Schottenheimer Hires 3 Coaches
Jan. 23, 2001
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) _ Although rejected by his first choice for defensive coordinator, Washington Redskins coach Marty Schottenheimer added three other names to his coaching staff Monday.
On the day that Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell chose the New York Jets over the Redskins, Schottenheimer hired Mike Stock as special teams coach, son Brian Schottenheimer as an offensive assistant and Dave Redding as the strength and conditioning coach.
Cottrell interviewed at Redskins Park on Thursday and spoke with Marty Schottenheimer again over the weekend. However, on Monday, Cottrell visited the Jets and took the job there because of a promise that he would be designated as an assistant head coach to Herman Edwards.
``It'll be like being his right-hand man, plus being defensive coordinator ... that was very intriguing to me,'' Cottrell told reporters after arriving in Buffalo late Monday.
Stock, Brian Schottenheimer and Redding all worked for Marty Schottenheimer in Kansas City, continuing a trend that makes the Redskins' staff essentially an eastern version of the 1990s Chiefs. Stock spent seven years coaching special teams in Kansas City, Brian Schottenheimer was an offensive quality control coach with the Chiefs in 1998, and Redding was strength and conditioning coach with Kansas City from 1989-97.