AFC West: Greg Williams

AFC West coaching staffs

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Thanks to ESPN Stats and Information’s Russell S. Baxter, here is a look at the complete coaching staffs of each AFC West team:

Denver: John Fox

Dennis Allen, defensive coordinator

Mike McCoy, offensive coordinator

Jeff Rodgers, special teams coordinator

Clancy Barone, tight ends

Keith Burns, assistant special teams

Brian Callahan, quality control/offense

Adam Gase, quarterbacks

Sam Garnes, assistant secondary

Justin Lovett, strength and conditioning assistant

Dave Magazu, offensive line

Ron Milus, secondary

Wayne Nunnely, defensive line

Jay Rodgers, quality control/defense

Greg Saporta, strength and conditioning assistant

Richard Smith, linebackers

Eric Studesville, running backs

Tyke Tolbert, wide receivers

Rich Tuten, strength and conditioning

Kansas City: Todd Haley

Romeo Crennel, defensive coordinator

Bill Muir, offensive coordinator/offensive line

Maurice Carthon, assistant head coach

Richie Anderson, wide receivers

Mike Clark, strength and conditioning

Gary Gibbs, linebackers

Steve Hoffman, special teams

Bernie Parmalee, tight ends

Pat Perles, assistant offensiveBe Line

Anthony Pleasant, defensive Line

Brent Salazar, assistant strength and conditioning

Nick Sirianni, offensive quality control

Otis Smith, defensive quality control

Emmitt Thomas, defensive backs

Adam Zimmer, defensive assistant/assistant linebackers

Jim Zorn, quarterbacks

Oakland: Hue Jackson

Al Saunders, offensive coordinator

Chuck Bresnahan, defensive coordinator

John Fassel, special teams coordinator

Greg Biekert, linebackers

Chuck Bresnahan, defensive coach

Willie Brown, squad development

Adam Henry, tight ends

Sanjay Lal, wide receivers

Brad Roll, strength and conditioning

Kevin Ross, assistant coach, safeties

Kelly Skipper, running backs

Mike Waufle, defensive line

Steve Wisniewski, assistant offensive line

Rod Woodson, assistant coach, cornerbacks

Bob Wylie, offensive line

San Diego: Norv Turner

Clarence Shelmon, offensive coordinator

Greg Manusky, defensive coordinator

Rich Bisaccia, special teams

Cris Dishman, assistant secondary

Steve Gera, coaches assistant

Hal Hunter, offensive line

Jeff Hurd, strength and conditioning

Don Johnson, defensive line

Charlie Joiner, wide receivers

Jason Michael, tight ends

John Pagano, linebackers

John Ramsdell, quarterbacks

Vernon Stephens, assistant strength and conditioning

Mike Sullivan, offensive line

Steve Wilks, assistant head coach-secondary

Greg Williams, assistant linebackers

Ollie Wilson, running backs
Wisely, the Denver Broncos are planning to talk to some defensive coaches in their search to find Josh McDaniels' replacement.

New Denver leader John Elway told the Denver Post he will ask permission to talk to Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Williams has head-coaching experience. Fewell is also garnering interest from San Francisco, Cleveland and Carolina.

Denver will also talk to Atlanta offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey and Denver interim coach Eric Studesville. There has been talk that Mularkey could be the leading candidate because of his ability to work with a young quarterback such as Tim Tebow.

But Denver does have some major shoring up to do on defense. It allowed a league-high 471 points this season. Talking to coaches like Fewell and Williams is a sign Denver is prepared to do its due diligence in this process.

Also, Elway told the Denver Post he didn’t get the chance to talk to Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh about the job while Elway served as an honorary Stanford captain in the team’s Orange Bowl win Monday. Still, if Elway wants to talk to Harbaugh, I’m sure he’ll get the opportunity.

AFC West news and notes

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Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

LaDainian Tomlinson put his written words where his body ink is. Once again, the future Hall of Fame running back pledged his loyalty to the Chargers.

With rumors rampant that he could be trade bait, it is no surprise Tomlinson wrote that he wants to be back in San Diego. This is the same guy who has the Chargers' lightning bolt emblem tattooed on his calf.

Tomlinson has always figured he'd be a Charger for life, and Wednesday's statement doesn't change that belief.

There was coaching news in the AFC West Wednesday, but not the news we've all been waiting for.

Yes, Oakland still hasn't announced if Tom Cable will be the permanent head coach or if it will go in another direction. And Kansas City still hasn't announced whether Herm Edwards will be kept or released.

Still, there was plenty of assistant coach movement.

San Diego added longtime NFL defensive back Cris Dishman to the coaching staff as assistant secondary coach. He was with the Chargers part of last season as part of the NFL's Minority Coaching Fellowship program.

The team also added Greg Williams as the assistant linebackers coach.

Denver also added three coaches, including officially announcing the hiring of former Oakland linebackers coach Don Martindale for the same role with the Broncos. The team also hired Ben McDaniels as an assistant. He is the 28-year-old brother of new Denver coach Josh McDaniels. It is Ben McDaniels' first NFL coaching job. He was coaching the quarterbacks at a Canton, Ohio, high school. The other coach Denver hired was Jay Rodgers, who was last at Iowa State.

Also, the Oakland Tribune wonders if a move by Stanford assistant Chris Dalman is another sign that Cable will be named the head coach.

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