The Cincinnati Bengals proceed to strike out on doable defensive coordinators two weeks since officially naming Zac Taylor their head coach.
Despite the importance of finding a reliable dispute to address the defensive side, Taylor is no longer if truth be told fretting the downside.
The 35-year-faded coach suggested Albert Breer of The MMQB that he is no longer speeding the determination.
“No [timetable], ethical want the ethical particular person,” Taylor said.
The coach favorite he is at repeat leaning on secondary coaches Robert Livingston and Daronte Jones unless a DC is employed.
The Bengals had been rebuffed by every candidate alongside the system. Mature alternatives admire Jack Del Rio, Dom Capers and Vance Joseph every declined. The Unique Orleans Saints blocked Aaron Glenn from interviewing. Ohio Bid defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley selected to shield in school, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported. Florida DC Todd Grantham did likewise.
With Taylor’s expertise residing on the offensive side of the ball, partnering with an experienced DC is major for essentially the most major-time head coach.
The nearer the NFL Scouting Combine and free company tear with out the Bengals having a pacesetter for their defense — and gleaming the forms of avid gamers they’ll want for that contrivance — the extra urgency Cincy can have. Taylor, then again, is no longer if truth be told going to force a marriage on ethical any coordinator.