Career highlights: In his first year as the Jets' coordinator in 2004, the team ranked seventh in the NFL in total defense. This season, they fell to 12th as the entire team took a big step backward. . . . Previously, Henderson spent five years as a secondary coach with the Baltimore Ravens, who boasted one of the NFL's top defensive backfields over that time. . . . Previous coaching stops include the University of Houston (1998), Arizona State (1992-97), the University of California (1990-91), the University of Idaho (1989) and Utah State (1983-88). Background: The Baltimore native went to high school in Los Angeles, and played cornerback at Santa Monica Junior College and Utah State, where he earned first team All-PCAA honors as a senior. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1980 but did not play in the NFL.