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Chargers looking to add former Patriots OL Coach

Dec 28, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo on the field before the start of the game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 28, 2014; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo on the field before the start of the game against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
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Tom Brady took a beating in the championship game against the Denver Broncos. Brady took a beating during the season also with the injuries that he had up front and with rookies playing across the line. After the Pats were ousted from the playoffs, their offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo was shown his papers and he was out on the street looking for a new job.

Former Patriots OL coach Dave DeGuglielmo might not be out of work long. He'll meet with the Chargers about their asst OL job.

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) January 27, 2016

The San Diego Chargers have already have reached out to the former Patriots coach and will be looking to add him onto the staff as an assistant offensive line coach. In DeGuglielmo first season as the OL Coach with the Patriots, the team allowed the 4th lowest sacks in the league with 21 sacks. This season the team allowed 38 sacks. Was it the injuries that the team had up front?

The Chargers were a mess on their offensive line last season as well and know all about injuries up front. The biggest need in this offseason will be at the center position. Chris Watt sucked in the middle of the line and again was injured. He can’t be counted on to call the blocking assignments in the middle. Someone new will be playing at that position and we will find out what we do with the rest of the positions on the line.

At least we are grabbing from the Bill Belichick coaching tree. Too bad it is someone that  wasn’t good enough to last from that coaching tree.

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