Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Broncos have requested permission to interview Lions DC Aaron Glenn for their head coaching job.
Here’s the updated list of head coach candidates for Denver:
- Patriots LBs coach Jerod Mayo (Requested)
- Cowboys DC Dan Quinn (Requested)
- Cowboys OC Kellen Moore (Requested)
- Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett (Requested)
- Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy (Requested)
- Eagles DC Jonathan Gannon (Requested)
- Rams OC Kevin O’Connell (Requested)
- Lions DC Aaron Glenn (Requested)
Glenn, 49, is a former first-round pick of the Jets back in 1994. He played 15 seasons for the Jets, Texans, Cowboys, Jaguars and Saints.
Glenn began his NFL coaching career with the Browns back in 2014 as their assistant defensive backs coach. From there, the Saints hired him two years later as their defensive backs coach and eventually took the Lions’ defensive coordinator job last year.
In 2021, the Lions’ defense ranked No. 29 in yards allowed, No. 31 in points allowed, No. 28 in rushing yards allowed and No. 24 in passing yards allowed.