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Five possible head coaching candidates for next year

When the 2014 National Football League season comes to a close, a handful of head coaches are going to be given their walking papers. Looking around the NFL, it appears the New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons will all be looking for coaches, with a few others on the fence. When openings arise, there will be a couple...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five possible head coaching candidates for next year

When the 2014 National Football League season comes to a close, a handful of head coaches are going to be given their walking papers. Looking around the NFL, it appears the New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons will all be looking for coaches, with a few others on the fence. When openings arise, there will be a couple...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots OC Josh McDaniels: Balance Required, But Tough To Obtain.

The New England Patriots have been airing the ball out. Quarterback, Tom Brady, continues to impress and improve. However, the run game is on everyones mind in New England, coming off the bye week, preparing for the Indianapolis Colts, come Sunday night.
Via CLNS Radio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels implies that Jonas Gray may see more time

Photo from CSNNEThe Patriots have a dilemma on their hands - how do they replace Stevan Ridley in the run game? Someone else is going to have to step up and carry some of the load alongside Shane Vereen. Of course, there are options - Brandon Bolden, James White, and Jonas Gray. And, according to Josh McDaniels, we could be seeing a lot more of Gray in the future. He only played...
Via Patriots Life
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Tom Brady & Josh McDaniels are Closer than Ever

Winning cures everything. There was a lot to be made of the New England Patriots absolute flop on Monday Night Football two weeks ago against the Chiefs. Questions like “Are the Pats done?”, “Is Tom Brady finished?”, “Can this team compete for a Super Bowl?” began to swirl like a tornado, but have all been put to rest – at least for now – after a convincing beat down...
Via Standing O Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels Refutes Report, Says He’s ‘Very Close’ With Tom Brady

Tension? What tension? After handing the Cincinnati Bengals their first loss of the season in a 43-17 beatdown, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady refuted the report that surfaced over the weekend which said turmoil existed between himself and the coaching staff. Brady’s words and his performance essentially put the kibosh on the report, but if there were any lingering...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady denies reports of tension with coaching staff

FOXBORO, Mass. — Amid the media circus that followed the New England Patriots’ blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last week was a report that Tom Brady isn’t exactly pleased with how the Patriots have handled their personnel this season. According to Brady, however, there’s no truth to that report. The quarterback had nothing but positive things to say about his coaching...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dobson has ‘really great relationship’ with McDaniels

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson echoed his head coach’s statement on Friday in the locker room: He was benched for football reasons. Dobson said that “nothing happened” between he and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels that led to his deactivation in Weeks 3 and 4. “The (report) was false,” Dobson said Friday at Gillette Stadium. ...
Via NESN.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels thinks offense will be fine

I appreciate Josh McDaniels being confident that the offense will get going, you sort of have to be as a coach, but there needs to be a change.via Fan SidedIt starts with him (besides the offensive line), which he acknowledges in an article on Pro Football Talk. His play calling through four games has been questionable, raising doubts as to how good of an offensive coordinator he...
Via Patriots Life
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots WR Aaron Dobson called out Josh McDaniels; but someone needed too

New England Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson was a healthy scratch for the second straight game during Monday’s nightmare loss to Kansas City a curious situation considering the Patriots’ glaring lack of a playmaking, field-stretching receiver. According to the Boston Globes’ Shalise Manza Young, Dobson was benched in Weeks 3 and 4 because he “mouthed […] The post Patriots...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Aaron Dobson Benched For Aruging With Josh McDaniels

Aaron Dobson’s absence from Week 3 and 4 reportedly has more to do with insubordination than talent. Dobson was benched in Weeks 3 and 4 because he mouthed off to New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young. Dobson and McDaniels had “at least one loud disagreement,” according to Young’s source...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots benched WR for mouthing off to coach

The New England Patriots apparently benched wide receiver Aaron Dobson for two games for mouthing off to offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. The report comes from Shalise Manza Young of The Boston Globe and indicates that Dobson was benched solely for his verbal actions directed at McDaniels. on Dobson: source says he "mouthed off" to Josh McDaniels, leading to his...
Via Sportsnaut
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Josh McDaniels Confident He Fix the Offense

The New England Patriots offense has struggled mightily over the team’s first four games, and concerns about the team’s offensive unit are growing by the day. Is Tom Brady to old? Can this offensive line protect him? Will Rob Gronkowski ever be healthy again? Who are Brady’s receivers? These are all legitimate questions surrounding this group right now. Even with that being...
Via Standing O Sports
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels: Gronk's workload will increase

