Former head coaches Bill Belichick and Bill Belichick are returning to the New England Patriots’ organization. However, both are shifting to new positions on the attacking side of the ball.
After being questioned by reporters in the morning, Bill Belichick announced that Joe Judge and Matt Patricia will be returning to his coaching staff for the next season. Patricia was the defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots before being promoted to the Detroit Lions, while Judge was a special teams player before becoming a special teams coach with the New York Giants.
Belichick, on the other hand, hired them to fill the vacuum left by the departure of previous offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, who accepted a coaching post with the Las Vegas Raiders.
According to Albert Breer of the MMQB, Belichick is not concerned about Judge and Patricia being assigned to new positions. “That’s not something I’m really concerned about,” Belichick said. “They’re outstanding instructors. Matt is a wonderful coach in every sense of the word. Joe is a fantastic coach in every sense of the word.”
Despite the acquisition of some recognisable names to his offensive line, Belichick has yet to choose a replacement for McDaniels as offensive coordinator, according to reports. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, he joked that he doesn’t have to worry about who will be in charge of calling the plays at this point in the season.
Patricia was offered her first NFL position as an offensive coach to Bill Belichick in 2004, when the Patriots were in their inaugural season. After one more season as a member of the offensive line, he shifted his focus to defense for the next 12 seasons until joining the Detroit Lions.
His engagement with the Detroit Free Press resulted in the discovery of a sexual assault indictment dating back to 1996 that did not result in a prosecution. This was the beginning of his career. Patricia has a career record of 13-29-1 until being fired in the year 2020. It is said that the squad was overjoyed to be able to move out of his way following the completion of his inaugural season in 2018.
Three years after joining the squad as an assistant for special teams, Judge was promoted to the position of coordinator of special teams. The Giants released him after his debut season ended with a record of 4-13. The G-Men scored 26 points in the final game of the season, and they did so by running a sneaky quarterback on third-and-long in the fourth quarter.
Giving employment to people who are not familiar with the organization, such as second-year quarterback Mac Jones, might be a hazardous move for a corporation aiming to develop new quarterbacks.