Jets name Bates of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor


The New York Jets pro­moted Jeremy Bates from quar­ter­backs coach to of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor, re­plac­ing the fired John Mor­ton.

The team also hired Rick Den­ni­son as of­fen­sive line coach/run game co­or­di­na­tor and Steve Jack­son as as­sis­tant de­fen­sive backs coach. Bates also will con­tinue his du­ties as quar­ter­backs coach.

Bates takes over an of­fense that ranked 28th over­all and strug­gled with con­sis­tency, re­sult­ing in Mor­ton’s dis­missal after just one sea­son. The 41-year-old Bates has pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence as an of­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor for Seat­tle in 2010 un­der Pete Car­roll . . . .

The Buffalo Bills hired vet­eran coach Terry Ro­biskie to be their re­ceivers coach . ...

San Fran­cisco 49ers start­ing cen­ter Daniel Kil­gore re­ceived a three-year con­tract ex­ten­sion that takes the 30-year-old through the 2020 sea­son . ...

The Cincin­nati Ben­gals took their first step in bol­ster­ing their of­fen­sive line by sign­ing for­mer New York Giants tackle Bobby Hart, who started 21 games for the over the past three sea­sons.

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