Some bits and pieces on Floyd Reese’s career in the NFL:
The 2009 season will be his 32d in the NFL. He’s spent 17 seasons in player personnel and 15 seasons as an assistant coach.
Reese and Patriots coach Bill Belichick were assistants on the Detroit Lions staff together in 1976-77. Reese began his NFL coaching career with the Lions in 1975 as a strength and conditioning coach.
He most recently spent 13 seasons as the executive vice president/general manager of the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans franchise from 1994-2006. He also served as the assistant general manager of the Oilers for four seasons from 1990-93.