New Orleans Saints complete coaching staff moves with addition of Ronald Curry

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Nov 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the New York Giants during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Giants 52-49. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the New York Giants during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Giants 52-49. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports /
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Nov 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the New York Giants during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Giants 52-49. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 1, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the New York Giants during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Giants 52-49. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports /

The New Orleans Saints officially announced their 2016 coaching staff on Tuesday, and it sees the black and gold with five new coaches.

August 24, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers offensive assistant Ronald Curry during the third quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Levi
August 24, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers offensive assistant Ronald Curry during the third quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Levi /

We’ve known about Dan Campbell (assistant head coach/tight ends), Aaron Glenn (secondary), Joe Lombardi (quarterbacks), and Peter Giunta (senior defensive assistant) joining the team for several weeks. The newest name joining the Saints coaching staff is Ronald Curry, who will serve as an offensive assistant.

Curry is a former player who played seven seasons in the NFL from 2002-2009. He served as on the San Francisco 49ers coaching staff from 2013-2015, working with current wide receivers coach John Morton in the process. Curry played wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders (2002-2008), and spent 2009 with the Detroit Lions and St. Louis Rams.

Some other interesting moves from the coaching staff announcement include Brian Young’s title being changed to pass rushing specialist, and Dennis Allen officially getting tabbed as the team’s defensive coordinator.

Per the New Orleans Saints media release, here’s your 2016 coaching staff:

HEAD COACH: SEAN PAYTON. Assistants: Dennis Allen (Defensive Coordinator), Charles Byrd (Assistant Strength and Conditioning), Dan Campbell (Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends), Pete Carmichael (Offensive Coordinator), Ronald Curry(Offensive Assistant), Dan Dalrymple (Head Strength and Conditioning), Peter Giunta (Senior Defensive Assistant), Aaron Glenn (Secondary), Bill Johnson (Defensive Line), Stan Kwan (Assistant Special Teams), Joe Lombardi (Quarterbacks), Greg McMahon (Special Teams Coordinator), Jason Mitchell (Director of Coaching Administration), John Morton (Wide Receivers), Brendan Nugent (Offensive Assistant), Dan Roushar (Offensive Line), Joel Thomas (Running Backs), Marcus Ungaro (Defensive Assistant), Joe Vitt (Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers), Rob Wenning (Assistant Strength and Conditioning), James Willis (Defensive Assistant/Linebackers), Brian Young (Pass Rush Specialist).

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