Steve Wilks won't interview for Colts head coaching job

Giants interview Carolina defensive coordinator Steve Wilks

Giants interview Carolina defensive coordinator Steve Wilks

In the past week, they have interviewed interim coach Steve Spagnuolo, New England coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia and Minnesota offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.

But their defensive coordinator post could be in flux, as well.

Wilks, 48, met with the Cardinals and the Giants earlier this week.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have interviewed Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks for their vacant head coaching job. Or else maybe Tisch was just in the neighborhood.

Wilks did not end up interviewing.

Wilks has close ties to Gettleman, who was Carolina's general manager until being fired before the start of this past season.

This is the second year in a row Wilks has drawn head-coaching interest.

"I really believe that the head coaching job is a CEO position".

So it can be speculated either the Cardinals or Giants will ultimately hire him. This was his sixth year with the Panthers and first as defensive coordinator.

Additionally, despite the Colts defense allowing the 30th most points per game at 25.2 avg. ppg. last season, the franchise is coming off of six up-and-down seasons from a previous defensive-minded head coach, Chuck Pagano, meaning it could be time to go in another coaching philosophy direction entirely for change's sake.

Wilks also coached the San Diego Chargers secondary from 2009-11 and the Chicago Bears defensive backs from 2006-08.