Bills fire offensive co-ordinator Rick Dennison
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills fired offensive
The team announced the move on Friday. Their running attack fell to sixth after leading the league the past two seasons.
Dennison wasn't coach Sean McDermott's first choice for the job last
McCoy is expected to be a candidate to join McDermott's staff in Buffalo.
Other possible candidates include former Seattles Seahawks offensive
McDermott was non-committal when discussing potential coaching staff changes during the season-ending news conference on Tuesday. The coach said any decisions would be his, but Beane would be involved with
"We're building this thing together," McDermott said then. "We are aligned philosophically on how we believe it should look and how we believe the building process should basically take shape."
Dennison was criticized for giving quarterback Tyrod Taylor the option to pass on first-and-goal from the 1 instead of handing the ball off to star running back LeSean McCoy in the wild-card game against Jacksonville.
The play resulted in an offensive pass interference penalty on wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and the Bills settled for a field goal in the 10-3 loss.
"There's some calls we want back. That's probably one of them," McDermott said after the game.
Before coming to Buffalo, Dennison was Denver Broncos offensive
Dennison was Kubiak's offensive
The decision to part ways with Dennison also raised questions about the future of Taylor, who has one year left on his contract. Taylor's production declined in his third year as a starter and he was benched in
The quarterback change backfired after Peterman threw five interceptions in the first half of a 54-24 loss.