Kansas Metropolis Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy answered questions Thursday about being billed as a possible head-coaching candidate at College of Southern California.
“Effectively you recognize me – you guys know me. I’m the place my ft are,” Bieniemy instructed reporters. “I’m targeted on the duty at hand. I am not frightened about something the place my title is being talked about. My job proper now’s to be sure that we’re getting ready for this weekend’s opponent. … So if USC reached out to me proper now, my reply could be I’m getting ready for this group to play towards the Baltimore Ravens. And that is how I roll, you guys know that. I’m the place my ft are, OK? My job is to ensure we’re able to play a whole, sound, 60-minute soccer sport the place we will come out and win the sport.”
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported by way of Twitter earlier this week that Bieniemy is anticipated to be a candidate for the job.
Bieniemy, a operating again and kick returner for the Bengals from 1995 to 1998, was handed over by NFL groups with head-coaching vacancies earlier this yr.
On Tuesday, College of Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Luke Fickell emphatically quieted chatter linking him to the USC emptiness.
USC fired Clay Helton earlier this week after an upset loss to Stanford.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes stated earlier this yr that it will be loopy for an NFL group with a head teaching emptiness to not strongly take into account hiring Bieniemy.
“(Bieniemy’s) observe file speaks for itself,” Mahomes stated in a radio interview. “The kind of man he’s, the best way he can management and be a frontrunner of the locker room and the best way that he coaches and schemes he brings to us. If he doesn’t (get a place as a head coach), individuals are loopy.”
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