The New York Jets are looking to change course in 2024 with certain voices on the offensive side. Due to a lackluster performance in 2023, the Jets are making a change to their support staff.
According to SNY's Connor Hughes, running back coach Taylor Embree will not be coming back to the team in 2024.
Hughes stated that Embree was "untouchable" when offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett was hired but things have changed over the past few months.
Under Embree's watch, Breece Hall has been one of the top running backs in the NFL. In two seasons, Hall has racked up 1,457 rushing yards, 809 receiving yards, and 14 total touchdowns.
Embree experienced a blow-up on the sideline with former Jets running back Michael Carter during the Week 3 loss to the New England Patriots.
This public argument may not have had an impact on New York's decision to let Embree go, but it certainly wasn't a good look for the club.
Embree, 35, initially joined the Jets as part of Robert Saleh's staff in 2021. Before New York, he was Colorado's tight end coach in 2020 and worked as the offensive quality control coach for the San Francisco 49ers from 2017-2019. Embree got his first NFL opportunity as a defensive assistant with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016.
With their sights set on the 2024 season, New York will now be a market for a new running back coach. Getting a new voice in the room may have a positive effect on the running backs.
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