Found January 10, 2012 on
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Josh McDaniels Is Not Finished With The Denver Broncos
Minutes after Denver shocked the Football World with a win over the Steelers, Josh McDaniels is hired as an offensive assistant for the Patriots. Can McDaniels just leave this town alone?
McDaniels: Head Coach
Josh McDaniels was the Broncos' head coach from 2008 to just about the end of the 2010 season. His time in Denver was quite productive. He did everything he could to sabotage an already struggling franchise. McDaniels went straight to work in the NFL Draft, trading Jay Cutler in a confusing mess to move up the Broncos' Draft position. That single trade gave the Broncos the mediocrity of Kyle Orton put together with the miracle first-round pick of RB Knowshon Moreno, while the Bears stole the Draft with Denver's fifth-round pick to acquire Johnny Knox. Moreno is a solid back, but when a man takes over a defensive disaster one wonders why his first pick wouldn't have been Brian Cushing, Clay Matthew...
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Leave it to the New England Patriots to make a major move to try and help them advance in the 2012 NFL Playoffs. Less than a week after the regular season ended, the Pats raided the St. Louis Rams’ coaching staff and rehired former offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to be an assistant throughout the postseason, before he takes over offensive coordinator duties when...
Wow, the Denver fans think the hiring of Josh McDaniels in New England is cheating on the behalf of Bill Belichick. I don’t think it is even remotely close to cheating. Belichick simply needed an offensive coordinator and who better to fill the Position than someone like Josh McDaniels? Belichick never fails to amaze people. He lost his O.C. to Penn state and he goes out and...
Eyebrows have been raised, in Denver and beyond, regarding the ability of the Patriots to hire former Broncos coach Josh McDaniels as an offensive assistant. The Pats, coincidentally or otherwise, announced the move within 30 minutes or so after the Broncos beat the Steelers, setting up a prime-time Saturday night game between Denver and New…
Neither side is making a big deal of Josh McDaniels in New England. [MaxDenver]
Tom Brady dodged questions directly about McDaniels Tuesday. [Denver Post]
Dave Krieger: The Broncos are playing with house money. [Denver Post]
Mike McCoy won’t be leaving for Jacksonville as the Jaguars have hired Falcons OC Mike Mularkey as head coach. The Broncos OC just put together the gameplan...
There are a few people out there who are none too pleased that former Rams coordinator and former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels was allowed to jump over to the Patriots right before the beginning of the postseason. McDaniels, who was the offensive coordinator for New England before he took control in Denver, ought to seamlessly ingratiate himself back into the fold with his former...
FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP) - It's official. Josh McDaniels will return to the New England Patriots as an offensive assistant this week, and will serve under Bill O'Brien, the offensive coordinator who was named coach at Penn State on Saturday.The team made the announcement Sunday night.O'Brien, introduced in State College, Pa., ...
Josh McDaniels is expected to be the Patriots offensive coordinator after the season, but his return to the practice field Tuesday in New England was in a different capacity. While Bill O’Brien ran the team’s offense, McDaniels was seen talking up Bill Belichick during the team’s padded practice. Broncos coach John Fox tried to downplay…
While the national and Denver (and some in New England) media continue their handwringing over the Patriots hiring Josh McDaniels (which they were in the process of doing before it was known they would play Denver) Lindsay H. Jones in the Denver Post points out that in 1989, Mike Shanahan was fired as coach of the Raiders mid-season and less than two weeks later, the Broncos hired...