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Thursday, May 10, 2012
Snapshot look at coaching staff

By Mike Rodak

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.