Ex-Giants coach Steve Spagnuolo employed as Chiefs’ new DC | NFL


The Chiefs introduced Thursday that former Giants coach Steve Spagnuolo will exchange Bob Sutton because the staff’s defensive coordinator.

Spagnuolo and Chiefs coach Andy Reid labored collectively after they had been a part of the Eagles’ employees from 1999-2006.

“Steve is a brilliant defensive thoughts with a variety of teaching expertise and success in our league,” Reid mentioned in a press release. “I do know him nicely from our time collectively in Philadelphia and I really feel that his management expertise and instructing skills, mixed along with his scheme, will likely be a fantastic match for our staff as we transfer ahead.”

Spagnuolo did not coach final season, however spent 2017 because the Giants’ interim head coach. He was additionally their defensive coordinator from 2015-17. Earlier than that, he was the pinnacle coach of the Rams from 2009-11, going 10-38 in that point.

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