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Ken Flajole

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Ken Flajole enters his 17th season as a coach in the NFL and his first in Philadelphia, where he will take over as the team’s linebackers coach.

Flajole (pronounced FLAY-juhl) has coached every defensive position during his 38-year coaching career and most recently coached the inside linebackers with the Cleveland Browns in 2013. While in Cleveland, Flajole worked with LB D’Qwell Jackson, who started all 16 games for the Browns at ILB and led the team with 143 tackles (93 solo).

In 2012, Flajole coached the secondary for the New Orleans Saints, where he worked with Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins.

Prior to his stint with the Saints, Flajole served as the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams from 2009-11 under head coach Steve Spagnuolo. In his first season with St. Louis, Flajole helped develop rookie LB James Laurinaitis, who finished his rookie campaign with a team-high 144 tackles (96 solo), becoming just the second rookie in Rams history to lead the team in tackles.

Also during his time in St. Louis, Flajole helped develop Pro Bowl DE Chris Long, whose sack totals increased from 5.0 to 8.5 to a career-high 13.0 in his three seasons in Flajole’s defense.

Before earning St. Louis’ coordinator job, Flajole spent six years coaching linebackers for the Carolina Panthers under head coach John Fox. During his time with Carolina, Flajole helped the Panthers win two division titles, while making three playoff appearances, including two trips to the NFC Championship Game and one Super Bowl berth. While in Carolina, Flajole coached All-Pro LB Jon Beason, as well as LB Thomas Davis and Pro Bowl LBs Mark Fields and Dan Morgan.

Ken Flajole enters his 17th season as a coach in the NFL and his first in Philadelphia, where he will take over as the team’s linebackers coach.

Flajole (pronounced FLAY-juhl) has coached every defensive position during his 38-year coaching career and most recently coached the inside linebackers with the Cleveland Browns in 2013. While in Cleveland, Flajole worked with LB D’Qwell Jackson, who started all 16 games for the Browns at ILB and led the team with 143 tackles (93 solo).

In 2012, Flajole coached the secondary for the New Orleans Saints, where he worked with Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins.

Prior to his stint with the Saints, Flajole served as the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams from 2009-11 under head coach Steve Spagnuolo. In his first season with St. Louis, Flajole helped develop rookie LB James Laurinaitis, who finished his rookie campaign with a team-high 144 tackles (96 solo), becoming just the second rookie in Rams history to lead the team in tackles.

Also during his time in St. Louis, Flajole helped develop Pro Bowl DE Chris Long, whose sack totals increased from 5.0 to 8.5 to a career-high 13.0 in his three seasons in Flajole’s defense.

Before earning St. Louis’ coordinator job, Flajole spent six years coaching linebackers for the Carolina Panthers under head coach John Fox. During his time with Carolina, Flajole helped the Panthers win two division titles, while making three playoff appearances, including two trips to the NFC Championship Game and one Super Bowl berth. While in Carolina, Flajole coached All-Pro LB Jon Beason, as well as LB Thomas Davis and Pro Bowl LBs Mark Fields and Dan Morgan.
 

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