Washington Soccer Staff’s Jennifer King and Cleveland’s Callie Brownson made NFL history throughout Week 15.
Each served because the operating backs coach for his or her respective groups as each franchises face COVID-19 outbreaks which have sidelined greater than 50 gamers and coaches mixed. This marks the primary time two ladies will coach place teams in league history, per NFL Soccer Operations’s Troy Vincent Sr.
WFT introduced on Monday afternoon that the next assistants would miss Tuesday’s sport in opposition to the Eagles, which had been delayed as a result of rise in COVID-19 circumstances: Line of defense coach Sam Mills, large receivers coach Drew Terrell, operating backs coach Randy Jordan, defensive backs coach Chris Harris, assistant defensive backs/nickel coach Brent Vieselmeyer, defensive high quality management coach Vincent Rivera and defensive teaching intern Christian Garcia. Moreover, 26 gamers are on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist.
The Browns performed the Raiders on Monday evening and barely misplaced—all with out 22 gamers and three coaches (together with coach Kevin Stefanski and each quarterbacks, Baker Mayfield and Case Keenum). Brownson stepped in as interim operating backs coach after Ryan Cordell examined optimistic for COVID-19.
Earlier than Week 15, just one girl in league history had served as a positions coach—Brownson. The chief of employees stepped in for Drew Petzing because the tight ends coach in 2020 when his youngster was born. She went on to fill in for 2 different absent coaches later within the 2020 marketing campaign—large receivers coach Chad O’Shea and Petzing once more, each attributable to COVID-19 protocols.
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