The Bucs are coming into an offseason wherein they may lose each coordinators to go teaching jobs on different groups. However offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich and defensive coordinator Todd Bowles aren’t the one doable departures. In line with Mike Preston of the Baltimore Solar, the Ravens are excited by Bucs inside linebackers coach Mike Caldwell for his or her defensive coordinator emptiness.
Ravens anticipated to speak with Jags’ DL coach Joe Cullen inside the subsequent day, and have curiosity in Bucs’ ILB’s coach Mike Caldwell, in keeping with sources. Regulate Mich. d-coordinator Mike Macdonald and Ravens d-line coach Anthony Weaver as favorites for vacant DC place.
— Mike Preston (@MikePrestonSun) January 26, 2022
Caldwell has been with Bruce Arians or Todd Bowles since 2012. He coached with Bowles that 12 months in Philadelphia, then went with the defensive coordinator to Arizona to work below Arians. Caldwell was there for 2 years as an inside linebackers coach. Then, when Bowles departed for New York to teach the Jets, Caldwell adopted. With the Jets, Caldwell additionally held the place of assistant head coach.
When Arians took the job in Tampa Bay, Bowles and Caldwell shortly crammed roles on his employees. However Caldwell’s enjoying days do return to Baltimore, albeit briefly. The 11-year veteran spent the 1996 season in Baltimore as a participant.
The Ravens lately parted methods with defensive coordinator Wink Martindale. Jaguars defensive position coach Mike Cullen is considered the favourite for the job. Time will inform if the Ravens formally usher in Caldwell for an interview.