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Mon, 07 Sep 2009 05:52:57 -0700
ESPN.com reports former Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Turk Schonert told a Buffalo television station he was fired because the team's offense was not simple enough for head coach Dick Jauron. "He wants a 'Pop Warner' offense," Schonert said in a phone interview with WIVB. "He limited me in formations, and limited me in plays. He's been on my back all offseason." Schonert added, "He (Jauron) told me the offense wasn't simple enough for him. We had too many formations, too many plays. I didn't simplify it to his liking."
Fri, 04 Sep 2009 09:40:15 -0700
Updating a previous report, ESPNews reports the Buffalo Bills have fired offensive coordinator Turk Schonert. Quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt is expected to be the team's next offensive coordinator.
Fri, 04 Sep 2009 09:00:10 -0700
Mike Florio, of ProFootballTalk.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have fired offensive coordinator Turk Schonert, according to a league source.
Fri, 10 Apr 2009 09:25:00 -0700
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Turk Schonert has made some changes to the team's offensive scheme since the addition of WR Terrell Owens. "There are going to definitely be some changes and some tweaks that are definitely going to excite some people. Just sitting with them got the juices flowing," QB Trent Edwards said.
Thu, 05 Jun 2008 12:12:43 -0700
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills offense struggled early during the team's offseason workout Thursday, June 5. Offensive coordinator Turk Schonert was frustrated with the offense after the team did not line up properly on only the fifth play from scrimmage in 11-on-11 drills. "We've got to know formation," Schonert yelled. A few plays later, which was in a no-huddle offense, a snap went over QB Trent Edwards' head and Schonert told the offense to huddle up every play because the offense can't handle the no-huddle portion of the offense.
Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:16:00 -0800
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Turk Schonert said he will be making some changes to the team's offense next season. He said the team will throw more often on first down and will use more bootlegs and play-action passes to help their passing game.
Wed, 16 Jan 2008 09:23:18 -0800
Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills have named quarterbacks coach Turk Schonert as their new offensive coordinator.
Thu, 27 Dec 2007 12:09:57 -0800
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills WR Lee Evans said he would be in favor of the team promoting quarterbacks coach Turk Schonert to offensive coordinator because Schonert would likely keep the same offensive system. "Ideally you want the same system so you don't have to start from a complete ground zero. Even when a new coordinator comes in you still have to get used to how he calls games and things like that. From a system standpoint, being in the same system would go a long way," Evans said.
Thu, 13 Dec 2007 11:32:41 -0800
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach Turk Schonert said he would be interested in the team's offensive coordinator position.
Wed, 12 Dec 2007 11:58:03 -0800
Mark Gaughan, of The Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach Turk Schonert could be a candidate for the team's offensive coordinator position. Current offense coordinator Steve Fairchild has been named as the new head coach at Colorado State University.
Mon, 13 Feb 2006 16:50:33 -0800
BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have hired Turk Schonert as their new quarterbacks coach.
Sat, 05 Feb 2005 09:29:34 -0800
New Orleans Saints executive vice president and general manager Mickey Loomis announced the team has hired Turk Schonert as their new quarterbacks coach. Schonert, who played in the NFL for 10 seasons, has tutored quarterbacks for eight seasons.