MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the search says the Jacksonville Jaguars are interviewing former Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz for their vacant defensive coordinator position.

READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region

The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday on condition of anonymity because the Jaguars have not publicly announced details of the search.

Schwartz is interviewing Monday with coach Gus Bradley and others in Jacksonville. Schwartz is the third outside candidate to be interviewed, following Atlanta Falcons secondary coach Marquand Manuel and Miami Dolphins secondary coach Lou Anarumo. Manuel and Anarumo interviewed last week.

The Jaguars are looking to replace Bob Babich, who was fired Jan. 5.

READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts

The 49-year-old Schwartz went 29-51 as Detroit’s head coach (2009-13). He was out of the league in 2015 after serving as Buffalo’s defensive coordinator in 2014.

___

AP NFL website: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP_NFL

 

MORE NEWS: Metro Detroit Woman Files Lawsuit Against Walmart, Says Discriminated Against By Managers

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.