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Patriots announce new additions to Jerod Mayo's coaching staff

Plenty of new faces will pace the Patriots' sideline in 2024.

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The New England Patriots made their new-look coaching staff official on Monday.

All of the new additions to Jerod Mayo's staff were announced, including Tyler Hughes as wide receivers coach and Bob Bicknell as tight ends coach. Troy Brown, who served as WRs coach from 2021-23, will return in a new role according to the Boston Herald's Doug Kyed. Also returning are Brian Belichick and Mike Pellegrino.

Seventeen new assistants in total were announced. Here's a look at the Patriots' full coaching staff for 2024:

  • Jerod Mayo: Head coach
  • Alex Van Pelt: Offensive coordinator
  • Ben McAdoo: Senior offensive assistant
  • Michael McCarthy: Offensive assistant
  • DeMarcus Covington: Defensive coordinator
  • Vinny DePalma: Defensive assistant
  • Jamael Lett: Defensive assistant
  • Jeremy Springer: Special teams coordinator
  • Tom Quinn: Special teams assistant coach
  • Coby Tippett: Special teams assistant
  • T.C. McCartney: Quarterbacks coach
  • Evan Rothstein: Assistant quarterbacks coach
  • Taylor Embree: Running backs coach
  • Tyler Hughes: Wide receivers coach
  • Tiquan Underwood: Assistant wide receivers coach
  • Bob Bicknell: Tight ends coach
  • Scott Peters: Offensive line coach
  • Robert Kugler: Assistant offensive line coach
  • Dont'a Hightower: Linebackers coach
  • Drew Wilkins: Outside linebackers coach
  • Jerry Montgomery: Defensive line coach
  • Brian Belichick: Safeties coach
  • Mike Pellegrino: Cornerbacks coach
  • Brian McDonough: Assistant strength and conditioning coach
  • Troy Brown: Role TBD

Hughes served as a Patriots offensive assistant from 2020-22. He spent the 2023 season working as a quality control coach for the University of Washington.

Bicknell was a senior offensive assistant for the New Orleans Saints from 2022-23. The Massachusetts native played tight end at Boston College.

Now that the coaching staff is set, Mayo and the Patriots will shift their attention to improving the roster. A pivotal offseason lies ahead as New England will look to rebuild via free agency and the 2024 NFL Draft, in which they own the third overall pick.

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