Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 12/19/12
Michael Lombardi was on the BS Report with Bill Simmons podcast yesterday and when asked about this, he just said no one has contacted him yet. So, obviously all of this is speculation at this point.Mike Florio was the first to bring this idea to the forefront and he was met with some skepticism. Now Greg Bedard, a trusted source in Boston media, is chiming in more on this. Bedard initially wrote a few weeks ago that Lombardi was a candidate for the general manager job in Cleveland, he now believes that Josh McDaniels is a likely candidate to join him.Bedard writes today that the top candidates for the Cleveland head coaching job would be Nick Saban, Chip Kelly and Josh McDaniels. In that order. McDaniels is the most likely of the three. He also adds in that his sources tell him that if Lombardi and McDaniels team up, they will try to trade for Ryan Mallett.Lombardi always seems to love New England back up quarterbacks. He used to rave about Brian Hoyer and said that if he became GM...
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