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With Jags, fewer headaches for Sheppard

Just a wild guess here, but dealing with David Garrard and a drafted Jaguars quarterback will prove a lot easier than dealing with Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens.

That’s the shift Mike Sheppard gets as he moves from overseeing receivers with the Bengals to coaching quarterbacks in Jacksonville.

Jack Del Rio hired Sheppard to replace Todd Monken, who was shifted to quarterback from receivers after Mike Shula left Jacksonville for the same job with the Carolina Panthers. Monken left for a coordinator job and long-term deal at Oklahoma State.

Sheppard is connected to both Del Rio and offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter. He and Del Rio were part of the same staff in Baltimore and he coached at Idaho State when Koetter played there.