Former Texans CB Aaron Glenn to become Lions' defensive coordinator, report says

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Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn is expected to join tight ends coach Dan Campbell in Detroit as he’s set to become the Lions' defensive coordinator, according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Campbell is reportedly expected to be named the Lions head coach this week and is making Glenn a part of his staff. He’ll be tasked with helping the Lions, who allowed a league-high 6.3 yards per play, improve.

Glenn just completed his fifth season with the New Orleans Saints. He helped the guide the Saints to collect a league-high 18 interceptions in 2020.

A former first-round pick out of Texas A&M, Glenn played 13 seasons in the NFL spending time with the Jets, Texans, Cowboys, Jaguars and Saints. He’d received some interest as a head coach interviewing with New York earlier this month.

Glenn isn’t the only member of the Saints organization making a move. The Atlanta Falcons announced Saints VP/ director of pro personnel Terry Fontenot would be their next GM Tuesday morning.