Cardinals make Vance Joseph defensive coordinator

The Arizona Cardinals have named former  Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph as their defensive coordinator, the team announced Friday.  Denver fired Joseph last month after a 6-10 season. He was 11-21 in two seasons with the Broncos.  Prior to coaching the Broncos, Joseph spent 11 years coaching defensive backs with the 49ers, Texans and Bengals before becoming the Dolphins’ defensive coordinator in 2016.  The Cardinals were looking for a veteran coach who could fill the defensive coordinator’s role, general manager Steve Keim said during new coach Kliff Kingsbury’s introductory news conference on Wednesday. Keim also announced Wednesday that the defense would switch back to a 3-4 from the 4-3 they ran under former head coach Steve Wilks. Kingsbury added that he wanted the defense to have an "attacking style." "We want to be aggressive and get this defense back to where they’ve been, previous to last year,"…

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