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1st season in Jacksonville – 15th season in the NFL
- Brings 14 years of NFL coaching experience and 11 years of NFL playing experience
- From 2019-21, helped the Buccaneers lead the NFL in rushing defense (82.5 yards per game allowed) and defensive rushing average (3.72 yards per carry), produce the NFL's third-most takeaways (82), post the NFL's third-most sacks (142) and allow the league's ninth-fewest yards per game (334.1).
- Served as the inside linebackers coach with Tampa Bay from 2019-21 and won Super Bowl LV
- Under Caldwell's guidance, LB Lavonte David was named Associated Press Second Team All-Pro in 2020, while LB Devin White was named Associated Press Second Team All-Pro in 2020 and earned Pro Bowl honors in 2021
Doug Pederson Praises Jaguars' Defensive Transformation Under Caldwell's Leadership
Head Coach Doug Pederson on a Jaguars defense that allowed two touchdowns and forced two of the team's three takeaways in a loss to Kansas City this past Sunday: "They're playing physical; I think that's kind of the pride for the defense right now…"
Jaguars Defense: "...We're close to being where we need to be." | Camp Snapshot, Day 19
Jaguars defensive coordinator Mike Caldwell spoke to the media Tuesday as Saturday's preseason finale against the Miami Dolphins at EverBank Stadium approaches: "We're a work in progress; we're just trying to hone our skills so we're ready to go when the season kicks off…"
Experience Is Adding Benefit to the Jaguars Defense
Defensive coordinator Mike Caldwell spoke to the media Friday following Day 3 practice of Jaguars 2023 Training Camp at the Miller Electric Center, saying of second-year OLB Travon Walker: "You can see the confidence in him; he's just more confident and we're excited for him…"
Thursday update: Big opportunity
Defensive coordinator Mike Caldwell on OLB K'Lavon Chaisson, the No. 20 overall selection by the Jaguars in the 2020 NFL Draft who will get an increased opportunity after a season-ending injury to DL Dawuane Smoot: "You see the speed. You see the size. You see the ability…"
Thursday update: "The talent is here…"
Offensive coordinator Press Taylor and defensive coordinator Mike Caldwell spoke to the media Thursday as the Jaguars (4-8) prepared to play the AFC South-leading Tennessee Titans (7-5) Sunday, with Caldwell saying: "The talent is here; we're happy with the players who are here…"
Jaguars insider: "We're starting to click…"
QB Trevor Lawrence has improved in his second NFL season and said that must continue as the Jaguars enter their final seven games of the 2022 season: "I feel like I've played well the last two weeks, but there are still a few plays every game I could do better …"
On to '22: "They play hard…"
Defensive coordinator Mike Caldwell said one trait makes him optimistic as the Jaguars' defense looks toward the 2022 season and beyond: "From the front guys to the linebackers to the secondary, they play hard; if you're a true football player, that's something you're going to do…"