New Jacksonville exec Tom Coughlin is reportedly blocking his HC from making a hire Al Bello/Getty Images
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 03: Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants waves to the fans after losing the final game of the season 35-30 against the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium on January 3, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

It looks like new Jacksonville executive Tom Coughlin is already exerting his power over his new head coach.

According to Alex Marvez of Sporting News and Sirius XM Radio, Coughlin is blocking head coach Doug Marrone from hiring defensive coach Donnie Henderson as an assistant for the Jaguars.

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The 2005 incident that Marvez describes happened during a preseason scrimmage between the Jets and the Giants. Coughlin, as head coach of the Giants at the time, got into a argument with Henderson, then the defensive coordinator of the Jets, after the scrimmage got more physical than was expected.

Henderson has been with Marrone on multiple coaching staffs, including working for Marrone for both Syracuse and the Buffalo Bills. Marrone apparently has some level of trust in Henderson, and Coughlin outright blocking Marrone from making the hire could hint at some power struggles down the line.

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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