USFL hires John DeFilippo as New Orleans Breakers head coach

Nov 14, 2022 482

The USFL on Thursday announced that NFL veteran offensive coach John DeFilippo has been hired to lead the New Orleans Breakers. He replaces head coach Larry Fedora, who recently stepped away from football to spend more time with his family. The hiring comes four months after the Breakers’ 31-17 playoff loss to the eventual USFL Champion Birmingham Stallions.

DeFilippo, 44, gets his first opportunity as a professional head coach. He takes the helm of a Breakers team that featured six All-USFL players and finished the 2022 regular season with a 6-4 record. Starting the USFL’s second season in April 2023, DeFilippo intends to bring an exciting brand of football to New Orleans Breakers fans.

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