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Buffalo Bills reportedly parting ways with assistant coach Donnie Henderson

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As Rex Ryan and the Bills continue to shuffle their defensive coaching staff, one notable name that appears to be on the outs is defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson.

Update: The Bills have now confirmed that Donnie Henderson will not be back in 2016, nor will special teams assistant Michael Hamlin.

Original story: Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com reports that Buffalo Bills defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson will not be back with the team in 2016. He also reports that he has already interviewed for a job with the Indianapolis Colts.

In his report, Marvez points out that Bills defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, who has a background coaching defensive backs, could assume responsibility of that positional group with Henderson leaving. The Bills also employ former NFL safety Tim McDonald as a defensive backs coach, as well.

Thurman's role as the defensive coordinator has not changed, but was left in doubt by Monday's hiring of Rob Ryan, Rex Ryan's twin brother, as Assistant Head Coach/Defense.

Henderson, 58, has been widely regarded as one of the Bills' best positional coaches for the past three years after joining Doug Marrone's coaching staff in 2013. In that time, the Bills have been able to develop players like Duke Williams (the 2014 version, anyway), Bacarri Rambo, and most notably Ronald Darby into early contributors, while others like Stephon Gilmore have taken their game to new heights.

No changes to the Bills' defensive coaching staff are yet official - aside from the Rob Ryan hire - but it seems pretty clear at this point that more shuffling is on the way.