Bucs Rumors: 4 early replacements for Dave Canales when he's ultimately fired

Tampa Bay may need to start fresh across the board, including at offensive coordinator.
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3. Chris O'Hara, Quarterbacks Coach, Minnesota Vikings

One of the nicer stories over the last few weeks has been the Minnesota Vikings' ability to remain competitive, despite losing Kirk Cousins for the season. Let's first look at Cousins' work this season, though, under Kevin O'Connell and Chris O'Hara.

Cousins was top-3 in yards per game and touchdown passes prior to his injury. He was having arguably his best season yet as a pro, which makes his season-ending injury that much more devastating.

But, the Vikings then traded for Joshua Dobbs and, somehow, have remained in the thick of the playoff race. Minnesota remains the league's no. 4 overall passing team, averaging 266.7 yards per game through the air, and you've got to give some credit to O'Hara for the consistency.

O'Hara came with O'Connell from Los Angeles where they both worked under Sean McVay, and that's a fantastic tree to hire from, as the Vikings are finding out.

If the Bucs want an up-and-coming offesive coordinator with a background in a great system, then O'Hara would be a strong hire.