Seattle Seahawks hire Mack Brown but not that Mack Brown

Mike Macdonald continues to fill out his coaching staff.

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The Seattle Seahawks have almost completely changed their coaching staff this offseason. Pete Carroll was removed from his coaching duties and Mike Macdonald was hired in his place. Macdonald and general manager John Schneider have since hired Ryan Grubb as offensive coordinator, Aden Durde as defensive coordinator, and Jay Harbaugh as special teams coordinator.

Only one coach from 2023 has been retained and that is Karl Scott. Scott was the defensive passing game coordinator under Carroll, but his role might change a bit under Macdonald. Scott was highly sought-after before he came to Seattle so keeping him is a win.

This week, Seattle has announced a number of assistant coaching hires. One is Mack Brown. But not the coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels Mack Brown. Instead, former New York Jets offensive assistant Mack Brown. He will coach the tight ends in Seattle while the other Brown will stay at North Carolina, I assume. Seattle's Brown worked with the Jets for the last five years in various positions, including working as a defensive assistant for a couple of seasons.

Seattle Seahawks continue to fill out their coaching staff

Seattle is reportedly hiring defensive assistant Nick Perry as well. Perry played safety at the University of Alabama and also in the NFL. He worked for Nick Saban at Alabama for a bit, too. For the last three years, Perry has worked for the Atlanta Falcons, first as an assistant DB coach and then as an assistant receivers coach. He will work on the defensive side for the Seahawks.

But wait, there is more. Seattle also has hired Zak Hill as a quality offensive control coach. Hill was once the offensive coordinator for Arizona State. While moving up to the NFL appears to be a step up, after once being an OC in college Hill's career does not seem to be on the upward trajectory.

Besides the head coach, the coordinators, and all the assistant coaches mentioned above, the Seahawks have also reportedly hired Charles London (quarterbacks coach), Kennedy Polamalu (running backs coach), Frisman Jackson (wide receivers coach), Scott Huff (offensive line coach), Jake Peetz (passing game coordinator), Kirk Olivadotti (linebackers coach), Josh Bynes (assistant linebackers coach), and Devin Fitzsimmons (special teams assistant). The hiring is likely a ways from being done, however. NFL teams can have as many coaches as they want.

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