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Mon, 16 May 2016 10:48:35 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly said defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil's defense will be aggressive and will get after the quarterback. Kelly also said the defense will rely more on man-to-man schemes from the back-end of the defense. "We're going to get after the quarterback," Kelly said. "It's a quarterback-driven league and you have to disrupt the timing of the quarterback or you're going to get picked apart."
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:54:20 -0800
Former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil has been hired by the San Francisco 49ers for the same position, according to a source.
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 23:31:02 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have made it known that they want CB Buster Skrine, who is an unrestricted free agent at season's end, back on the roster next season. Defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil has said he wants Skrine to return, and head coach Mike Pettine has said "just everything from Buster from A to Z is a guy that you want on your football team."
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:20:02 -0700
Cleveland Browns CB Joe Haden (hip) received praise for playing through a hip injury in the team's Week 6 game by defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:57:29 -0800
The Cleveland Browns officially hired Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil as their defensive coordinator Monday, Jan. 27. Also, special teams coach Chris Tabor will return in the same role. Brian Angelichio was named tight ends coach, Bobby Babich as assistant secondary coach, Chuck Driesbach as linebackers coach, Brian Fleury as assistant linebackers coach, Jeff Hafley as secondary coach and Shawn Mennenga as assistant special teams coach.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:03:53 -0800
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said he expects linebackers coach Jim O'Neil to leave the team in order to become the Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:34:39 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have received permission to interview Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil for their defensive coordinator position, and a source said the move to hire O'Neil is now a formality. O'Neil would help devise the game plan for the week, but head coach Mike Pettine would call the plays on game days.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:54:45 -0800
The Cleveland Browns may be interested in hiring Baltimore Ravens linebackers coach Don Martindale as defensive coordinator if Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil turns down their offer.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:12:08 -0800
The Cleveland Browns would like to hire Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil as their new defensive coordinator if he is able to get out of his current contract.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:34:09 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have asked permission to speak with Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil about their defensive coordinator position.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:57:37 -0800
Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine could have interest in Buffalo Bills linebackers coach Jim O'Neil as his defensive coordinator. Pettine could also have interest in Green Bay Packers running backs coach Alex Van Pelt for his offensive coordinator.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:21:25 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have hired Syracuse defensive backs coach Donnie Henderson as their defensive backs coach, former Rice defensive coordinator Chuck Driesbach as one of their linebackers coach, Syracuse running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley as their running backs coach, New York Jets assistant defensive backs coach Jim O'Neil as their one of their linebackers coach, Syracuse offensive line coach Greg Adkins as their tight ends coach, Towson secondary coach Brian Fleury as a defensive quality control coach, Jets coaching assistant Samson Brown as their assistant defensive backs coach and Syracuse defensive assistant Jason Rebrovich as a defensive quality control coach. They have also named assistant coach Eric Ciano as strength and conditioning coach.