The Patriots and Bill Belichick usually like to promote coaches from within their own program, but this time around it might be an outsider landing the vacant defensive coordinator gig.

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Former Rutgers and Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano is expected to be interview after the season, according to a source close to Gary Tanguay.

Schiano was recently named the head coach at the University of Tennesse, but the offer was taken off the table after backlash from their fans.

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During the controversy, Belichick said he '100%' believes in Schiano as a man and coach. Belichick's son Stephen played under Schiano as a long snapper in college. They also held joint practices when Schiano was the head coach for the Bucs.