The New England Patriots are bringing an finish to the Matt Patricia period of offensive play-calling by hiring Invoice O’Brien as their new offensive coordinator.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Low reported the information on Tuesday morning.
There was a rising perception that the Patriots would transfer shortly on a choice after the workforce lately introduced they’d start their seek for a brand new offensive coordinator. Josh McDaniels was the final man to formally maintain the title earlier than leaving in 2022 for the pinnacle teaching job with the Las Vegas Raiders.
The Patriots by no means formally named a successor and went with former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia as an alternative as their new offensive play-caller. Catastrophe struck the offense that season, and the workforce shortly turned the web page again to O’Brien, who spent final season because the offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
The addition of O’Brien brings a much-needed change to New England’s offense and familiarity for former Alabama quarterback Mac Jones because the Patriots look to proper the ship in 2023.
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