Snapshot look at coaching staff


Following the promotion (in title) of Matt Patricia to defensive coordinator on Thursday, among other coaching changes, here is an updated look at the Patriots' coaching staff:

Head coach: Bill Belichick

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks: Josh McDaniels

Defensive Coordinator: Matt Patricia

Running backs: Ivan Fears

Wide receivers: Chad O'Shea

Offensive line: Dante Scarnecchia (also assistant head coach)

Tight ends: George Godsey

Defensive line: Patrick Graham

Linebackers: Pepper Johnson

Cornerbacks: Josh Boyer

Safeties: Brian Flores

Special teams: Scott O'Brien

Special teams assistant: Joe Judge

Strength and conditioning: Harold Nash

Assistant strength and conditioning: Moses Cabrera

Coaching assistant: Steve Belichick

NOTE: Reports have linked former NFL quarterback Chris Simms to the Patriots in a coaching assistant role, but the team did not include Simms in their announcement on Thursday. It's also possible that Simms may have joined the scouting department instead.