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Saints Hire Former Browns Assistant Defensive Backs Coach Aaron Glenn

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According to reports, the New Orleans Saints have hired Aaron Glenn to be their new secondary coach. Glenn replaces Wesley McGriff, who accepted a job as Auburn's co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach two weeks ago.

Glenn was on Mike Pettine's defensive staff from 2014-2015. Glenn, along with Bobby Babich, served as assistant defensive backs coaches under secondary coach Jeff Hafley. This is a step up for Glenn, who played in the league from 1994-2009. The lack of development of guys like CB Justin Gilbert and CB Pierre Desir doesn't seem like a good resume-builder, but then again you never quite know how much Glenn actually had to do with that in his role.

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer, prior to the team hiring Hue Jackson to be their head coach, they asked four assistants to stay on board if the new coach wanted them:

Glenn is getting a promotion with the Saints, and Kevin O'Connell was reportedly told that Jackson is bringing in his own guy to coach quarterbacks. The status of Hafley, John DeFilippo, and the rest of the staff remains up-in-the-air.