Darren Perry believes he's ready for a coordinator job

Green Bay Packers safeties coach Darren Perry has been identified as one of the assistants still involved in the postseason that could be targeted for a coordinator job.

He’s reportedly on the list of the Philadelphia Eagles, and the Arizona Cardinals are also still looking for a defensive coordinator. What’s interesting is Perry is experienced with the 3-4 scheme and the Eagles are a 4-3 defense.

Whether Perry turns out to be a coveted candidate or not, he believes he’s ready for a bigger role.

“I have not interviewed for a defensive coordinator position in the past, but I think I’m ready, I’ve done my apprenticeship,”Perry told the Virginian-Pilot. “I’ve been around some great football minds. I’m patiently waiting for my opportunity, knowing that eventually something will come up.”

There could be fallout with Tennessee now seeking a head coach. Some assistants could stay but much of that, of course, will be dependent on who is hired as head coach.

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