Commanders Finalizing Hire of Bieniemy as OC
Eric Bieniemy: Washington Commanders are finalizing a Chiefs offensive coordinator- Eric Binemi for the same position, multiple reports said Friday night. According to
NFL Network, in addition to his role as an assistant, Bienemi will also be an assistant to head coach Ron Rivera.
Bienemi won his second Super Bowl as Chief Coordinator. He was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2018 after ten years as running coach at Andy Reed’s Kansas City headquarters from 2013 to 2017.
They finished first in both categories in 2018 and have never dropped below 6th in the league in any stats over the past five years. Eric Bieniemy: Washington Commanders are finalizing a Chiefs offensive coordinator
After meeting Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Biniemi over the past two days, the two sides agreed to a deal, according to CBS Sports’ Joshina Anderson. In addition to becoming Washington’s new offensive coordinator, Bienemi will also serve as his assistant head coach.
About Eric Bieniemy
Bienemi has been with the Chiefs since 2013 and has been their offensive coordinator since 2018. His contract with Kansas City expired during the offseason and he has reportedly spent the last two days with the Commanders.
The 53-year-old won another Super Bowl with Kansas City, and manager Andy Reid highlighted his veteran sidekick role in the Chiefs’ 38-35 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Under Binemi and Reed, star quarterback Patrick Mahomes became MVP for the second time in five years and set an NFL record for offensive yards in a single season with 5,614 yards. In 2022, Kansas City led the league in points per game (29.2), total offense yards per game (413.6), and passing yards per game (297.8).
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