Below is a list of current National Football League defensive coordinators.

AFC

Team Name Year hired Previous coaching position
East
Buffalo Bills Leslie Frazier 2017 Baltimore Ravens secondary coach (2016)
Miami Dolphins Josh Boyer 2020 Miami Dolphins cornerbacks coach & passing game coordinator (2019)
New England Patriots Bill Belichick 2000 Head coach, de facto defensive coordinator
New York Jets Jeff Ulbrich 2021 Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator (2020)
North
Baltimore Ravens Mike Macdonald 2022 Michigan defensive coordinator (2021)
Cincinnati Bengals Lou Anarumo 2019 New York Giants defensive backs coach (2018)
Cleveland Browns Joe Woods 2020 San Francisco 49ers defensive backs coach & passing game coordinator (2019)
Pittsburgh Steelers Teryl Austin 2022 Pittsburgh Steelers senior defensive assistant & secondary coach (20192021)
South
Houston Texans Lovie Smith 2021 Head coach, de facto defensive coordinator
Indianapolis Colts Gus Bradley 2022 Las Vegas Raiders defensive coordinator (2021)
Jacksonville Jaguars Mike Caldwell 2022 Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebackers coach (20192021)
Tennessee Titans Shane Bowen 2021 Tennessee Titans outside linebackers coach (20182020)
West
Denver Broncos Ejiro Evero 2022 Los Angeles Rams secondary coach & passing game coordinator (2021)
Kansas City Chiefs Steve Spagnuolo 2019 New York Giants defensive coordinator (20152017)
Las Vegas Raiders Patrick Graham 2022 New York Giants defensive coordinator (20202021)
Los Angeles Chargers Renaldo Hill 2021 Denver Broncos defensive backs coach (20192020)

NFC

Team Name Year hired Previous coaching position
East
Dallas Cowboys Dan Quinn 2021 Atlanta Falcons head coach (20152020)
New York Giants Don Martindale 2022 Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator (20182021)
Philadelphia Eagles Jonathan Gannon 2021 Indianapolis Colts cornerbacks coach (20182020)
Washington Commanders Jack Del Rio 2020 Oakland Raiders head coach (20152017)
North
Chicago Bears Alan Williams 2022 Indianapolis Colts safeties coach (20182021)
Detroit Lions Aaron Glenn 2021 New Orleans Saints defensive backs coach (20162020)
Green Bay Packers Joe Barry 2021 Los Angeles Rams assistant head coach & linebackers coach (20172020)
Minnesota Vikings Ed Donatell 2022 Denver Broncos defensive coordinator (20192021)
South
Atlanta Falcons Dean Pees 2021 Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator (20182019)
Carolina Panthers Phil Snow 2020 Baylor defensive coordinator (2017–2019)
New Orleans Saints Ryan Nielsen
Kris Richard
2022 New Orleans Saints defensive line coach (2017–present)
New Orleans Saints defensive backs coach (2018–present)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Kacy Rodgers
Larry Foote
2022 Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive line coach (2019–present)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebackers coach (2019–present)
West
Arizona Cardinals Vance Joseph 2019 Denver Broncos head coach (20172018)
Los Angeles Rams Raheem Morris 2021 Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator & interim head coach (2020)
San Francisco 49ers DeMeco Ryans 2021 San Francisco 49ers inside linebackers coach (20182020)
Seattle Seahawks Clint Hurtt 2022 Seattle Seahawks assistant head coach & defensive line coach (20172021)

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