Ravens retain the services of five assistants to coaching employees, including former All-Pro LB Zach Orr
The Ravens have additional five new assistant coaches, the staff Wednesday, stabilizing the staff members right after a thirty day period of attrition in Baltimore.
Restricted finishes mentor George Godsey, within linebackers coach Zach Orr, outdoors linebackers coach Rob Leonard, assistant offensive line coach Mike Devlin and defensive high quality-regulate mentor Ryan Osborn have joined mentor John Harbaugh’s 2022 workers.
Orr, 29, was an All-Professional inside of linebacker for the Ravens in 2016, when he posted vocation highs in tackles (133), tackles for reduction (6), passes defensed (five) and interceptions (a few). He’ll reunite in Baltimore with initial-calendar year Ravens defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald, who served as a coaching intern throughout Orr’s rookie year in 2014 and then as a defensive assistant from 2015 to 2016.
Orr transitioned to coaching in Baltimore following retiring in 2017 due to the fact of a congenital neck/backbone affliction. He served various roles on the Ravens’ employees from 2017 to 2020, together with performing as a coaching analyst, and as a player personnel and coaching administrative assistant. He expended last year as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ outside the house linebackers mentor.
Orr replaces Rob Ryan, who joined the Las Vegas Raiders’ team as a defensive assistant below new defensive coordinator Patrick Graham.
“We’re energized to welcome Zach back to Baltimore,” Harbaugh reported in a assertion. “Having previously performed and coached for the Ravens, Zach has initial-hand information of our lifestyle. He understands the standard of protection we attempt to uphold. His information, passion and conversation will have a major affect on our inside of linebackers.”
Godsey, 43, replaces Bobby Engram, who was named Wisconsin’s offensive coordinator previous month. Godsey was Miami’s restricted ends coach from 2019 to 2021 and was promoted to co-offensive coordinator very last season. Dolphins restricted ends finished with an NFL-substantial 122 catches previous yr, and their 1,271 acquiring yards had been the league’s fourth most. Godsey also served as the Houston Texans’ offensive coordinator from 2015 to 2016.
“George has a proven keep track of document coaching some of the NFL’s finest offensive players, specifically at the limited conclusion posture,” Harbaugh stated. “He provides a prosperity of understanding, energy and practical experience to our workers. Restricted end is an integral part of our offense, and George is somebody who will aid our group continue to participate in at a very large stage.”
Leonard invested the earlier 3 seasons with the Dolphins, the place he served as the outdoors linebackers coach (2021), assistant defensive line coach (2020) and linebackers coach (2019). He invested the initially six seasons of his NFL coaching vocation (2013-18) as an assistant with the New York Giants, assisting the defensive line and linebackers. Former Ravens outside the house linebackers mentor Drew Wilkins left to provide in the same purpose under former Ravens and present New York Giants defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale.
“Throughout his NFL occupation, Rob has coached lots of impactful defensive players,” Harbaugh said. “He’s a powerful addition to our coaching staff, and his practical experience and understanding will surely benefit our outside the house linebackers. I’m excited to see how he can help our device function to compete at a dominant level.”
Devlin, 52, spent six seasons (2015-20) coaching the Houston Texans’ offensive line. He held the similar role from 2013 to 2014 with the New York Jets, the place he also coached tight ends from 2006 to 2012. A previous offensive lineman himself, Devlin played in the NFL for 7 many years with the Buffalo Payments and Arizona Cardinals. He’ll work alongside offensive line coach Joe D’Alessandris in Baltimore.
Osborn served as a defensive analyst at Michigan less than Macdonald very last time. Working with the Wolverines’ outside the house linebackers and defensive line, he helped create defensive conclude Aidan Hutchinson, a Heisman Trophy finalist who concluded with a solitary-season college-report 14 sacks, and exterior linebacker David Ojabo, one more All-American and projected initially-round pick in April’s NFL draft.