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Jaguars Owner Addresses Urban Meyer's Job Security

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer on the sideline.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 10: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Jacksonville Jaguars looks on during the first half against Tennessee Titans at TIAA Bank Field on October 10, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Urban Meyer has gotten off to a rocky start in his NFL career - both on and off the field - but don't expect the Jacksonville Jaguars to make a head coaching change anytime soon.

Jaguars owner Shad Khan sent a clear message about Meyer's job security heading into Sunday afternoon's game.

Meyer has the backing of his team's ownership group. Khan told NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport that he's still "all-in" on Meyer.

"I can see that being part of the team, versus picking up the paper and reading the media," Khan said. "I mean, there are a lot of times, and I'm not just talking about football, in business situations, what you read is so different from what the reality is, and this was one of those cases. I wasn't surprised. I believe in us."

The Jaguars are 1-5 on the season and Meyer faced scrutiny for an off-the-field incident, in which he was danced on by a young woman at a bar in Ohio.

"His conduct last weekend was inexcusable. I appreciate Urban's remorse, which I believe is sincere. Now, he must regain our trust and respect," Khan said in a statement at the time. "That will require a personal commitment from Urban to everyone who supports, represents or plays for our team. I am confident he will deliver."

Despite that, Meyer still has the confidence of his team's ownership.

Jacksonville is set to play Seattle on Sunday afternoon.