Found January 19, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to join the New Orleans Saints as their new defensive coordinator, has learned. Spagnuolo, who had been the Rams head coach for the past three seasons, was fired earlier in January after a disappointing 2-14 record. The Saints' defensive coordinator position was left vacant after Gregg Williams' contract expired and he joined new Rams head coach Jeff Fisher. Spagnuolo's career ended in St. Louis with a 10-38 record. Before becoming the Rams head coach in 2009, Spagnuolo was the New York Giants defensive coordinator, where he played a major role in the Super Bowl XLII upset of the New England Patriots.

Saints Nation: Saints Hire Steve Spagnuolo

It's official, Steve Spagnuolo is the new defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints replacing Gregg Williams. Spags comes to the Saints regarded as one of the premiere defensive minds in the game and there's no question on paper this is a great hire. The team's window to compete for championships is now and they need a top notch coach to get the most out of the...

Reaction to New Orleans Saints hiring Steve Spagunolo positive

  New Orleans Saints Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo (Source When news broke yesterday that Steve Spagunolo had agreed to become the new defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints, social media networks rapidly spread the news that was welcomed by players and fans alike. … [visit site to read more] Reaction to New Orleans Saints hiring Steve Spagunolo positive...

Saints Nation: Saints Eyeing Steve Spagnuolo as Gregg Williams' Replacement

If you could pick the most embarrassing of the Saints' four defeats this past season, the loss in St. Louis to the Rams would win by a landslide. The Rams were able to limit what the Saints did offensively like almost no other team this season. While that's a compliment to the way the Rams played that day, particularly defensively, the embarrassment factor is an endictment...

No Spags for you'se...and no big deal...

It's official... Steve Spagnuolo chose New Orleans as his new residence as an NFL defensive coordinator... Does that mean Juan Castillo gets to live to die another day with the Eagles at that tenuous position? Not necessarily...But a lot of Philly fans treat the departure of an available Spags as a death knell to their dreams of defensive dominance in 2012.Hey, wait a minute...

Steve Spagnuolo Headed to New Orleans, Castillo Likely to Stay Put

With reports that former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has accepted an offer to revamp an inconsistent Saints’ defense, further uncertainty now surrounds the Eagles’ plans on the defensive side of the ball.

AP Source: Spagnuolo to take over Saints' defense

Former St. Louis Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to take over as defensive coordinator for with the Saints.

AP Source: Spagnuolo to take over Saints' defense

Former St. Louis Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to take over as defensive coordinator for with the Saints.

It's Not Too Late To Fire Andy Reid

In case you missed it, the New Orleans Saints hired former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo to be their defensive coordinator yesterday. Spags, despite his losing tenure in St. Louis, is regarded as one of the finest defensive coaches in the sport. Any number of teams could have used him, but it was the Saints who acted swiftly and decisively, immediately improving their defense...
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