The Denver Broncos are anticipated to rent Tyrone Wheatley as their new operating backs coach, Matt Zenitz of On3.com first reported on Saturday.
Curtis Modkins, who served as Denver’s operating backs coach from 2018-2021, is expected to join the Minnesota Vikings’ coaching staff.
Wheatley, 50, performed operating again at Michigan from 1991-1994 earlier than occurring to have a 10-year profession within the NFL, taking part in for the New York Giants and Oakland (now Las Vegas) Raiders.
Wheatley totaled 5,862 yard from scrimmage and scored 47 touchdowns within the NFL earlier than he retired in 2005. Wheatley transitioned to teaching in 2007 when he turned the pinnacle coach at Robichaud, his highschool.
Wheatley later coached operating backs at three totally different faculties earlier than getting a RBs coach job with the Buffalo Payments in 2013. After two seasons in Buffalo, Wheatley served because the Michigan Wolverines‘ operating backs coach from 2015-2016.
He returned to the NFL in 2017 because the Jacksonville Jaguars’ RBs coach. Wheatley most just lately served as the pinnacle coach at Morgan State from 2019-2021, posting a 5-18 document in two seasons (2020 was canceled as a consequence of COVID-19).
Wheatley’s prime operating again beneath contract in Denver is Javonte Williams. Melvin Gordon is scheduled to turn out to be a free agent in March.
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