The New York Jets employed former Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter, the employees launched Friday.
New York launched on Cooter as a result of the employees’s subsequent working backs coach.
Cooter beforehand ran the Detroit Lions’ offense inside the closing three seasons. Detroit parted strategies with him in January after the offense regressed beneath first-year head coach Matt Patricia.
Cooter will work beneath new head coach Adam Gase and offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains. He has certainly not been a working backs coach, nonetheless labored with Gase on the Denver Broncos’ coaching workers in 2013.
Cooter was a Broncos offensive assistant when Gase held the offensive coordinator job.
Detroit’s offense averaged 327.2 yards per sport closing season, which ranked 24th inside the NFL. The Lions ranked 25th inside the league with 20.2 components per sport.
The Jets moreover launched the additions of Shawn Jefferson as assistant head coach offense/intensive receivers, Bo Hardegree as an offensive assistant, John Dunn as tight ends coach, Frank Pollack as offensive line coach, Derek Frazier as assistant offensive line coach, Frank Bush as assistant head coach safety/inside linebackers, Andre Carter as line of protection coach, Joe Vitt as senior defensive assistant/exterior linebackers, Blake Williams as a defensive assistant and Eric Sanders as a defensive assistant.