The Seahawks’ offensive coordinator search looked to be in disarray as recently as early this afternoon, with presumed target Josh McDaniels landing in St. Louis and 2010 quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch gone to the University of Miami. ESPN’s Adam Schefter indicated in a Wednesday evening tweet that former Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has been Pete Carroll’s favorite for the job all along, however, and Schefter’s colleague has taken it a step further.
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Seahawks have formally offered Bevell their offensive coordinator job.
Bevell was reportedly in Seattle Tuesday for a two-day interview, at the end of which the proposal was made. Negotiations are expected to be finalized “within the next day.”
Bevell was the Vikings’ offensive coordinator for the last five years. In total yards, Minnesota ranked 23rd, 13th, 17th, 5th, and 23rd during Bevell’s tenure. They were 26th, 15th, 12th, 2nd, and 29th in points scored.