Meyer had been adamant that he checked with Jaguars general manager Trent Baalke to get approval to stay back in Ohio to visit his grandchildren. 他说 “it didn’t seem like a big deal” 当时.
“好, I gave the players three days off and they gave coaches two days off. And that’s when I stayed back to go see my two grandsons. I look back now, I talked to our general manager about it and it didn’t seem like a big deal, 但是是的, that’s something I won’t do,” 迈耶说.
The first-year NFL coach was asked about earning the trust back of the team – something Jacksonville team owner Shad Khand tasked Meyer with in the aftermath of the viral video that showed a woman dancing near Meyer’s lap in Columbus.
“是啊, we have spoken several times and our team has been — we’re focused on making steady improvement, which you’ve seen—certainly on offense. On defense, we still have a couple detail errors that we made. But consistent effort, improvement and [we’re going to] try to win a game. How do you earn trust? Over time and just being around them,” 他说.
Jaguars rookie 特雷弗·劳伦斯 was asked about his coach rebuilding trust in the locker room.
“He’s done a good job of handling the situation. Obviously he’s had conversations with the team and one-on-one, all of us,” 劳伦斯说. “Just him being the same guy, coming to work. Super hard worker, really cares about this team. No one can deny that. We’re in a good spot and we all respect him, and we’re just ready to go win some games.”
The Jaguars are traveling to London for a Sunday game against the 迈阿密海豚.