The Ravens’ former offensive coordinator spent Wednesday being introduced as the new head coach of the Lions and Baltimore is reportedly wasting little time in the search for Jim Caldwell’s replacement.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Ravens have interviewed former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for the vacancy. Shanahan was relieved of his duties when the Redskins fired his father as head coach after the end of the regular season.
Moving from Robert Griffin III to Joe Flacco would be a pretty big change for Shanahan, although he’s worked with a variety of different quarterbacks over his years as a coordinator in Washington and Houston. If he lands in Baltimore, Shanahan will be charged with reversing course for an offense that ranked 25th in points and 28th in yards during the 2013 season.
Shanahan interviewed with the Dolphins before they settled on former Eagles quarterbacks coach Bill Lazor as their replacement for Mike Sherman. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in a statement Wednesday that the team would interview candidates from inside and outside the organization before making their selection.