The coaching rumors continue as the Redskins have still made zero hires, and only had one coach officially leave the team( ST coach Ben Kotwica). DBs coach Torrian Gray was rumored to have been let go, but his potential replacement Joe Woods signed with the 49ers. Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky had a parade of former head coaches “talk” to the Redskins, but in the end he will likely stay another year under Head Coach Jay Gruden. Now Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line coach Bill Callahan’s name is a appearing in the rumors, along with a possible destination.
Callahan is rumored to want out of Washington, but he is still under contract with the Redskins. Los Angeles Rams QB coach Zac Taylor is the next Cincinatti Bengals coach in waiting. Once the Rams playoff run ends, he will take over and fill in his staff. He reportedly wants Bill Callahan to be a part of that. He was Taylor’s head coach at Nebraska, when he was played QB there.
Taylor was the 2006 Big 12 Player of the Year in Callahan’s third year. The Cornhuskers went to their second consecutive bowl game that season, and Taylor left for the NFL as his years of eligibility had run out.
Zac Taylor is very interested in getting esteemed OL coach and former Raiders HC Bill Callahan on the staff he is forming for Cincy. We'll see if the Skins allow the move— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 16, 2019
Bill Callahan has been with the Redskins since being hired as the team’s OL coach after spending the previous 3 years as the Cowboys OC/OL. Callahan has worked with young talent like RG Brandon Scherff, RT Morgan Moses, and C Chase Roullier, and had one of the best LTs in the game, Trent Williams. The Redskins line has been ravaged with injuries the last seasons, forcing the Redskins to continually hire guys off the street and immediately plug them into the line. Callahan was recently accused of practicing his guys too hard, which led to more injuries for the big men.
Should the Redskins let Bill Callahan go to the Bengals?