Sources Colts expected to hire Jaguars Jim Bob Cooter as

Sources: Colts expected to hire Jaguars’ Jim Bob Cooter as OC

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Jim Bob Cooter is expected to be named the Indianapolis Colts’ offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler Monday.

Cooter, 38, was previously the offensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions for three seasons (2016-18). He took on the role on an interim basis in 2015 after the Lions fired Joe Lombardi during the season.

Last season, Cooter was the Jacksonville Jaguars’ passing game coordinator. Last season, he was an advisor with the Philadelphia Eagles on a team that included then-offensive coordinator Shane Steichen, who was hired as the Colts’ new head coach last week.

Cooter began his NFL coaching career with the Colts, serving as an offensive assistant from 2009-2011. In 14 seasons as an NFL assistant, he has been on staff for the Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, Lions, New York Jets, Eagles and Jaguars.

When Steichen was hired from Indianapolis, he presented the team with a detailed plan to approach the quarterback position, with the Colts poised to select one of the top collegiate prospects in the upcoming NFL draft. Indianapolis holds the #4 spot overall.

Quarterbacks Cooter has worked with include Peyton Manning, Matthew Stafford and Trevor Lawrence.