The Cleveland Browns are hiring former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken to the identical place, a league supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The Browns are additionally hiring former Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks to be their defensive coordinator, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Pat McManamon.

Monken interviewed for the top coach openings with the New York Jets, Inexperienced Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals this offseason. Wilks was let go by the Cardinals after compiling a Three-13 report in his solely season in Arizona.

The 52-year-old Monken had been Tampa Bay’s offensive coordinator since 2016 after he was Southern Miss’ head coach from 2013 to ’15.

Wilks, 49, was the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers prior to becoming a member of the Cardinals.

The NFL Community first reported the Browns had been hiring Wilks.

As well as to adding Monken and Wilks, the Browns are additionally hiring James Campen as affiliate head coach/offensive line coach, league sources instructed ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. Campen had been with the Inexperienced Bay Packers since 2004 and was the group’s longest tenured assistant.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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