"It was just a matter of getting it done, it was never a hang-up," said Edwards.
General Manager Terry Bradway, who had the same original contract
Edwards, didn't receive an extension.
"I don't want to talk about Terry's status," said Edwards.
On the same day Edwards extension was announced, the head coach was
interviewing former Nebraska defensive coordinator Bo Pelini for the
vacant defensive coordinator position. Despite being fired with most of
Nebraska staff, Pelini did a solid job with the Cornhuskers defense
The team finished 10-3.
Pelini is the type of fiery coach Edwards would like to add.
"He's an energetic guy who uses a lot of [schemes] I like to use," said
Edwards. "He's good with the players."
On Wednesday, Edwards interviewed Tennessee Titan linebacker coach
Cunningham for the opening. Cunningham is another coach whose style
"He's a taskmaster with a tremendous work ethic," said Edwards.
Edwards is headed to the Senior Bowl this weekend, but doesn't want to
coaching interviews in Mobile. He wants to focus on scouting
"I want to be able to watch practice," said Edwards.
Edwards said he would like to have a defensive coordinator in place by
sometime next week. He also said the job of wide receiver coach could
be filled from
within. The leading candidate is Jim Hostler, who assisted offensive
coordinator Paul Hackett with the quarterbacks last year. Hostler
coached receivers in
New Orleans before coming to the Jets.
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