Patriots Make Surprising Coaching Decision
The Patriots made a surprising coaching decision this week.
On Friday, the team revealed that it had hired former Los Angeles Rams assistant offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch.
At the moment, Fisch’s new role has not been announced.
Fisch worked under Sean McVay and the Rams for two year. He started out as an offensive assistant then got bumped up to assistant offensive coordinator.
Prior to that, he worked for two years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, one year with the Seattle Seahawks, four years with the Baltimore Ravens and two years with the Houston Texans.
It is unclear at the moment whether Fisch will ultimately step into the wide receiver coaching void that the Patriots currently have.
Jedd Fisch will be joining the #Patriots coaching staff in an as yet to be determined offensive capacity, according to a league source.
— Jim McBride (@globejimmcbride) January 25, 2020
The team’s previous wide receivers coach, Joe Judge, left earlier this year to become the new head coach of the New York Giants.
If that is in fact the case, then New England will still need to hire a new special teams coordinator and defensive line coach.
This past season the Patriots went 12-4 but were forced to play in their first Wild Card came in a decade.
They promptly lost in an upset to the Tennessee Titans.
It remains to be seen what impact Fisch will ultimately have on the offense.