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Report: Rams set to add former Eagles DC Desai to staff

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The Los Angeles Rams are expected to hire former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Sean Desai in a senior role on defense, sources told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

The Eagles fired Desai in January after just one season. He had been stripped of play-calling duties before Week 15 and replaced by Matt Patricia amid defensive struggles.

The 40-year-old Desai was the DC for the Chicago Bears in 2021 after eight years as an assistant with the club. He also spent one season with the Seattle Seahawks before joining the Eagles.

Desai will bring an experienced voice to a defense that lost former DC Raheem Morris, who was hired by the Atlanta Falcons as their new coach.

The Rams promoted linebackers coach and pass rush coordinator Chris Shula to be Morris' replacement. Shula, the grandson of legendary Dolphins head coach Don Shula, has been with the Rams since Sean McVay arrived in 2017.

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