New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
Assistant DL coach Weaver headed to Bills
A source confirmed Jets assistant defensive line coach Anthony Weaver will join the Bills staff.
Weaver was a defensive end for the Ravens from 2002-06, as well as the Houston Texans from 2006-09. He joined the Jets staff in February 2012.
The news was first reported by the Daily News.
Earlier this week, Buffalo's new head coach Doug Marrone (Syracuse) hired Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. Jets assistant defensive backs coach Jim O'Neil also is reportedly joining Pettine in Buffalo.
Here's a recap of everyone who has left the Jets organization since the season ended on Dec. 30:
- General Manager Mike Tannenbaum
- Offensive Coordinator Tony Sparano
- Head Strength & conditioning coach Bill Hughan
- Quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh
*CHOSE TO LEAVE*
- Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine (now Bills' DC)
- Assistant defensive backs coach Jim O'Neil (expected to join Bills' staff)
- Outside linebackers Coach Mike Smith (now co-defensive coordinator at Texas Tech)
- Special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff (retired)
- Assistant head coach/linebackers coach Bob Sutton (now Chiefs defensive coordinator)
- Assistant defensive line coach Anthony Weaver (expected to join Bills' staff)