NY Jets bring in Tim McDonald as defensive backs coach, Bobby April Jr. to be a quality controls coach
McDonald is a six-time Pro Bowler, April’s father has been a long-time special-teams coach in the NFL
By Manish Mehta / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
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Rex Ryan (l.) and Woody Johnson will now have Bobby April Jr. on their staff.
The Jets are expected to hire Tim McDonald, 48, to be their defensive backs coach, the Daily News has learned.
McDonald, a six-time All-Pro who played 13 years in the NFL including his last seven with the 49ers, will replace Dennis Thurman, who was promoted to defensive coordinator.
The Jets also named Bobby April Jr. to be a quality controls coach.
April spent the past two seasons as a defensive quality controls coach for the Eagles. He helped out with defensive backs for part of last season as well.
Edited by Jetsfan80, 23 January 2013 - 09:32 AM.