Cleveland Browns reportedly hire new defensive, offensive coordinators

Monken and Wilks set to join new staff

Cleveland Browns reportedly hire new defensive, offensive coordinators
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator and wide receives coach Todd Monken watches warm ups before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) (Source: Michael Ainsworth)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The NFL Network is among outlets reporting that the Browns have agreed to contracts with Todd Monken to their Offensive Coordinator and Steve Wilks to be their Defensive Coordinator.

Monken ran the offense for Tampa Bay in the 2018 season, the Buccaneers had the third ranked offense in the NFL. Monken is highly regarded in NFL circles and many feel he will be a head coach in the league soon. The 52-year old also had a stop with the Jacksonville Jaguars and has been the head coach at Southern Miss.

Wilks spent 2018 as the Head Coach of the Arizona Cardinals. He was fired after a 3-13 season. Wilks was the Carolina Panthers Assistant Head Coach from 2015-2017 and served as the Panthers Defensive Coordinator in the 2017 season.

The Browns will introduce Freddie Kitchens as their Head Coach on Monday at First Energy Stadium in a noon press conference.

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