By Kevin Patra
Across the NFL Author
Feb. 19, 2019 at 12:01 p.m.
Presumably Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor will lastly land the “simply person” to coordinate his protection.
NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday that the Bengals will meet with Glossy York Giants defensive backs coach Lou Anarumo for their defensive coordinator region on Thursday. Anarumo is thought to be the front-runner to land the gig.
The 52-year-extinct Anarumo has expertise working with Taylor. Both had been on the identical Miami Dolphins coaching workforce from 2012-2015. Anarumo has been exclusively a defensive backs coach in the NFL outdoors of ending the 2015 marketing and marketing campaign in Miami as the intervening time defensive coordinator.
The Bengals comprise been diligently browsing for a defensive coordinator to pair with the offensive-minded Taylor. Former ideas like Jack Del Rio, Dom Capers and Vance Joseph in the destroy weren’t a fit. The Glossy Orleans Saints blocked defensive backs coach Aaron Glenn from interviewing. Ohio Utter defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley and Florida DC Todd Grantham every decided to dwell at their respective colleges.
Presumably Thursday’s interview will discontinuance the saga.
Anarumo is a respected assistant spherical the league. With diminutive expertise running his have protection, the pairing with a first-time coach in Taylor would present a attention-grabbing dynamic in Cincinnati after years of stability under long-time mature coach Marvin Lewis.