Rams coordinator Matt LaFleur 3rd to interview with Titans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have interviewed three candidates in their search for new coach and none have had any NFL head coaching experience. Los Angeles Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur was the third to interview for the job.
The Titans announced Friday they had concluded LaFleur's interview.
LaFleur, 38, is coming off his first season as offensive coordinator, though Rams coach Sean McVay called the plays. LaFleur was quarterbacks coach with Atlanta in 2015 and 2016, the year Matt Ryan was named NFL MVP and offensive player of the year. He also coached quarterbacks at Notre Dame in 2014 working with Everett Golson.
In four seasons with the Washington Redskins, LaFleur was quarterbacks coach and worked with Robert Griffin III. Griffin became the first Redskins rookie quarterback named to the Pro Bowl. LaFleur started in the NFL as an offensive assistant with the Houston
He started coaching at his alma mater Saginaw Valley State where he played quarterback. He also coached at Central Michigan and Northern Michigan.
The Titans interviewed a pair of defensive coordinators Thursday in Houston's Mike Vrabel and Carolina's Steve Wilks to start their search to replace Mike Mularkey, fired Monday after going 21-22 with the franchise's first playoff win in 14 years .
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Updated January 19, 2018