The Washington Commanders have fired defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio and defensive backs coach Brent Vieselmeyer, as per Adam Schefter.

The Commanders suffered an embarrassing 45-10 loss on Thanksgiving to the Dallas Cowboys and have decided to shake up their coaching staff.

These firings are just the tip of the iceberg. The writing is on the wall. Head Coach Ron Rivera’s time is coming to an end. He will most likely be fired at the end of the season.

Rivera is expected to take over a bigger role in the defensive play-calling for the season’s final six weeks, per Ian Rapoport.

Del Rio has been with the Commanders since 2020. In his time with them, the defense has been up and down.

The Commanders are now 4-8 on the season and have lost three in a row.

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