Jerod Mayo to interview with Broncos this week, could field more requests

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Patriots inside linebackers coach Jerod Mayo has one head coaching interview lined up this week and he could wind up with others on his schedule soon.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Mayo is set to interview with the Broncos in the middle of the week. Mayo had an interview with the Eagles last year, but this is the first time he’ll meet with a team in this hiring cycle.

It is not expected to be his only chance to interview, however. Rapoport reports one or two other requests are expected for Mayo. Given Texans General Manager Nick Caserio’s ties to the Patriots, Houston would be one place to keep an eye on and the Giants have yet to start coaching interviews as they’ve opted to hire a G.M. first.

Mayo finished his third season as a Patriots coach with Saturday’s 47-17 loss to the Bills. It was not a good night for the defense he’s had a hand in running the last couple of years, but that hasn’t dimmed Mayo’s appeal as a head coaching candidate.

9 responses to “Jerod Mayo to interview with Broncos this week, could field more requests

  1. What makes him a good HC candidate? Aside from Vrabel every Patriot assistant has flamed out .

  2. Aside from Vrabel every Patriot assistant has flamed out
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    I don’t think Brian Flores flamed out in Miami.

  3. He just coached the worst defensive performance in NFL playoff history. Why would anyone him?

  4. Patriots DC’s getting HC positions is the same thing as Chiefs OC’s getting HC positions. Belichick and Reid are the real defensive and offensive coordinators but sure, keep trying it.

  5. Going from inside linebackers coach to head coach is quite a leap. Not impossible but he’s probably going to have to be a defensive coordinator first.

  6. He’s a very good coach. He develops players. Unfortunately for him his coaching tree brethren have not done well and the stench will probably stick to him.

  7. jonathankrobinson424 says:
    What makes him a good HC candidate? Aside from Vrabel every Patriot assistant has flamed out.
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    You’re right about Bill Belichick’s coaching tree not bearing much fruit. But while Mike Vrabel certainly did play in New England, he was never an assistant coach there.
    Vrabel retired as a player to take a job coaching linebackers at Ohio State. He spent three seasons there, and two more with the Texans before assuming head coaching duties in Tennessee.

  8. jonathankrobinson424 says:
    January 17, 2022 at 1:01 pm
    What makes him a good HC candidate? Aside from Vrabel every Patriot assistant has flamed out

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    Vrabel has never been a Patriots coach. He did OS and then Texans. He belongs to BoB tree

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