The Jacksonville Jaguars are prepared to make Mike Sheppard their next quarterbacks coach, a source with knowledge of the situation said Saturday.
"They don't let many people go, but they knew how much I wanted to coach quarterbacks again," said Sheppard, who coached Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter at Idaho State and tutored quarterbacks for the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints. "Our quarterbacks are coached very well here (by Ken Zampese), so there was no place to move."
Jacksonville's quarterbacks coach position had become a hot potato of sorts in recent weeks. Todd Monken was promoted from receivers coach last month after Mike Shula left to take the Carolina Panthers' quarterbacks coach job. However, Monken stepped down earlier this week to take the offensive coordinator job at Oklahoma State.