Chargers have competition from Packers for DC Gus Bradley

From ESPN - January 9, 2018

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Green Bay Packers have requested permission to interview Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, even though his one-year deal expired on Tuesday, according to ESPNs Adam Schefter.

The Seattle Seahawks also reportedly have interest in Bradley, an expected hot commodity this offseason.

In his first season with the Chargers, Bradley turned the Bolts into one of the best defensive units in the NFL. The Chargers allowed just 17 points per contest, good for No. 3 in the league.

Led by Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram, the Chargers totaled 43 sacks in 2017, tied for fifth in the NFL. The Chargers also finished with 18 interceptions, tied for sixth in the league.

Chargers GM Tom Telesco said one of the teams priorities this offseason was retaining all of the coordinators, including Bradley.

Youd love to keep continuity with players and coaches, to be honest with you. Its hard to do in this league, Telesco said. With our coaching staff, wed love to keep all three coordinators. Thats what we plan to do.


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