The New York Giants are interviewing Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo for their vacant head coaching job, a source told The Enquirer. With the Bengals advancing to the AFC Championship game, the interview will take place virtually on Sunday.
Anarumo's defense kept the Tennessee Titans defense to 16 points in the divisional round win on Saturday and forced three turnovers.
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The Bengals ranked No. 5 in rushing yards per game, No. 11 in sacks, No. 18 in yards per game and No. 17 in points per game in the regular season. Cincinnati's defense is one of the most improved units in the NFL this season.
Lou Anarumo: History with New York Giants before arriving in Cincinnati
Anarumo is in his third season as defensive coordinator of the Bengals. Prior to his current stint in Cincinnati, Anarumo was the defensive backs coach for the Giants in 2018 and is a native of Staten Island, N.Y
Both the Bengals' offensive and defensive coordinators have earned interviews for head coaching jobs this cycle. Offensive coordinator Brian Callahan interviewed with the Denver Broncos for their opening ahead of the divisional round game against the Titans.
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