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Bengals bringing in Dolphins assistant secondary coach Daronte Jones, per report

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The Bengals bring in another defensive coach to help with the secondary.

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The Cincinnati Bengals have added another defensive coach.

According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, Daronte Jones is coming to Cincinnati to coach the cornerbacks.

Jones has spent the last two seasons with the Miami Dolphins as their assistant defensive backs coach. He’s worked with Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke, who was the Bengals’ linebackers coach before leaving with former Bengals secondary coach Vance Joseph in 2016.

Jones previously was the defensive backs coach at Wisconsin during the 2015 season. In his lone season there, he helped the Badgers lead the nation with seven passing touchdowns allowed. Wisconsin also ranked No. 7 nationally in passing defense, allowing just 173.2 passing yards per game.

Prior to Wisconsin, Jones spent three seasons as the secondary coach at Hawaii. He spent the 2011 season as the defensive backs coach for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was a cornerbacks coach for UCLA in 2010.

The Bengals have been in the market for a new secondary coach after parting ways with Kevin Coyle this offseason. Robert Livingston is now the primary secondary coach after being an assistant secondary coach, so it appears Jones will work with Livingston to coach up the Bengals’ defensive backs.