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Report: DL Coach Jacob Burney Will Not Be Retained by the Redskins

Jacob Burney will be the second defensive coach not coming back under new DC Joe Barry

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One of the few remaining "Shanahan guys" remaining on the roster, Jacob Burney is reportedly not coming back to coach for the Washington Redskins next year. Burney coached with Mike Shanahan with the Denver Broncos from 2002-2008 and followed him to the Redskins when he signed here in 2010.  Burney has been coaching the Defensive Line since then.  He survived the coaching purge following the 2013 season along with DC Jim Haslett, and remained on the payroll until a new DC had the chance to assess the staff.  Yesterday it was reported that OLB/DL coach Brian Baker was not coming back, today it is Burney.

Joe Barry is currently at the Senior Bowl practices with the rest of the Redskins brass.  Many coaches who are looking for positions with teams network in Mobile, and Barry likely has people already in mind for the positions that are vacated.  ESPN's John Keim has heard speculation that ILB Kirk Olivadotti could be the only member of the current defensive staff that is retained.  The Redskins also reportedly really like DBs coach Raheem Morris, but his future with the team is not confirmed until it's confirmed.

[UPDATE: 1:41 pm 1/22/15] Mike Jones is confirming that Burney will not return, no news on other defensive coaches