Cleveland Browns hire new defensive coordinator

Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 9:55 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Browns will hire Jim Schwartz as their new defensive coordinator, according to AP sources.

Schwartz has been a coach for the Detroit Lions, and a defensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles, including during the Eagles’ first Super Bowl championship in Super Bowl LII.

Schwartz has not signed his official contract with the Browns yet, according to AP sources.

The Browns have been searching for a new defensive coordinator since firing Joe Woods earlier this month

Schwartz was among early candidates for the position, including Patriots’ Jerod Mayo and Steelers’ Brian Flores.