BREAKING: Rams and Chargers inquire about Detroit Lions’ Teryl Austin

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, Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin is of interest to those teams.

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.

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Written by Leonard Elmore

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