The 2021 Jacksonville Jaguars’ teaching workers has but to be formally named, however new coach City Meyer does appear to be doing an intensive job of discovering the perfect candidates attainable. In keeping with NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero, the workers added one other coach with in depth NFL expertise in longtime receivers coach Sanjay Lal.
The #Jaguars are hiring veteran broad receivers coach Sanjay Lal, supply stated. An skilled workers coming collectively underneath City Meyer and Darrell Bevell.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 28, 2021
Lal, 51, has been teaching within the NFL since 2007 and entered the league as an offensive quality control coach and assistant receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders. He was promoted to their head receivers teaching function from 2009-11.
After his time in Oakland, Lal held roles because the receivers coach for the New York Jets (2012-14), Buffalo Payments (2015-16), Indianapolis Colts (2017), and Dallas Cowboys (2018-19). Alongside the best way, he coached notables like Cole Beasley, Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, Randall Cobb, and T.Y. Hilton.
Below Lal’s teaching in 2019, Gallup and Cooper each registered over 1,100 receiving yards, although Cooper began that season in Oakland. Randall Cobb additionally registered over 800 yards.
Lal spent 2020 with the Seattle Seahawks as a senior offensive assistant. Whereas there he served underneath Pete Carroll, who is without doubt one of the NFL’s finest coaches. It’s unclear if he will probably be a receivers coach for Jacksonville, however his résumé appears to point it.
If named the Jags’ receivers coach, Lal will inherit a fairly gifted receivers group in Jacksonville as they at present have DJ Chark Jr., Laviska Shenault Jr., and Collin Johnson on the roster. The group was coached by Jags legend Keenan McCardell since 2017, so it’s a chance he is probably not retained by Meyer although an announcement hasn’t formally been made.