Mike Mularkey (55) began his NFL coaching career in 1994 as the tight ends coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After two seasons, he joined the Pittsburgh Steelers as the tight ends coach from 1996-2000. In 2001, he was promoted to offensive coordinator and held the position until 2003. His first head coaching job was with the Buffalo Bills from 2004-05. He resigned after the 2005 season for disagreement in direction of the organization and was hired by the Miami Dolphins as the offensive coordinator the following season. The next season, the Dolphins hired Cam Cameron to call plays leaving Mularkey as the tight ends coach. In 2008, he was hired as the offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons until 2011.
Mularkey was hired as the head coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012 but only stayed for that season. In 2014 he was hired as the tight ends coach for the Tennessee Titans. He was named assistant head coach in 2015 and filled in for relieved head coach Ken Whisenhunt. In 2016, he was named the full-time head coach. He has a 27-46 record prior to the 2017 season. HCR: 2017