ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 1: St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo stands on the field in the second half of the game against the San Francisco 49ers on January 1, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The 49ers defeated the Rams 34-27. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Steve Spagnuolo To Become New Saints DC, According To Report

The former Rams coach has reportedly become the Saints new defensive coordinator following an interview Thursday.

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Steve Spagnuolo To Become New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator, According To Report

Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to join the New Orleans Saints as new defensive coordinator, according to Jay Glazer.

It would be a trade of sorts for the two teams. Spagnuolo was fired on Black Monday as the head coach of the Rams. The Saints lost defensive coordinator Gregg Williams to Jeff Fisher, who took over at new coach of the Rams.

Before becoming the Rams head coach in 2009, he was the New York Giants defensive coordinator for two seasons, including the team’s 2007 Super Bowl-winning season best-remembered for it’s smothering defense. Before that he worked under Jim Johnson on the Eagles defensive staff. Earlier this week, Spagnuolo was reportedly headed to the Philadelphia Eagles in the same capacity but now that’s apparently not happening.

Check out SB Nation’s Canal Street Chronicles to see what Saints fans are saying about Spagnuolo potentially coming to New Orleans.

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Steve Spagnuolo To Interview With New Orleans Saints, According To Report

Despite reports that he was likely headed to the Philadelphia Eagles, Steve Spagnuolo has an interview set up with the New Orleans Saints, according to a report from NFL Network. Spagnuolo was fired on Black Monday as the head coach of the St. Louis Rams.

He's been connected to a number of jobs, most notably the Eagles, but Spagnuolo is apparently still making his decision. The Saints lost defensive coordinator Gregg Williams to Jeff Fisher and the Rams earlier this week making the defensive coordinator position in New Orleans available.

Spagnuolo has an extensive history on the defensive side of the ball. Before becoming the Rams head coach in 2009, he was the New York Giants defensive coordinator for two seasons. And before that he was working under Jim Johnson on the Eagles defensive staff.

Check out SB Nation's Canal Street Chronicles to see what Saints fans are saying about Spagnuolo potentially coming to New Orleans.

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Steve Spagnuolo Likely Headed To Philadelphia Eagles, According To Report

The Eagles are expected to hire former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo, according to a report.

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