NEW YORK — It’s the kind of party Christian Parker wished had been around when he was in his twenties. “Growing up, I thought that in order to have fun it had to be centered around alcohol,” Parker remembered. Parker, celebrating 20 years of sobriety, is working to change the...
After nearly two weeks, the lone vacancy on the Denver Broncos' coaching staff has been filled. The Denver Post's Ryan O'Halloran reported Saturday that Denver is expected to hire Green Bay Packers defensive quality control assistant Christian Parker as its new secondary coach. Parker will replace Renaldo Hill, who became the Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator under rookie head coach (and ex-Broncos linebackers coach) Brandon Staley.
In contention for the Jaguars’ quarterbacks coach position, Mike Sullivan will instead land in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are hiring the former Giants and Buccaneers offensive coordinator, Mike Garafolo of NFL.com tweets. Sullivan, 53, will replace Matt Canada, who is now the Steelers’ OC. Pittsburgh’s QB coaching role grew in importance recently, with the Steelers giving Dwayne Haskins an opportunity to reboot his career. While Ben Roethlisberger is planning to return for an 18th season, Sullivan will have multiple developmental QBs — Haskins and Mason Rudolph — to mentor. Sullivan has not coached since the 2018 season, when he served as the Broncos’ QBs coach.