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Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 10:34 AM
By: John Boyle - Staff Writer
— The Cincinnati Bengals are still searching for a defensive coordinator.
University of Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has pulled himself out consideration, according to multiple reports.
Grantham was thought to the be the favorite to run new coach Zac Taylor’s defense.
The Cincinnati Bengals could be close to hiring a defensive coordinator.
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The team is zeroing on University of Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network.
Sources: The #Bengals have narrowed their defensive coordinator search to focus on #Florida DC Todd Grantham, and he’s back in the building this morning. The only question is, can the #Bengals and new coach Zac Taylor pull him away from UF.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 13, 2019
The Bengals last season ranked last in the NFL in yards allowed per game (413.6) and 30th (out of 32) in points allowed per game (28.4).