Commanders might want to change secondary coach Chris Harris

Outdated possession is leaving; the brand new will are available in. Thus, defensive backs coach Chris Harris is departing.

The pending departure of Harris is important. Harris, who accomplished his third season as Washington’s defensive backs coach, sees the handwriting on the wall.

Realizing Head Coach Ron Rivera has gained 7, 7, and eight video games in his three seasons, if Rivera doesn’t win large subsequent season, he’s probably going to get replaced by the brand new possession.

Consequently, Chris Harris is being proactive in trying and looking for a job now. Previous to coming to Washington in 2020, Harris served because the Chargers assistant secondary coach from 2016-19.

The Bears and Titans each have sought out Harris, and seeing Washington’s secondary had a a lot better 12 months in 2022, the timing is sweet for Harris to hunt a job with a bit extra safety for the subsequent few seasons.

There’s additionally hypothesis Harris might get some defensive coordinator interviews this cycle. All of this may be useful for Harris in his teaching profession.

With the Washington scenario unstable, this may probably imply the Commanders is not going to be having prime secondary coaches pulling down their doorways for interviews this month.

They could have to interchange Harris from inside the current employees. Nonetheless, there may be expertise on the employees on this space that might actually assist the Commanders presently.

Richard Rodgers (assistant defensive backs) has coached within the NFL for ten seasons. Brent Vieselmeyer (assistant defensive backs/nickel) has six years of NFL teaching expertise and defensive high quality management coach Cristian Garcia would possibly maybe be prepared to maneuver as much as an assistant position.

One exterior identify that will come accessible is likely to be Steve Wilks. Wilks was the Cardinals head coach (2018) and coaches six seasons for the Carolina Panthers when Rivera was the head coach. Understandably, Wilks is alleged to be looking for out defensive coordinator positions initially.

Story originally appeared on Commanders Wire

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