I haven't read anything about the 4 S& C coaching positions, (Including the nutrition guy.) all of whom are incumbent. Not that I'm necessarily dissatisfied with the job they did, but I'm a little surprised that the new HC or GM wouldn't have any changes in mind across all four positions.
article about retaining the staff
kept. They kept a few of the positional coaches to.
The most ridiculous posture assumed by NFL fans is when they start demanding the firing of the medical and training staffs of their teams. And, yet, the teams succumb to this “give them red meat” response. The Bills let staff go. One guy was the S&G award winner from ‘14. Aaron Williams paid tribute to this man’s professionalism at his retirement presser.
Palmeri used to get abused on this site. He won the same award in 08. I’ve dealt with these people for over 20 years. They utilize the same training methods. They get the same certifications . They attend the same seminars . These are all available for public viewing on the Internet . There is no “edge” to be gained . What can be said is there might be slight advantage to a coach with better communications skills or one who is better organized. However these people are all super-organized . Every fart is evaluated.
In the end, what to do? Stay away from guys who have long , complicated medical histories . Stay young. Get them to assume ownership over their bodies instead of chasing for wonder potions & diets. Other than that admit that there is a large measure of luck involved as to his many go on the IR in a season.
as to his many go on the IR in a season."
But I read here that all the injuries we suffered under TC were definitely the fault of the S&C staff. Getting a new S&C staff showed that to be true in '16. '17, not so much.