The Washington Commanders fired Head Coach Ron Rivera this morning, and there have already been several reports about interest in candidates to replace him. Michigan Wolverines HC Jim Harbaugh’s agent was reportedly contacting by Bob Myers, who is leading the search for a new coach and head of football operations. Rams DC Raheem Morris, Lions OC Ben Johnson, Lions DC Aaron Glenn, and Ravens DC Mike MacDonald have already gotten interview requests from Washington
Nicki Jhabvala is reporting another name that the Washington Commanders would like to interview. Houston Texans OC Bobby Slowik is the 7th reported candidate for Washington’s open head coaching job. Slowik started his NFL career out as a defensive assistant with the Washington Redskins under head coach Mike Shanahan from 2011-13.
Slowik rejoined Kyle Shanahan in San Francisco in 2017 defensive quality control coach. Two years later he became an offensive assistant. In 2021 Slowik's' title was offfensive pass game specialist, and the following year he was promoted to offensive passing game coordinator. Slowik followed former 49ers DC Demeco Ryans to the Houston Texans to be his offensive coordinator. This was Slowik's first seasob as playcaller and he got to work with rookie phenom CJ Stroud.
The Commanders submitted a request to interview Texans OC Bobby Slowik, per source.— Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) January 9, 2024
Slowik began his NFL coaching career in Washington, as a video assistant on Mike Shanahan's staff in 2010.