Brady’s Future, Lombardi and Leftwich Out in Coordinator Shuffles

The MMQB NFL Podcast

Jan 19 2023 • 44 mins

Conor and Gary are still sifting through the aftermath of *SUPER* Wild-Card Weekend, including what was likely the end of Tom Brady’s run in Tampa. Assuming he comes back, where does it make sense for him to play in 2023 (and, likely, beyond?).

Then, a conversation of three very different outcomes for offensive coordinators. Joe Lombardi, as expected, is out with the Chargers, opening up a chance to work with Justin Herbert in one of the NFL’s most desirable non-head coaching jobs. Byron Leftwich is out in Tampa after a rocky year (and seemingly little public support from his now-former quarterback). And Ben Johnson says “no thanks” to a collection of underwhelming head-coach openings and returns to the Lions for at least one more year.

Plus, a discussion of special-teams pressure in light of Brett Maher’s MNF struggles, and a look at the weekend’s Conference Semifinal Games.

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