FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -The New England Patriots have hired Scott O'Brien as the new special teams coordinator.
The team announced Tuesday that he will join the club after spending the last two seasons as the Denver Broncos' special teams coordinator.
The team also announced that Bill O'Brien, who served as New England's wide receivers coach last season, was tapped as the new quarterbacks coach. He began his NFL career as an offensive coaching assistant for the Patriots in 2007.
In addition, Josh Boyer was chosen defensive backs coach. He had spent the last three seasons as the Patriots' defensive coaching assistant.

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