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NFL Coach Tracker: Raiders interview Todd Grantham; Latest on Perry Fewell

The Bengals reportedly could be in play for Fewell if they lose Vance Joseph to the Denver Broncos.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

As the NFL offseason is nearly here for all 32 teams, many coaching staffs have yet to be completely filled.

Ex-New york Giants DC Perry Fewell is interviewing for the Washington Redskins' defensive backs coach on Monday. Fewell is a candidate for the same job in San Francisco. Fewell has been coordinating NFL defenses since 2006, and served as at least a DBs coach since 1998.

A report from this past weekend suggested the Bengals could be in play for Fewell if they lose Vance Joseph to the Denver Broncos. Fewell spent the past five seasons as the Giants' DC, succeeding Steve Spagnuolo, who ironically was hired again by the Giants after Fewell was fired following the 2014 season.

If he takes the job in Washington, hopefully that will kill any more Denver interest in Joseph.


The Oakland Raiders are close to filling up their entire staff with only a defensive coordinator needing to be named.

According to Dianna Marie Russini of NBC Washington, the Raiders are interested in Louisville DC Todd Grantham for that role, and adds that he is the "favorite" for the job. Grantham previously spent a decade in the NFL coaching defensive lines for the Colts, Texans and Cowboys while spending three seasons as the defensive coordinator in Cleveland.

The Louisville defense finished the 2014 season ranked sixth nationally in total defense, allowing only 308.5 yards per game. Still, it would be a big move to go from college back to the NFL.