Bill O’Brien is rumored to be returning to the NFL, and his connections could lead him to this team.
Rumor has it the Patriots are the favourites, and the Alabama Crimson Tide’s offensive coordinator says he hasn’t spoken to anyone within the organization since April, but a New England reunion seems likely. is.
However, O’Brien has many connections beyond the Patriots. That’s what Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times pointed out on Saturday.
Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich is in no sign of exiting, but Stroud presented the Tampa Bay case.
“He had some high-profile sideline scraps with (Tom) Brady, but still preferred to be challenged with tough coaching,” Stroud wrote. He’s been a very close friend of Bucks general manager Jason Licht since working together in New England.”
Brady’s future is also up in the air. O’Brien and future Hall of Fame quarterback could reunite in New England instead of the Buccaneers. prize.
Stroud also revealed that the Buccaneers contacted O’Brien when Leftwich was the frontrunner to head coach the Jacksonville Jaguars. Those negotiations fell apart and Doug Pederson was hired as head coach. After Bruce Arians retired, Todd Bowles was promoted to head coach and Leftwich remained on the Tampa Bay staff.