Jonathan Gannon is turning into a popular name in the HC circuit, and the defensive guru has now received interest from a third team. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter (via Twitter), the Texans requested permission to interview the Eagles defensive coordinator.
Gannon has spent 15 years as a coach and scout. Following a three-year stint as the Colts defensive backs coach, he was hired as the Eagles defensive coordinator last offseason. During his first season in the role, the Eagles defense ranked top-10 in yards allowed, with Philly’s rush defense showing particular promise.
The Broncos and Vikings have already requested permission to speak with Gannon. The 39-year-old will now have plenty of time to interview after Philly was bounced from the postseason.
In Houston, Gannon joins a growing list of candidates that already includes: