Seahawks ‘bracing’ for Sean Desai to get Eagles defensive coordinator job

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will be addressing the media in a few minutes at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. No doubt he will be asked about his most popular assistant, associate head coach Sean Desai. In recent days he earned a second interview for the Eagles’ defensive coordinator job and emerged as a finalist. Now it seems like he’s the odds-on favorite.

According to a report by Jeremy Fowler at ESPN, folks in both Seattle and Philadelphia are “bracing” for Desai to get the job.

Desai joined Carroll’s staff last year and has been working closely with defensive coordinator Clint Hurtt gameplanning each week. He spent the previous nine seasons working as a defensive assistant for the Bears in a variety of roles, including defensive coordinator in 2021.

Losing Desai would represent a significant blow for Seattle’s staff. He is one of the most highly-regarded young coaches in the NFL and certainly appears to be on-track for a head coach job some day.

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