The Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons are only three of
the seven teams that will go into next season with a new head coach.
The Bills went with the offensive-minded Mike Mularkey, the Redskins brought
back coaching legend Joe Gibbs and the Falcons hired San Francisco defensive
coordinator Jim Mora, Jr.
What could set these three teams apart is not their new skippers, but
their new assistant coaches. If it's
true that behind every great man is a great woman, then behind every great
coach is a great offensive line coach.
APDrew Bledsoe's hoping Jim McNally will have an answer for Buffalo's blocking woes.
The Bills hired former New York Giants line coach Jim McNally. Buffalo was
excited about the hiring of Mularkey, but McNally is the name that gets
Bills fans excited. Quarterback Drew Bledsoe has been sacked 103 times in
the past two seasons. Part of that is the result of him holding onto the
ball too long, but a big part of it was the poor play of the front five.
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