Adrian Klemm expected to join Patriots staff presumably as offensive line coach

February 6, 2023

Pete Thamel of ESPN reported earlier today that the Patriots were expected to hire Oregon Associate Head Coach/Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator Adrian Klemm. Klemm’s role has not been announced but one has to assume he will be the offensive line coach. Sources: Oregon offensive line coach Adrian Klemm is expected to leave for the New England Patriots. Klemm is expected to receive a pay raise with the move back to…

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Patriots hire trusted O’Brien assistant Will Lawing to coach the tight ends

February 3, 2023

The Patriots have hired former Penn State, Houston Texans and Alabama assistant Will Lawing to the coaching staff. Lawing has been a trusted Bill O’Brien assistant for the past ten years. It is expected that Lawing will coach the tight ends. Lawing will would be replacing Nick Caley who ironically enough interviewed for the Houston Texans offensive coordinator opening yesterday. The 37 year old Lawing got his start at Juniata…

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Patriots Director of Player Personnel Matt Groh speaks at East-West Shrine Bowl practice

January 28, 2023

Image courtesy of East-West Shrine Bowl As the Patriots coaching staff got knee deep in on-field work with players on the West roster at the East-West Shrine Bowl practice in Last Vegas on Saturday, Director of Player Personnel Matt Groth spoke with the media following Day 2. Groh, along with the coaches, have a chance to not only work with players one-on-one throughout the week, but also get to scout…

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Bill O’Brien is the Last Chance for Jonnu Smith

January 28, 2023

When the Patriots hired Bill O’Brien earlier this week there was a collective sight of relief across New England. O’Brien, a proven offensive mind and play caller, would be a massive upgrade for a Patriots offense that was disjointed and underwhelming in 2022. Within O’Brien’s new offense is a player that the Patriots signed for huge money in 2021 that has been a massive disappointment since: tight end Jonnu Smith….

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Thanks to Belichick, things were worse than we thought with the Patriots offense.

January 27, 2023

  Thanks to a bombshell article in yesterday’s Boston Herald by Andrew Callahan and Karen Guergian, we got an inside look at just how dysfunctional the Patriots were offensively this season. According to sources who spoke to Callahan and Guergian on the condition of anonymity, the offensive staff was described as “disheveled” and that they were”scrambling” to get things done. One source went as far as to say “I love…

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Sarianides: 5 ways the Patriots offense will improve schematically with Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator.

January 24, 2023

The Patriots have officially hired Bill O’Brien as their offensive coordinator. So what can we expect now schematically? Well, one thing is for sure. The Patriots offense will have a much clearer identity in 2023 than they had last season. Gone are the days of 12 screens a game and route concepts that bleed into each other. The Patriots will return to their roots offensively but with some modern updates….

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O’Brien set to be new OC for the Patriots, what’s it mean for 2023?

January 24, 2023

Image courtesy of the New England Patriots Patriots’ fans year-long nightmare is over. The forward pass will be returning to Gillette Stadium in 2023. Multiple reports this morning had Bill O’Brien returning to New England to be the offensive coordinator of the Patriots. Someone who actually knows offense will be calling plays in 2023, pretty interesting concept huh? O’Brien will return to the organization for the first time since 2011…

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Could the Arizona Cardinals could be the deciding factor in whether or not Bill O’Brien becomes the next Patriots offensive coordinator?

January 20, 2023

  Bill O’Brien has long been considered the favorite to be the Patriots new offensive coordinator. He interviewed with the team yesterday and by all accounts, he is the favorite. Many at the highest levels of the organization including owner Robert Kraft want O’Brien. Despite that, O’Brien is far from a lock to be the Patriots next offensive coordinator. Despite having a history with the organization and being from the…

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Left field candidates aplenty in the Patriots OC search but I still think Bill goes with someone he knows

January 18, 2023

Over the course of the past week, we have bandied about the names of possible offensive coordinators for the Patriots. Members of the media have combed over the rosters of coaching staffs across the league to try to find coaches that are connected to Bill Belichick that could be possible coordinator candidates. I have said from the beginning that the offensive coordinator list for the Patriots is short. We all…

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Lyons’ top choices for Patriots Offensive Coordinator

January 17, 2023

The Patriots will be interviewing candidates to fill their vacant offensive coordinator position this week. New England saw its offense go from seventh in points per game in 2021 to the bottom third of the league in nearly every category in 2022. A new face is needed and there are several attractive candidates out there. Here are my top choices for the job: Bill O’Brien O’Brien has the unique distinction…

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