Winslow Townson - USA TODAY SportsThe New England Patriots continue to limit the number of offensive snaps for Rob Gronkowski as he continues his comeback from a torn ACL. Offensive coordinator Josh Mcdaniels says an increase in Gronk's workload is comingESPN BostonI definitely think that Rob has made some plays for us. I certainly think that will continue and hope that will...
Via Patriots Life
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels: Dolphins took Julian Edelman away in second half

CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALDJulian Edelman was on fire in the first half, catching six passes for 95 yards, one which was a beautiful over-the-shoulder catch while being double covered.But then came the second half, when the wheels fell off in every aspect of the Patriots' game, which included the disappearance of Edelman.He was held without a catch during the second half...
Via Patriots Life
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The Anatomy of a Projection: New England Patriots

OC Josh McDaniels pass/run last 2 seasons with NE: 2013: 628/470 2012: 641/523 Total: 1269/993 (56.1%/43.9%, 1131 plays/season) Projecting 617/483 split for 2014 Brady 55 total rushes last two seasons (5.5%) Belichick rush offense hard to predict. Ridley especially very volatile based on ball security. Brady: 27 rushes (5.6%) Miscellaneous: 8 rushes (1.7%) Bolden: 91 [&hellip...
Via No Coast Bias
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MassLive: McDaniels wanted Cleveland job

Masslive.com is reporting that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels wanted the Cleveland Browns head coaching position, but some in the Cleveland front office didn't want McDaniels as the head coach.Per Masslive:In some corners, however, McDaniels was the leading the candidate. Both owner Jimmy Haslam and recently fired general manager Michael Lombardi wanted to give the New...
Via Patriots Life
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns front office changes continue to resonate

Whether it was due to a dispute about Greg Schiano, watching his CEO get lectured by a coaching candidate, or everyone just hating each other, the grenade Jimmy Haslam tossed into the Browns front office this week is still sending out shock waves.  Ever since Haslam announced that Joe Banner and Michael Lombardi were being relieved of their duties, unflattering details have emerged...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels Remained A Candidate For Browns HC Job Until The End

Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that even after Patriots OC Josh McDaniels removed his name for the Browns head coaching search, he still wanted the job and later called them to say so just a day later. Cabot adds that McDaniels was likely the team’s “mystery” candidate still being considered for the job before the Browns elected to hire Mike Pettine...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels wanted Browns job, had Belichick's support

Josh McDaniels had a change of heart after withdrawing his name from the Cleveland Browns’ head coaching search. McDaniels called the Browns “within 24 hours” of pulling his name to say he was still interested in the job, sources told Cleveland.com. The New England Patriots offensive coordinator was in the running for the job until the very end, when former Buffalo Bills defensive...
Via NESN.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots-Rutgers Connection Lives On; Scarlet Knights To Hire Josh McDaniels’ Brother

The New England Patriots have a new connection at Rutgers University. Rutgers is expected to hire Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels’ brother, Ben McDaniels, as an offensive assistant, a source told NJ.com. Ben McDaniels was an offensive assistant on Greg Schiano’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers staff in 2013. Schiano was Rutgers’ head coach from 2001 to 2011. The Patriots...
Via NESN.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels’ Decision To Stick With Patriots Means Ship Isn’t Sinking

The New England Patriots’ sideline is going to look a little different next season. The Patriots are experiencing some turnover with their assistant coaches this offseason, and panic has officially set in throughout New England. It was notable when linebackers coach Pepper Johnson left the team after 14 seasons of wearing a headset over a backward cap on the sidelines. It was...
Via NESN.com
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Finally Hire Head Coach Mike Pettine; Josh McDaniels Sticks With Patriots

The Cleveland Browns finally found their head coach. The Browns hired former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine on Thursday. It took nearly a month and 10 interviews to find Rob Chudzinksi‘s replacement. Chudzinski was fired on Dec. 29. The Browns will hold a press conference at 4:45 p.m. Pettine spent just one season as Bills defensive coordinator...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels could be back in the mix for Cleveland; Unknown coach competing with Pettine

Adam Schefter said we needed to expect a curveball and it looks like the Browns are full of them. Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com reports that the Browns and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels have had “more conversations” this week, and that McDaniels is “possibly back in the mix” for the job. Nothing stops the Browns […]The post Josh McDaniels could be back...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels is possibly in mix again for Browns HC job

Yep thats right, Josh McDaniels may be back in the running for the Cleveland Brown's head coach. Why you ask? Well look at this tweet from Doug Kyed...RT @TonyGrossi: Confirmed: #Browns and #Patriots OC Josh McDaniels had more conversations this week. Possibly back in mix.— Doug Kyed (@DougKyedNESN) January 23, 2014Courtesy Joshua PowersBut why? Why would Josh McDaniels be...
Via Patriots Life
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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