Dolphins lose defensive coordinator Patrick Graham to the Giants, promote assistant

Tanya Simon
January 13, 2020

Glenn was one of two candidates reported to be considered for the open defensive coordinator job under first-year Giants head coach Joe Judge, along with Miami Dolphins coordinator Patrick Graham (who worked alongside Judge previously with the New England Patriots).

The Washington Redskins weren't the only team to go with a new head coach in the NFC East this year.

He spent time with the Giants back in 2016 and 2017 as well as with head coach Joe Judge for four seasons with the New England Patriots.

With two of the greats to consult, Giants fans wait to see if they've found a coach to bring some wins back to NY.

The Dolphins hired Chan Gailey as their offensive coordinator after firing Chad O'Shea at the end of the season.

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Instead Iâll try to do good stages every day possible and that's what I'm looking for, ' Goncalves said then. He was found in a state of unconsciousness following a cardiac arrest.

NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported that Graham would indeed be the new Giants defensive coordinator, having interviewed with Big Blue this weekend.

But Giants co-owner John Mara said that a recommendation from Belichick carried quite a lot of weight, on top of the fact that Saban sent Judge to work for Belichick originally.

Graham, a Yale graduate who once had dreams of working for the Central Intelligence Agency, takes over a young Giants defense that started nine first- or second-year players this season.

For those keeping score at home: That's now six former Belichick assistants who will be National Football League defensive coordinators in 2020, as Graham, Boyer and Undlin join Crennel (Houston Texans), Dean Pees (Tennesee Titans) and Jim Schwartz (Philadelphia Eagles). He was the defensive passing game coordinator and cornerbacks coach in 2019.

The Cleveland Browns are now the only team still looking for a head coach.

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