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Eric Washington

Defensive Coordinator

College: Grambling State

Hometown: Shreveport, LA


After beginning his NFL coaching career with the Bears in 2008, Washington returns to Chicago as the team's defensive coordinator after spending the previous four seasons in Buffalo (2020-23). In 2023, Washington was promoted to assistant head coach/defensive line coach. He originally joined the Bills in 2020 as their defensive line coach before he was promoted to the senior defensive assistant/defensive line coach for the 2022 season.