Del Rio Isn't Afraid of Losing His Job

Will the selection of Blaine Gabbert in the first round help or hurt Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio's chances of keeping his job?

For a coach on a hot seat like Jack Del Rio, this draft didn't give him a lot of immediate help. But he said he has no problem with the team looking for long-term help rather than make short-term decisions.

"I think Mr. Weaver (Owner Wayne We aver) pays me to make decisions that are in the best interests of this football team and not always best for me as a person and individually as a coach. In the end the things that we're doing right now are very sound and they're the right things to do. I support it 100 per cent," he said.

He added, "I ask our players all the time to be unselfish and to do what's best for the team. That's what I'm doing myself. I'm not going to ask them to do something I wouldn't do myself. We're going to sacrifice where we need to."

He added, "This is the right thing to do. I'm not looking for the easiest way or the safest way. I'm looking to help this football team contend for world championships. That's what I am about. That's what motivates me. I'm not motivated by the fear of hanging on to this job."

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