OC Nick Sirianni – Indianapolis Colts
The first-year offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts already locked up an interview for the Cleveland Browns’ top job.
Nick Sirianni spent the previous four seasons with the Los Angeles Chargers as a wide receivers coach, quarterbacks coach and an offensive assistant. He was a superstar in the Chargers’ coaching ranks and would likely have been their coordinator if Ken Whisenhunt had moved on.
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With Whisenhunt staying in L.A. for the 2018 season, the Colts swooped in and grabbed Sirianni. With a healthy Andrew Luck, Sirianni’s unit ranked in the top ten in yards per game and points per game.
He sat behind well-known coordinators throughout his career. He was with Todd Haley in Kansas City before joining Mike McCoy, Frank Reich and Whisenhunt with the Chargers.
Sirianni is only 37 years old, and if a team wants him, it would be very similar to the Sean McVay hire two offseasons ago. Sirianni may be the next young offensive genius to turn a fledgling offense into one of the best units in the league.
However, he may have to wait a few more seasons to prove himself as a play caller. If the Bucs are willing to take a risk on a young coach who could follow in McVay’s footsteps, Sirianni is their best bet.