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Report: Titans hire Dean Pees as defensive coordinator

The Titans are hiring Dean Pees as their defensive coordinator, Jason Wolf of The Tennessean reports. Pees, 68, retired earlier this month as the Ravens’ defensive coordinator. He has 45 years of coaching experience, spending the past six in Baltimore. The Ravens beat the 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII with Pees as their defensive [more]

Rob Moore expected to be Titans WR coach

Titans 2017 first-round pick Corey Davis closed out his rookie year with a pair of touchdown catches against the Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs and he’ll be working with a new wide receivers coach as he tries to build on that in his second season. Per a report from Adam Caplan of [more]

Report: Dean Pees talking to Titans about joining their staff

Remember when Dean Pees announced his retirement? Yeah, well, it hasn’t even been a full month yet, and Pees could be tiring of retirement. According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens’ former defensive coordinator is in talks with the Titans about the possibility of joining the team’s staff, potentially as defensive coordinator. [more]

Pat O’Hara, Shane Bowen joining Mike Vrabel in Tennessee

Texans assistants Pat O’Hara and Shane Bowen will join Mike Vrabel in Tennessee, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. The Titans hired O’Hara as quarterbacks coach, and Bowen will coach the outside linebackers. O’Hara was an offensive assistant with the Texans, assisting with the quarterbacks. He drew interest from several teams, including interviewing with [more]

Report: Brian Callahan will join Raiders’ staff

The Raiders are hiring former Lions quarterbacks coach Brian Callahan, Jason Wolf of The Tennessean reports. Callahan also interviewed with the Titans and the Jets. Callahan will work as the quarterbacks coach for offensive coordinator Greg Olson and head coach Jon Gruden in Oakland. His father, Bill Callahan, served as Gruden’s offensive coordinator in Gruden’s [more]

Report: Brian Callahan to interview with Titans, Jets

Brian Callahan won’t be returning to the Lions as quarterbacks coach under new head coach Matt Patricia, but he may not be out of a job for long. Jordan Raanan of reports that Callahan has set up interviews with the Titans and Jets. Raanan notes that the Titans interview will be for the offensive [more]

Titans adding Kerry Coombs to coaching staff

New Titans coach Mike Vrabel was able to lure one Ohio State assistant coach to join his staff. According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, Buckeyes assistant Kerry Coombs is joining Vrabel in Nashville. Coombs began as a cornerbacks coach, but has also been the special teams coordinator there and became assistant defensive coordinator in [more]

Titans defensive coordinator will call plays, unless Mike Vrabel tells him what to do

The Titans spoke to James Bettcher on Tuesday, but the former Cardinals defensive coordinator is reportedly taking a job running the Giants defense instead. That means new Titans coach Mike Vrabel is still looking for coordinators on both sides of the ball and he said Tuesday he is “not going to rush it” by hiring [more]

Reports: James Bettcher to become Giants defensive coordinator

The New York Giants are hiring former Arizona Cardinals assistant coach James Bettcher to serve as their new defensive coordinator under head coach Pat Shurmur, according to multiple reports. Bruce Arians had hoped Bettcher would be named as his replacement as head coach of the Cardinals when Arians elected to retire at the end of [more]

Report: Deshea Townsend only Titans’ assistant with chance to stay

Mike Mularkey’s staff is headed out the door with him. Only defensive backs coach Deshea Townsend has a chance to remain in Tennessee under new coach Mike Vrabel, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN reports. Vrabel and Townsend played together in Pittsburgh, and Vrabel is interviewing his former teammate at the Senior Bowl. Defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, [more]

James Bettcher meeting with teams about defensive coordinator jobs

James Bettcher interviewed for a promotion from defensive coordinator to head coach in Arizona, but the Cardinals hired former Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks as Bruce Arians’ successor on Monday. Wilks is expected to bring Al Holcomb with him from Carolina to be the defensive coordinator, which leaves Bettcher to look for a job with [more]

Who will be Tennessee’s offensive coordinator?

When potential head coaches interview for vacancies, they lay out a detailed plan regarding what they’ll do and who they’ll get to join them. New Titans coach Mike Vrabel presumably said he’d deliver Ohio State assistant Ryan Day as the offensive coordinator. That didn’t happen, with Day staying put, reportedly with a promotion from co-offensive [more]

Ryan Day not leaving Ohio State to join Titans’ staff

Titans coach Mike Vrabel wants to put Marcus Mariota in an offense more like the one he ran in college, but Ryan Day will not be coordinating that offense. Day will remain at Ohio State rather than take the Titans offensive coordinator job, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Vrabel had reportedly been interested in Day [more]

Mike Vrabel: I was scared to death coaching against Marcus Mariota

New Titans head coach Mike Vrabel was previously the defensive coordinator of the Texans, which meant he had to draw up game plans for Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota. Vrabel says that wasn’t easy. Vrabel said at his introductory press conference that he found it nerve-wracking to figure out how to stop Mariota, remembering the long [more]

Dick LeBeau won’t be back with Titans

The Titans hired Mike Vrabel as their new head coach on Saturday and the former Texans defensive coordinator is now working on putting together his coaching staff. According to multiple reports, it won’t include Dick LeBeau. LeBeau was the team’s defensive coordinator for the last two seasons, but it’s no great surprise that the Titans [more]

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