NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans declared they employed veteran NFL mentor Jim Haslett to mentor their within linebackers on Thursday.
Haslett delivers 24 a long time of NFL coaching knowledge to the Titans. He most recently served as the within linebackers mentor for the Bengals from 2016 to 2018.
Haslett invested 12 seasons as an NFL coordinator for the Steelers, Saints, Rams and Redskins. He also performed in the NFL for nine a long time.
“Introducing top quality coaches to our staff members has usually been my priority with the ability to educate, build and inspire,” Titans mentor Mike Vrabel explained in a assertion. “I have known Jim [Haslett] considering the fact that my rookie year at Pittsburgh and was amazed with how he taught and designed the players on our defense. Over his profession, he has knowledge and accomplishment as a head mentor, defensive coordinator and linebacker mentor.”
The Titans have yet to name a replacement defensive coordinator for Dean Pees, who retired. Getting Haslett as a veteran mentor on the defensive staff members is a vital asset to Vrabel considering the fact that he will be contacting the performs for the defense.
Haslett replaces former within linebackers mentor Tyrone McKenzie, who is now in the same job for the Detroit Lions immediately after mutually parting methods with the Titans final thirty day period.
Vrabel’s staff members also misplaced defensive backs mentor Kerry Coombs when he took about as the defensive coordinator at Ohio Condition. The Titans employed former Houston Texans defensive backs mentor Anthony to swap Coombs.
Extra Vrabel, “Anthony [Midget] was a mentor I labored together with at the Texans. He delivers fantastic knowledge in our defensive system alongside with fantastic electricity and passion for his players. We are thrilled to boost our defensive staff members and be improved academics and builders of our players.”
Three other coaches who are returning for a further year with the Titans have gotten new titles: Ryan Crow (assistant unique teams), Matt Edwards (defensive assistant) and Scott Booker (safeties).