Seattle's next DC 

January, 17, 2013
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There are two angles to every hire in the NFL (or anywhere else): the new team must decide how they'll operate with the new person, and the old team must find a way to replace their lost asset. This is something with which the Seattle Seahawks must now deal, as they've lost their defensive coordinator Gus Bradley to a head-coaching gig in Jacksonville. So who is on the radar to become their next DC?

In these situations, a team can promote an internal candidate or bring someone in from elsewhere, and there are arguments in favor of both strategies. However, when it comes to a particular internal candidate in Seattle, ESPN NFC West blogger Mike Sando isn't so certain this would be the right move; Sando does have another option that could be a fit, though: