Latest News

Patricia prefers the Giants head coaching job?

Follow The Capital Sports Report on

Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The New England Patriots are preparing like they will lose both coordinators this offseason. Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is reportedly the main target of the Detroit Lions.

However, according to’s Peter King, Patricia prefers the New York Giants instead. King also said that if Patricia is hired by the Giants, Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel would then be the target for the Lions.

New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia (Getty Images)

New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia (Getty Images)

Patricia is linked to the Lions because their general manager Bob Quinn used to work for the Patriots.

“In Detroit, I hear Pats defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is the choice over Houston’s defensive boss, Mike Vrabel,” King said. “…. but Patricia favors the Giants. If the Giants give the nod to Patricia, Detroit could be Vrabel’s job.”

The Chicago Bears are the only team so far to hire its head coach. They chose former Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy to lead their team.

Any team, who wants to hire Patricia or Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels will have to wait. They cannot be hired unless the Patriots are eliminated in the playoffs, or they win Super Bowl LII.

One of the reasons Patricia potentially favors the Giants over the Lions is because he is from New York. He was born in Sherrill, New York.

He also attended high school in New York, as he attended Vernon-Verona-Sherrill, also known as VVS, in Verona, New York. He then attended Rensselaer Polytechnic for college.

From Sherrill, New York to MetLife Stadium is a little more than four hours away. The distance is 251 Miles, according to MapQuest.

Patricia has worked for the Patriots his entire existence in the NFL, dating back to 2004. He began his tenure as an offensive assistant in 2004 then was hired as an assistant offensive line coach in 2005.

Patricia switched to the defensive side of the ball in 2006, as he was named the linebackers coach, where he coached them from 2006 through 2010. He was their safeties coach in 2011.

Head coach Bill Belichick promoted Patricia to be their defensive coordinator in 2012. This was also the same season, he named McDaniels as offensive coordinator.

Patricia is a three-time Super Bowl champion in Super Bowls XXXIX, XLIX, and LI.


Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at


Follow us: @CapSportsReport on Twitter | The Capital Sports Report on Facebook


©2007-2019 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.

About Anthony Caruso III (9522 Articles)
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.