Interviews with Colts head coach: Lions coordinators among Indianapolis candidates asked to speak with

Interviews with Colts head coach: Lions coordinators among Indianapolis candidates asked to speak with

Interviews with Colts head coach: Lions coordinators among Indianapolis candidates asked to speak with

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The Indianapolis Colts shocked the NFL by firing Frank Reich in the 2022 season. They then made an even more shocking decision by appointing former Colts center Jeff Saturday as interim coach. Saturday won its first game but failed to win any after as Indianapolis finished the season with a 4-12-1 record.

With the 2022 season behind them, the Colts are moving forward in their search for coaches. Indianapolis asked to speak to several assistant coaches on Monday, a day after its season officially ended. Expect the Colts to work quickly, as the Cardinals and Texans recently joined the list of teams looking to fill head coaching vacancies.

Here’s a look at the coaches the Colts have asked to speak with so far.

Coaching requests have been reported by CBS Sports, ESPN and NFL Network

Aaron Glenn, DC Lions

A 15-year NFL veteran, Glenn intercepted 41 career passes and was a three-time Pro Bowler at cornerback. Glenn recently wrapped up his second season as the Lions’ defensive coordinator. While his defense was near bottom in several major categories, Glenn’s unit forced 22 turnovers, including at least one in 15 games.

With Johnson at the helm, the Lions offense was one of the best in the NFL in 2022. The unit finished fifth in the NFL in points, eighth in assists, third in rushing touchdowns and fourth in the effectiveness of third trials. Johnson oversaw a career revival for quarterback Jared Goff, who had his best statistical season yet.

Raheem Morris, Rams DC

Morris is one year away from earning his Super Bowl ring as an assistant coach. A 21-year veteran of coaching in the NFL, Morris served as head coach for three years in Tampa. Morris also coached defensive backs in Tampa and Washington. He also spent three seasons as assistant head coach/receivers coach/passing games coordinator for the Falcons. Morris held the position when Atlanta won the NFC title in 2016.

Shane Steichen, Eagles OC

A 12-year veteran as a coach, Steichen, 37, has spent the past two seasons as the Eagles’ offensive coordinator. He presided over an Eagles offense this season that is third in the NFL in points, ninth in assists, fifth in rushing, fourth in third down efficiency and third in red-zone efficiency. Jalen Hurts, AJ Brown and Miles Sanders have each enjoyed a Pro Bowl berth this season under Steichen’s watch.

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