INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - One day after parting ways with Defensive Coordinator Ron Meeks,the Indianapolis Colts are closing in on hiring his replacement.
24-Hour News 8 has learned tonight that Larry Coyerwill be the team's choice.
Coyer has most recently been the assistant head coach of theTampa Bay Buccaneers, following a successful run as the DefensiveCoordinator of the Denver Broncos.
Denver ranked in the top 4 defenses in yards per game allowedunder Coyer in 2003 and 2004.
In addition, the Broncos ranked 6th in scoring defense duringhis four years as defensive coordinator.
Coyer has 44 years of coaching experience in both college andthe pros. His college coaching career, includes stops at OhioState, Iowa, Pitt, and UCLA among others.
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