Colts Head Coach Interviews: Lions Coordinators Among Candidates Indianapolis Asked To Interview

Colts Head Coach Interviews: Lions Coordinators Among Candidates Indianapolis Asked To Interview

Colts Head Coach Interviews: Lions Coordinators Among Candidates Indianapolis Asked To Interview

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The Indianapolis Colts shocked the NFL when they fired Frank Reich in the 2022 season. They then made an even more shocking decision when they named former Colts center Jeff Saturday as interim coach. He won his first game on Saturday, but didn’t win any after that as Indianapolis finished the season with a 4-12-1 record.

With the 2022 season behind them, the Colts are moving forward looking for a coach. Indianapolis asked to speak to several assistant coaches on Monday, the day after the official end of the season. Expect the Colts to get going quickly as the Cardinals and Texans recently joined the list of teams looking to fill the vacant head coach positions.

Here’s a list of the coaches the Colts have asked to speak to so far.

Coaching requests were made by CBS Sports, ESPN and the NFL Network

Aaron Glenn, Lions DC

Glenn, a 15-year NFL veteran, intercepted a career-high 41 passes and was a three-time corner pro bowler. Glenn recently completed his second season as the Lions’ defensive coordinator. While his defense was near the bottom in several major categories, Glenn’s unit forced 22 losses, including at least one in 15 games.

With Johnson at the helm, the Lions offensive was one of the best in the NFL in 2022. The unit ranked fifth in the NFL in scoring, eighth in passing, third in rushing touchdowns, and fourth in third in passing. Johnson oversaw a resurgence in the career of quarterback Jared Goff, who enjoyed his best-ever statistical season.

Raheem Morris, Rams DC

Morris is a year away from winning a Super Bowl ring as an assistant coach. Morris, a 21-year veteran NFL coach, spans three years as head coach at Tampa. Morris also served as the defensive backs coach in Tampa and Washington. He also spent three seasons as the Falcons’ assistant head coach/receiving coach/passing game coordinator. Morris served in that role when Atlanta won the NFC title in 2016.

Shane Steichen, Eagles OC

A 12-year veteran coach, Steichen, 37, has spent the last two seasons as the Eagles’ offensive coordinator. He led the Eagles offensive this season, which is third in the NFL in scoring, ninth in passing, fifth in rushing, fourth in third tackle, and third in red zone. Jalen Hurts, AJ Brown and Miles Sanders all enjoyed Pro Bowl performances this season under Steichen.

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