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Jaguars Announce Decision On Doug Marrone

A Jags helmet ahead of a game against the Redskins.

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 14: A Jacksonville Jaguars helmet sits on the field before the start of the Jaguars and Washington Redskins game at FedExField on September 14, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Despite a nightmare season that saw his team go from being the AFC runner-up to having a 5-11 record, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone's job is safe.

Jacksonville owner Shad Khan announced that director of football ops Tom Coughlin, general manager Dave Caldwell and Marrone will all return in 2019.

Marrone is 16-18 in two-plus seasons with the Jaguars, winning the AFC South in 2017.

He took over as the team's interim head coach with two games remaining in the 2016 season.

Jacksonville entered this season as a projected Super Bowl contender. They tarted 3-1, including a win over the New England Patriots.

It looked like the Jags were set up for a big season, but then the wheels came off. Jacksonville lost seven in a row, ruining their campaign.

While Marrone will be back next season, he will have a new quarterback. The Jaguars are set to move on from Blake Bortles after five seasons.