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Jim Haslett Lands New Coaching Job: NFL World Reacts

Former NFL coach Jim Haslett

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 12: Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett of the Pittsburgh Steelers talks to a player on the sideline during a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Three Rivers Stadium on October 12, 1997 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Colts 24-22. (Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, the XFL announced its eight head coaches for the 2023 season. Former New Orleans Saints head coach Jim Haslett is one of those eight coaches.

Haslett, 66, has been coaching football since 1988. He has been with countless teams, such as the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans.

During his tenure with the Saints, Haslett had a 45-51 record. In 2000, he led the franchise to a 10-6 record and postseason berth.

Despite how Haslett's run in New Orleans ended, the city is still cheering him on. When the news broke that he'll be coaching in the XFL, several fans went on Twitter to share their thoughts on his latest career move.

"Jim Haslett in the XFL just sounds right. I hope he wins it all," one fan said.

"Saints legend Jim Haslett," a second fan tweeted.

No one really knows how Haslett's career in the XFL will turn out, but it should be exciting.

Haslett isn't the only marquee name joining the XFL.

Wade Phillips, Bob Stoops, Terrell Buckley, Rod Woodson, Reggie Barlow, Anthony Becht and Hines Ward will all be on the sidelines when the XFL relaunches in 2023.