Jets hire Bates to coach quarterbacks

The Jets have hired Tampa Bay assistant quarterback coach Jeremy Bates to become the team's quarterback coach.<p>

Bates spent last week in Mobile helping coach the South's quarterbacks at the Senior Bowl. He received an the job offer from the Jets while down there.

Bates is the son of Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Jim Bates. He replaces Paul Hackett as the Jets quarterback coach. Hackett, served a duel role of offensive coordinator and quarterback coach last season with the Jets. Hackett signed last week to coach the Tampa Bay quarterbacks.

Jets Insider Top Stories