Skip Peete has been hired to coach Rams running backs, a person with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The person requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak publicly about personnel moves.
Peete, who turns 53 on Saturday, replaces Ben Sirmans, one of three offensive assistants whose contracts were not renewed after the season. He takes over a position group that features
Peete, the brother of former USC and
The Bears did not retain Peete after the 2014 season.
Peete's hiring comes less than a week after Fisher hired Mike Groh as receivers coach and passing game coordinator. Groh was the Bears' receivers coach the last three seasons.