Matt Patricia

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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 3:15 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The worst kept secret in football is no more. The Lions have officially hired former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia as their next head coach. “When we launched the search for our next head coach, I wanted to find a leader that could take us to the next level and...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 10:24 am
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- According to Football Scoop , which is a reliable college football coaching website, Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is expected to be named the Patriots' new defensive coordinator and replace Matt Patricia, who will become the next coach of the Lions. Schiano is...
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Ryan Hannable
February 05, 2018 - 12:18 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Patriots defense picked a bad time to have one of its worst games in the Bill Belichick era. New England allowed the most points (41) and total yards (538) of any playoff game under Belichick in the 41-33 loss to the Eagles. “Obviously, I didn’t do a good enough job here with the...
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Ryan Hannable
January 29, 2018 - 10:17 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Despite strong indications Matt Patricia will be the next coach of the Lions, the Patriots defensive coordinator would not address it at all during Super Bowl LII Opening Night. Patricia was asked roughly a dozen questions about the Lions job and the answer was the same every...
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Ryan Hannable
January 22, 2018 - 2:11 pm
FOXBORO -- Roughly two hours after the Patriots beat the Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game, Matt Patricia was back on the field with his wife and young son. It appeared he was taking in the atmosphere one final time, as it likely was his final game at Gillette Stadium. It seems likely he will be...
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Ryan Hannable
January 17, 2018 - 11:18 pm
FOXBORO — This is it. No matter what, the Patriots have a maximum of two games left with Bill Belichick, Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia being together on the Patriots’ staff, as it seems certain both coordinators will be leaving for head-coaching jobs after the season. The trio have been together...
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Ryan Hannable
January 15, 2018 - 12:04 pm
Over the weekend there were multiple reports indicating Matt Patricia will become the next coach of the Lions. Speaking on a conference call Monday morning, Patricia didn't confirm the rumors, but he didn't deny them, either. “Yeah, I am really just in the same place as I was last week," he said. "...
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Ryan Hannable
January 14, 2018 - 9:47 am
After a week of rumors and speculation of the Giants job potentially being in play for Matt Patricia, it appears Patricia is destined for Detroit. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Patricia is likely to be the next coach of the Lions. Pro Football Talk originally reported this last Saturday, but...
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Ryan Hannable
January 13, 2018 - 12:03 pm
While it appears the Patriots will lose both their coordinators this offseason, they also might lose their linebackers coach. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Brian Flores remains "very much in play" in Arizona for their head-coaching vacancy. He interviewed with them last weekend. Other...
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Ryan Hannable
January 10, 2018 - 9:46 am
Maybe Matt Patricia isn't going to Detroit after all. According to the New York Daily News , all signs point to Patricia becoming the next coach of the Giants. NFL rules state Patricia cannot execute a contract until the Patriots' season ends. It was assumed Patricia was destined for the Lions, but...
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