Immediately after reports came out that the Bills are going to hire Mike Pettine as their defensive coordinator there were subsequent reports that Assistant defensive backs coach Jim O’Neil will join Pettine on Buffalo’s defensive staff.
That according to New York Daily News Jets beat reporter Manish Mehta.
More changes for the Jets. Assistant DBs coach Jim O’Neil will join Mike Pettine as a member of his Bills’ staff, per source. #nyj
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) January 9, 2013
O’Neil worked primarily with the safeties under Jets DBs coach Dennis Thurman, who is expected to be the Jets new defensive coordinator based on Rex Ryan’s comments at his season wrap up press conference Tuesday.
Tags: Bills coaching staff, Jim O'Neil, Mike Pettine
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