7 Assistants Added to Bills Coaching Staff

Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan is quickly assembling his coaching staff.

The Buffalo Bills officially added seven assistants to their coaching staff on Thursday. The coaches include:

  • Bobby April III (LB)
  • Karl Dunbar (DL)
  • Tim McDonald (DB)
  • Jason Oszvart (Strength and Conditioning Assistant)
  • Eric Smith (ST Assistant)
  • Tony Sparano, Jr. (TE)
  • Jeff Weeks (Assistant DL)

Other Coaching News

-Pepper Johnson, Buffalo's defensive line coach in 2014, was told today that he was out as a defensive coordinator candidate for the New York Giants. Rex Ryan could retain Johnson but he's already brought two DL coaches onto the staff.

-A report from the Sacramento Bee says that Tom Rathman will be the only 49ers assistant to be retained. If that's true, it's good news for Buffalo. The Bills would like to add Mike Solari as their offensive line coach. 

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