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- Became an NFL head coach when he was hired by the Cardinals on February 14, 2023. Gannon came to Arizona after spending the past two seasons (2021-22) as the defensive coordinator with the Philadelphia Eagles where he helped them advance to Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium.
- Gannon has 15 years of experience in the NFL with the Eagles (2021-22), Colts (2018-20), Vikings (2014-17), Titans (2012-13), Rams (2009-11) and Falcons (2007).
- Under Gannon, the Eagles boasted a top-10 defense in each of the past two seasons, ranking 2nd in total defense in 2022 (301.5 ypg) and 10th in the NFL in 2021 (328.8 ypg). This past season the Eagles also featured the NFL's top-ranked pass defense (179.8 ypg) and the league's 8th ranked scoring defense (20.2 ppg).
- Between 2021-22, the Eagles defense led the NFL with 99 sacks, ranked 3rd in total defense (315.1 ypg), 3rd in pass defense (200.4 ypg), 6th in tackles for loss (168), tied for 4th in total return TDs (7) and interception return TDs (4) and tied for 10th in interceptions (29).
- Since individual sacks became an official stat in 1982, Philadelphia became the first team ever to have four different players with 10.0+ sacks in a single season when they did so in 2022: Haason Reddick (16.0), Brandon Graham (11.0), Javon Hargrave (11.0) and Josh Sweat (11.0).
- Gannon has coached with three different teams (Eagles, Colts, Vikings) who have combined for six playoff berths in the last eight seasons.
Jonathan Gannon was named Arizona's head coach on February 14, 2023 when he signed a five-year contract. The 40-year old Gannon joined the Cardinals after spending the past two seasons (2021-22) as the defensive coordinator with the Philadelphia Eagles. A Cleveland, OH native, Gannon has 15 years of experience in the NFL with the Eagles (2021-22), Colts (2018-20), Vikings (2014-17), Titans (2012-13), Rams (2009-11) and Falcons (2007).
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Accountability High On To-Do List For Jonathan Gannon
Coach knows that it isn't just about corrections but also praise
Right Away, Jonathan Gannon Shows Players His Passion
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Notes: Offensive coordinator interviews come soon; Defensive playcaller TBD