FOXBORO — It sounds just like the Patriots might be going to Germany this week with out offensive line coach Adrian Klemm.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick confirmed Wednesday that Klemm, who wasn’t obtainable to the media in Tuesday’s assistant coach video convention name session, might be out “a little while” with a well being concern. Klemm, a Patriots 2000 NFL Draft decide, was employed this offseason from the University of Oregon.
“Yeah, we’ll work through it on the offensive staff,” Belichick mentioned. “Yeah, (assistant offensive line coach) Billy (Yates) of course will be a part of it.”
The Patriots journey to Germany on Thursday to tackle the Colts in Frankfurt on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Belichick was initially requested what was retaining Klemm out earlier than confirming it was health-related.
“Do you want to put him on the injury report? I mean, are you trying to get me to violate HIPAA laws and that kind of thing? I’m not going to comment on someone’s personal medical status,” Belichick mentioned. “I appreciate the question, but I’m just not going to do that. I don’t think that’s the right thing to do. I don’t know if I’m allowed to do it. So, I’ll just skip over that one.”
The Patriots’ offensive line has allowed the Tenth-lowest stress price this season, per Pro Football Reference. The Patriots have the third-lowest pocket time, nevertheless, with quarterbacks having a median of two.2 seconds between the snap and a throw or stress. The Patriots are twenty fifth in yards earlier than contact per speeding try.
The offensive line has settled in latest weeks with Mike Onwenu shifting from proper guard to proper sort out.