OC Eric Bieniemy (Kansas City Chiefs)
The last time a team hired an offensive coordinator from Andy Reid‘s staff, that team won a Super Bowl just two years later. The Eagles hiring of Dough Pederson paid off almost immediately. Tampa Bay could head down that path with the Chiefs current offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy.
Bieniemy is in his first season as the offensive coordinator, but with what Kansas City has done this year, he is going to get some interest. Bieniemy spent the previous five seasons as the running backs coach. He has been alongside Reid for a long time now.
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Hiring Bieniemy would be an exciting hire and look very similar to the Los Angeles Chargers decision to hire Anthony Lynn two seasons ago.
Lynn was a long-time running backs coach and spent a year as the Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator before landing out west.
ST Dave Toub (Kansas City Chiefs)
Dave Toub’s name has been mentioned around multiple openings for a head coach, but nothing ever came of it. 2018 could be the year that he finally lands the gig.
He began his long stretch as a special teams coordinator with the Chicago Bears back in 2004. He went to the Chiefs in 2013 and was promoted to the assistant head coach position this season. Reid trusts Toub and is arguably his most trusted advisor.
Typically, fan bases don’t get too excited when a special teams coach gets hired, but it could be exactly what Tampa Bay needed. They’ve tried to employ flashy, big-name coaches like Lovie Smith and Greg Schiano in the past, Toub would be a nice change of pace.