Former Bills OC Rick Dennison Candidate For Jets’ Run-Game Coordinator Position

     

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets have reached out to former Bills OC Rick Dennison about becoming their run-game coordinator.

Mehta notes that Dennison previously worked with new Jets OC Jeremy Bates while they were together in Denver.

The Jets have reportedly spoken with former Titans coach Steve Jackson about their defensive backs coach vacancy, according to Mehta.

Dennison, 59, began his NFL coaching career wth the Broncos as an offensive assistant back in 1995. He spent 14 years in Denver before joining the Texans as their offensive coordinator.

Dennison spent one year with the Ravens as their QBs coach before returning to the Broncos as their offensive coordinator in 2015.

The Bills hired Dennison as their offensive coordinator last year. However, the fired him after just one season in Buffalo.

In 2017, Dennison’s offense ranked No. 29 in total yards, No. 22 in points scored, No. 6 in rushing yards and No. 31 in passing yards.