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Redskins Coaching News: Ray Horton offered DB coach job, could also be Defensive Pass Game Coordinator

Horton needs a job

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UPDATE: Officially Official

UPDATE: Horton has been hired

UPDATE: Horton will be the DB coach, but not Defensive Pass Game Coordinator

The Redskins have reportedly offered their open defensive backs coaching job to Ray Horton. Grant Paulsen also reports that Washington could also make Horton the team's defensive passing game coordinator if he accepts their offer.

Horton's first coaching job was with the Redskins 1994 as a defensive assistant. He was Washington's assistant defensive backs coach from 1995-1996. He moved on to coach defensive backs/secondary for the Cincinnati Bengals(97-01), Detroit Lions(02-03), and Pittsburgh Steelers(04-10).

Horton got his first defensive coordinator job with the Arizona Cardinals in 2011, and was there for 2 seasons. He then moved on to be the DC for the Cleveland Browns in 2013. He became the Tennesse Titans defensive coordinator the following season and spent 2 years in that position. He returned as the Browns DC in 2016 under Hue Jackson, but was fired after one year. Horton hasn't coached football professionally in 2 years

The Redskins "moved on" from DB coach Torrian Gray after two seasons. He returned to Florida to become the Gators DB coach. Washington plans to make more changes to Jay Gruden's coaching staff this offseason. They have interviewed multiple candidates for their defensive coordinator position that isn't technically open. Team President, and professional liar, Bruce Allen told us that current DC Greg Manusky was involved in these meetings...