DETROIT — The Detroit Lions are reportedly set to hire their new defensive coordinator. According to Ian Rapoport, the team will hire New Orleans Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn to be the new DC. But ESPN's Josina Anderson said Glenn has interest from other teams.
Sources: #Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn is headed to the #Lions as their defensive coordinator. The two sides are closing in on a deal. He’ll join Dan Campbell in Detroit after the two were together in New Orleans.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 19, 2021
It's expected that the team will hire Dan Campbell, the Saints' assistant head coach and tight end coach, and Glenn will join him in Detroit.
Glenn played 15 seasons in the NFL with several teams, and then joined the NFL was a scout for the New York Jets. He then went on to be the assistant defensive backs coach for the Cleveland Browns, and has spent the past four seasons as the Saints secondary coach.