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Heavy load for "new" RBs coach



The latest on the coaching front is that special teams coach Rich Bisaccia is going to also take on the role of coaching running backs.

But he won't be shedding his special-teams coaching duties, meaning Bisaccia will be carrying a heavy work load as he replaces the departed Art Valero.

But Bisaccia can't do this all on his own. We've learned he's expected to get a lot of help from offensive quality control coach Tim Berbenich who would be something of an assistant running backs coach. Bisaccia already gets a hand on special teams from several assistants, particularly coaches assistant Dwayne Stukes.

Bisaccia performed this dual role in stints at South Carolina, Clemson and Mississippi. So, if anyone can handle it, it's him.

The odd thing is that Aaron Kromer, formerly the assistant offensive line coach, was hired this week by the Saints to be their running backs coach. Not sure whether the Bucs were open to him taking on that role here, but sure seems strange to see a guy leave Tampa for a job that also was vacant on the Bucs' staff.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:57pm]


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