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Jaguars to hire Doug Pederson

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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 05: Head coach Doug Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles walks on to the field prior to the NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field on January 05, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The Jaguars have found their new coach.

The team announced late Thursday night that the team will hire the former Super Bowl winning coach.

In five seasons as the head coach of the Eagles, Pederson had a record of 42-37-1, which included a Super Bowl title in 2018.

“Doug Pederson four years ago won a Super Bowl as head coach of a franchise in pursuit of its first world championship,” Jags owner Shad Khan said. “I hope Doug can replicate that magic here in Jacksonville, but what is certain is his proven leadership and experience as a winning head coach in the National Football League. It’s exactly what our players deserve. Nothing less.”

Jaguars Quarterback Trevor Lawrence seems to approve the move, tweeting his support for the new Jaguars head coach.