The NFL regular season is officially finished and the San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams are searching for a new coach. According to Ian Rapoport at NFL.com, Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is of interest to those teams.
The #Rams and #Chargers have requested permission to interview #Lions DC Teryl Austin, source said. Will happen at the end of this week.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 3, 2017
Austin has been a candidate for several head coaching jobs recently. Just last year he interviewed with four teams. In 2016 the Lions have allowed 22.4 points per game good enough for #13 in the league. In 2014, Austin led the Detroit defense to #2 in the league in total yards given up with 4,815.
[stats courtesy of ESPN.com]