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Bears | Mel Tucker returns as DC

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 17:14:46 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman announced Sunday, Jan. 12, that defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will return for the 2014 season.

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Bears | Mel Tucker's status uncertain

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 17:27:34 -0800

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker's status for 2014 is uncertain because the team is still evaluating its coaching staff and has not decided if Tucker will return. The team allowed a franchise-record 6,313 yards this season.

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Bears | Will run similar defense

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:55:21 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said the team will run a similar defense to what they have run under new defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.

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Bears | Mel Tucker officially hired

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:56:51 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears hired former Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their defensive coordinator position Friday, Jan. 18.

Fantasy Tip: The Jaguars ranked 30th in the NFL in total defense, allowing 380.5 yards per game. They also gave up 27.8 points per game, which was third-worst in the league. Still, Tucker will have much better personnel to work with in Chicago.

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Bears | Mel Tucker to be hired as DC

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:59:40 -0800

The Chicago Bears will hire Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker as their defensive coordinator.

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Bears | Interested in Mel Tucker

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:25:04 -0800

The Chicago Bears are interested in Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker to be their defensive coordinator.

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Jaguars | Interview Mel Tucker

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:40:57 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars are interviewing defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their vacant head coaching position Monday, Jan. 14.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker may remain with team

Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:43:15 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker may remain with the team if he is not hired as the head coach.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to interview for HC job

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:29:47 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will interview for the team's head coaching position.

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Bills | Will interview Mel Tucker

Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:00:38 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have received permission to interview Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their defensive coordinator position.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker candidate for college job

Sun, 16 Dec 2012 10:02:43 -0800

The University of Wisconsin have been pursuing Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their vacant head coaching position and consider him one of their top candidates.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker not interested in college job yet

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 11:26:20 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker said he has talked with University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez but is not interested in the Wisconsin head coaching job at this point.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker a coaching candidate

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:48:45 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is a candidate to serve as the head coach for the University of Wisconsin.

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Vikings | Mel Tucker seriously considered job offer

Sat, 25 Feb 2012 21:07:57 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker said Saturday, Feb. 25, that he seriously considered an offer to become the defensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings, but elected to return to his job in Jacksonville.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker receives new title

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 11:18:38 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has received the additional title of assistant head coach.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker receives promotion

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 07:07:22 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have added the title of assistant head coach to defensive coordinator Mel Tucker's role.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to remain with team

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:06:05 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker has turned down an offer from the Minnesota Vikings and has decided to stay with the Jaguars.

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Falcons | Expected to show interest in Mel Tucker

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:18:09 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to consider Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their vacant defensive coordinator position.

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Jaguars | Hope Mel Tucker stays with team

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:46:51 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said he hopes defensive coordinator Mel Tucker remains with the team.

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Vikings | Want to interview Mel Tucker

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 07:15:28 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are interested in interviewing Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker for their defensive coordinator position, according to league sources. The Vikings have sent a fax requesting their intent to speak to Tucker. The Jaguars, however, are interested in retaining him as their defensive coordinator as they continue their search for an offensive-minded head coach.

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Vikings | Steve Spagnuolo considered for DC job

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 07:36:38 -0800

Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo is one of four candidates the Minnesota Vikings are considering for their defensive coordinator position. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker and Vikings linebackers and assistant head coach Mike Singletary are also under consideration.

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Vikings | Expected to interview three for DC job

Sat, 07 Jan 2012 13:21:53 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to interview former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo, Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker and linebackers coach Mike Singletary for their defensive coordinator position.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to interview for HC job

Mon, 02 Jan 2012 08:45:15 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker will interview for the team's head coaching job. Tucker remains a candidate to keep the job.

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Jaguars | New owner thinks Mel Tucker should be candidate

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 11:21:47 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan said he believes interim head coach Mel Tucker should be a serious candidate to get the job on a permanent basis.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker has confidence in Blaine Gabbert

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 05:47:00 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker said he believes QB Blaine Gabbert is both the quarterback of the present and future. "I feel confident in Blaine. Blaine's the quarterback now. He's the quarterback of the future. That's how it's going to be," Tucker said.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker in mix for permanent HC job

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 05:36:57 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver said interim head coach Mel Tucker will have a chance to interview for the permanent position following the season. "I think he certainly deserves that and he has earned that," Weaver said.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker could be long-term answer

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:15:55 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach Mel Tucker could remain the team's head coach in 2012 if he does well in the last five weeks.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to replace Jack Del Rio

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 05:59:19 -0800

Updating a previous item, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will take over as head coach on an interim basis after Jack Del Rio was fired by the team.

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Jaguars | Jack Del Rio fired

Tue, 29 Nov 2011 05:35:25 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has been fired, according to team sources. Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is the leading candidate to take over the team on an interim basis.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to have surgery this week

Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:24:26 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will undergo surgery this week to repair a torn quadriceps muscle.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker contract update

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 07:55:24 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker signed a one-year deal with the team, according to CBSSports.com. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker agrees to new deal

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 13:06:16 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to a new contract with defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, a source told Jason La Canfora, of NFL Network.

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Jaguars | Mel Tucker to have control over defense

Tue, 04 Jan 2011 07:27:48 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will have full control of the defense in 2011, according to CBSSports.com. "I trust Mel and I think he's ready," head coach Jack Del Rio said.

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Jaguars | Del Rio to be more involved with defense

Tue, 19 May 2009 10:29:30 -0700

Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio has become more involved with the team's defensive unit this offseason, aiding defensive coordinator Mel Tucker. "He's going to be a great asset for us as a coordinator and strong in the secondary (Tucker is also the secondary coach), and I will be more directly involved with him. But we're excited about what we can do if we pull together," Del Rio said.

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Browns | Tucker named defensive coordinator

Sat, 12 Jan 2008 23:18:24 -0800

The Cleveland Browns announced they have named defensive backs coach Mel Tucker their new defensive coordinator. Tucker has received a two-year contract extension and is signed through the 2010 season.

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Browns | Tucker could replace Grantham

Fri, 11 Jan 2008 10:34:30 -0800

Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns could name secondary coach Mel Tucker to replace fired defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

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Browns | Tucker Named DB Coach

Sat, 19 Feb 2005 09:42:23 -0800

Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports the Cleveland Browns have hired Mel Tucker as their new defensive backs coach. Tucker served as defensive backs coach at Ohio State University for the past four seasons and doubled as co-defensive coordinator in 2004.

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