Browns reportedly hire Todd Monken as OC, Steve Wilks as DC

Browns reportedly hire Todd Monken as OC, Steve Wilks as DC

The Browns hired former Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks as their new defensive coordinator and former Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken as their new offensive coordinator on Sunday. (AP/John Amis)

Freddie Kitchens’ didn’t waste any time hiring his two coordinators in Cleveland.

The newly-hired Cleveland Browns head coach hired former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Todd Monken as his offensive coordinator on Sunday, according to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. He also hired former Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks as his defensive coordinator.

Source: Former #Bucs OC Todd Monken is headed to Cleveland. He’s agreed to terms with the #Browns to be their offensive coordinator. Along with the coming hire of Steve Wilks as DC, that’s a high-powered staff.

The Browns are expected to make the hires official in the coming days.

Wilks was fired on in December after just one season as the Cardinals head coach, where he led them to a 3-13 record — the franchise’s worst in Arizona.

Monken has spent the previous three seasons as the Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator. He previously worked in the league as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ wide receivers coach from 2007-2010.

This post will be updated with more information shortly.

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