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Brant Boyer is staying with the Jets as special teams coach

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NFL: New York Jets at Tennessee Titans Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Adam Gase’s coaching staff will contain at least one holdover from the Todd Bowles era. Special teams coach Brant Boyer has signed an extension with the team.

Boyer joined the Jets prior to the 2016 season after the firing of Bobby April. His first two years in New York were uneven, but Jets special teams grew into one of the top units in the league in 2018. The unit produced a pair of Pro Bowlers in return man Andre Roberts and kicker Jason Myers. It was one of the most surprising developments of the season as special teams were generally viewed as a weakness entering the season.

After the divisive hiring of Gase, this will likely be a popular move Jets fans can agree upon.

Boyer previously served as assistant special teams coach for the Indianapolis Colts from 2012 through 2015. He also played in the NFL from 1995 through 2003 for the Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns.