the trainwreck of whom the owner thought this time I got it right …. is anyone shocked the QB is in a whole lotta fright as he awaits his escape in the free agent years if the horror show continues on n on as the local fans may fear …. thus all he wants is and adult, someone sane and who knows the NFL game unlike the former guy who proved to be more than lame while never acting tame while cashing in on his former fame …so sure give the first round pick some input and if the second year goes just like the first, then well looks like somebody else is surely off his game even though he’s a total pro while taking to the media.

  16. chebornek says:
    December 19, 2021 at 5:08 pm
    Bieniemy!
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    YES PLEASE, that way we can end this “Bieniemy is HC material” argument once and for all!

    BTW remember Nagy who everyone thought ran KC’s offense too only to find out once he got a HC job he can’t run an offense to save his own behind, well Eric is in the same boat, that’s 100% Andy’s offense just watch who’s holding the play-chart and calling the plays 99% of the time! If people really paid attention they’d know the only thing Bieniemy runs is KC offensive practices.

  17. Holy crap this would be a huge mistake. How is this kid qualified for any involvement in a big decision?

  18. These kids today with their “I WANT, I WANT, I WANT” I’ll tell the spoiled brat “you haven’t proven a damn thing yet so if you want say in the next HC I’ll ship you to another team and you can make those demands there”!

    Then I’d get on the phone to the Texans, Lions and Jets!

  19. Yes he can be involved BUT it’s not his decision to make!. If they don’t hire his preference he’ll have a hissy fit like Deshsun Watson. Btw…the hire should be DougPeterson.

  20. jonathankrobinson424 says:
    December 19, 2021 at 6:19 pm
    Yes he can be involved BUT it’s not his decision to make!. If they don’t hire his preference he’ll have a hissy fit like Deshsun Watson. Btw…the hire should be DougPeterson.
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    NOPE, it should be Pete Carmichael the Saints OC who’s been designing high powered winning offenses for 13yrs but gets overlooked every single hiring cycle. He has 10X the offensive creds as anyone else out there and there’s no one better to mentor/teach Lawrence, just look what he did with Brees!

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