Jack Del Rio replacing Gregg Williams as DC of the New Orleans Saints?

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That’s not a surprise considering Williams coached under Fisher while he was the head coach of the Titans, and that their friendship extends well beyond the football field.

But Williams is very happy with the Saints, so much so that he turned down several offers last year to interview and potentially get back into the role of an NFL head coach.

If he does follow Fisher than the Saints will have to find a new defensive coordinator of their own.

According La Canfora, and several league sources, the Saints could be looking at ex-Jaguar head coach Jack Del Rio as the teams new defensive coordinator in the event Williams leaves.

Del Rio was fired by the Jaguars in November after a fiasco of quarterback changes.

Starter David Garrard was released, and backup Luke McCown was inserted before being removed in favor of rookie Blaine Gabbert.

He left Jacksonville with a regular season record of 69-73, and was 1-2 in the playoffs over his nine year tenure as head coach.

Del Rio was actually drafted by the Saints in the 3rd round of the 1985 NFL Draft before moving on to play for the Chiefs, Cowboys, Vikings, and Dolphins over a twelve year career.

He came back to the Saints as a strength and conditioning coach from 1997-1998 before moving onto the Ravens as a linebacker coach.

After the 2001 season he took over as the defensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers, where he lead them to the NFL’s second best defense in 2002.