Giants will interview Jerome Henderson for vacant DC position

The New York Giants are casting a wide net in search of a defensive coordinator but they aren’t neglecting candidates that are already under their employ.

Defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson will reportedly get a formal interview for the position.

This season, Henderson was in charge of a young secondary that included rookies Deonte Banks and Tre Hawkins III, as well as second-year players Cor’dale Flott and Dane Belton.

Henderson, 54, has 17 years of NFL coaching experience, the last four with the Giants. Before landing with the Giants, Henderson coached for the Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, and New York Jets.

From 2006-2007, Henderson, who is widely respected by his players and around the league, served as the Jets’ director of player personnel.

Story originally appeared on Giants Wire