Originally posted on Cincinnati Bengals Blog  |  Last updated 1/21/12
The Bengals might not be the only team looking at Kevin Coyle in regards to a defensive coordinator spot. NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora reports that Coyle, who is the Bengals defensive backs coach, is under consideration for the same position with the Dolphins and is held in high regard by new head coach Joe Philbin. With Mike Zimmer still under consideration for head coaching spots in Tampa Bay and Indianapolis, many have considered Coyle to possibly be promoted here if Zimmer were to leave. The Eagles wanted to speak to Coyle last year about their defensive coordinator opening but were denied permission by the Bengals. With Zimmer’s future still unknown, the Bengals would be in a difficult position if Miami would come calling, especially since they were criticized for denying permission for Coyle to interview in Philly last year. Many had expected that Todd Bowles, who was the interim head coach for the final three games, would be named the defensive coordinator, but Bowles is als...
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