• Bengals hire Matt Burke as linebackers coach

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 18, 2014
    Matt Burke, who spent the last five seasons as linebackers coach of the Lions, is now linebackers coach of the Bengals. With the Bengals getting ready to depart for the Senior Bowl on Sunday, they filled their opening at linebackers coach by hiring Matt Burke, who has been the linebackers coach the previous five seasons with the Lions. Burke was a quality control coach and assistant for Schwartz when Schwartz was the defensive coordinator in Tennessee and then brought Burke to Detroit when he became the head coach. “It’s a great opportunity to come and work with one of the NFL’s best defenses,” Burke said, “and I look forward to getting to know our players and establish communication with them. Burke, 37, has been instrumental in the development of Stephen Tulloch and DeAndre Levy. The Bengals figure to fill out their staff with the hiring of a secondary coach before Senior Bowl practices start Monday. Tulloch has led Detroit in tackles the past three seasons while Levy was voted the Lions Defensive MVP by players for this past season.
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      Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther ended up replacing himself at linebackers coach with a similar résumé when he grabbed Matt Burke from the old Jim Schwartz staff in Detroit.
      Source: bengals.com
    • Bengals hire ex-Lions coach to lead LBs

      CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals filled one of their two position coach vacancies Saturday by naming former Lions assistant Matt Burke as their new linebackers coach, taking the post recently promoted defensive coordinator Paul Guenther once held. G…
      Source: ESPN.com

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