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Report: “Good Chance” Chip Kelly Gets Jacksonville Jaguars OC Job

Chip Kelly speaking as the head coach of the 49ers.

It doesn't look like Chip Kelly will be unemployed for much longer.

According to multiple reports, Kelly interviewed for the offensive coordinator position with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said Kelly is anticipating being offered and accepting the job,

Kelly would be working under new Jags' head coach Doug Marrone. Interestingly, Jacksonville's recently-hired executive vice president for football operations Tom Coughlin coached against Kelly in the NFC East for three seasons. ESPN's NFL Insider Adam Caplan stated that Kelly turned down a job on Coughlin's New York Giants' staff before taking the offensive coordinator job at Oregon in 2006.

Kelly, of course, would go on to have a very successful four-year tenure with the Ducks, before embarking on an up-and-down three-year run in Philadelphia. He won 10 games in each of his first two seasons with the Eagles, but was fired with one game remaining in 2015 after leading the team to a 6-9 record.

Kelly went 2-14 this season with the San Francisco 49ers, losing his job on Jan. 1 after the season finale.