Every season, a number of teams switch special teams coaches in the NFL. In many cases, the coaches simply change locations in a game of musical chairs. This year is the same, as there will be at least eight new special teams coaches.
Scott O’Brien of the Patriots retired after the Super Bowl and John Bonamego of the Lions took a college head coaching job. Although not official, Ron Zook is leading candidate to replace Shawn Slocum in Green Bay.
Below are the teams with new coaches for 2105 and a note about where they were in 2014.
CHICAGO: Jeff Rodgers (Denver)
DENVER: Joe DeCamillas (Chicago)
DETROIT: Joe Marciano (Minnesota for Two Games)
GREEN BAY: Ron Zook (Green Bay Assistant)
JETS: Bobby April (Oakland)
NEW ENGLAND: Joe Judge (New England Assistant)
OAKLAND: Brad Seely (San Francisco)
SAN FRANCISCO: Thomas McGaughey (Jets)