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Chicago Bears hire Ben McDaniels as an offensive assistant

Ben McDaniels
Ben McDaniels

According to Sports Illustrated, the Chicago Bears have hired Ben McDaniels as an offensive coaching assistant. If his name sounds familiar, that's because he is the younger brother of New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.

Ben McDaniels, 35 years old, was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach of Rutgers in 2015 after being their wide receivers coach the previous season. In 2012 and 2013 he was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an offensive assistant and during the 2013 season, he helped guide rookie QB Mike Glennon to the best passer rating among rookies that year.

He was with the Denver Broncos, working under older brother Josh, during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. His first year there he was an offensive assistant, then in 2010 he was promoted to QB coach. As their QB coach he helped lead QBs Kyle Orton and Tim Tebow to the 7th ranked passing attack in the NFL.

He also has 4 years experience coaching at the high school level on his resume and he was a grad assistant at the University of Minnesota from 2004-2005.

What are your thoughts on the younger McDaniels joining Chicago's coaching staff?