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Eric Mangini Reportedly Turned Down Idea Of Becoming Herm Edwards' DC At Arizona State

Herm Edwards answers questions from Arizona State press.

According to a report, former Jets head coach Eric Mangini turned down Herm Edwards.

It seems as if the Herm Edwards era at Arizona State has gotten off to a rocky start, and a report from FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman on Friday morning won't do much to help quell that perception.

Feldman reports that Edwards targeted former NFL head coach Eric Mangini for the defensive coordinator position. Mangini, who coached both the New York Jets and the Cleveland Browns, reportedly passed on the gig.

Mangini's last job came as the defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers back in 2015.

Edwards will ultimately judged by how his team's perform on the field, but thus far, his hiring has been a bit of a catastrophe. His first game as coach will come against UTSA next September.