A key member of the New Orleans Saints coaching staff will return to the team next season.


The 46-year old Allen, who is serving his second stint with New Orleans, has been in his current role since 2015.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Allen previously served as a defensive assistant for the Saints from 2006-2010.

Prior to his current position with the Saints, Allen served as head coach for the Oakland Raiders for three seasons (2012-2014), accumulating an overall record of 8-28.