Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is a hot commodity on the NFL's coaching carousel, and has been linked to the Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers' head coaching vacancies.
Now, his name has been attached to the New York Giants. Adam Schefter reports that Bieniemy will interview with the G-Men on Saturday to discuss a potential union in the Big Apple.
Bieniemy was instrumental in Patrick Mahomes' stardom during his first season as the Chiefs' OC. A former running backs coach who has worked with the likes of Adrian Peterson, Maurice Jones-Drew and Jamaal Charles, Bieniemy recognized the transitioning style of the NFL into a pass-heavy offense. With talents like Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill at his disposal, he helped transform the Chiefs' offense into 2018's best.
Mahomes threw for 50 touchdowns and over 5,000 yards on en-route to the MVP, while Hill had the league's most 20+ and 40+ yard receptions that season.
John Harbaugh, Matt Nagy, Doug Pederson and Ron Rivera are all names (among others) that have come from under Andy Reid's coaching tree, and have enjoyed ample amounts of success. Bieniemy would be just the latest if signed on by an NFL team as front-man, and he's drawn a lot of interest early on in the offseason.