Coaching Updates

Thought it’d be worth to re-visit this briefly… Offense first, all stuff coming from O’Neil and various twitter rumors. Ha!


  • Offensive Coordinator: Jeremy Bates (confirmed) – replaces Greg Knapp
  • Offensive Line: Alex Gibbs (confirmed) – replaces Mike Solari
  • Quarterbacks: Jedd Fisch [from U Minnesota, current offensive coordinator / QB coach] – replaces Bill Lazor
  • Tight Ends: Offered to Mike Solari, who turned it down. Someone will replace Mike DeBord.
  • Running Backs: Kasey Dunn will not be retained. No rumors at this point.
  • Wide Receivers: Robert Prince will not be retained. No rumors at this point.
  • Defensive Coordinator: Multiple rumors; Dan Quinn [Seahawks D-Line], Jerry Gray [Redskins Secondary, former DC in NFL], others. Gus Bradley may remain on the staff in some capacity, but it will not be as defensive coordinator.
  • Defensive Line: Dan Quinn is the heads on favorite to stay if he doesn’t move up to DC. No other rumors at this point.
  • Linebackers: Ken Norton, Jr. (confirmed) – replaces Zerrick Rollins
  • Secondary: Will Lewis is not expected to be retained; no rumors at this point.
  • Quality Control: There is still a chance that Pete Carroll’s son, Brennan will join the staff.
  • Something: Pat Kirwan still likely to join the staff in some capacity or another.