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Veteran NFL Coach Dom Capers Reportedly Lands New Job

General view of Jacksonville Jaguars stadium Everbank Field.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 11: A general view of the field during pregame ceremonies prior to the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Green Bay Packers game at EverBank Field on September 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Dom Capers was let go by the Green Bay Packers in January 2018 after a nine-year stint as defensive coordinator. He was out of football last season, but has reportedly found a new gig.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Capers is preparing to join the Jacksonville Jaguars as a senior defensive assistant. He will work with defensive coordinator Todd Wash, who is entering his fourth year at the position.

Capers has been in the NFL as an assistant or head coach since 1986. Prior to that, he had extensive experience in college and a two-year stint in the USFL.

He has a strong connection to Jaguars executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin, having served as Coughlin's defensive coordinator in Jacksonville in 1999 and 2000.

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Capers has been the defensive coordinator of the Packers, Jaguars, Miami Dolphins (2007) and Pittsburgh Steelers (1992-94). He also had a pair of four-year head coaching stints with the Carolina Panthers (1995-98) and Houston Texans (2002-05).

Capers owns a 48-80 overall record as an NFL head coach. In his second season with the expansion Carolina Panthers in 1996, he led the team to a 12-4 record and an appearance in the NFC Championship Game.

Unfortunately, that was Capers' only winning season in eight as a head coach.