NFL Notes: Broncos, Chargers, Patriots, Raiders, & Saints

Broncos The Broncos have hired Mitch Tanney as director of football analytics. (Aaron Wilson) Chargers The Chargers signed WR Jacoby Jones to a two-year contract that can be work as much as $5.5 million, according Ian Rapoport. Patriots Jim Thomas mentions that former Rams OC Josh McDaniels was “pounding the table” for St. Louis to draft TE ...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Josh McDaniels Recount Patriots’ Final Drives In Incredible Detail

Tom Brady made sure if the New England Patriots lost Super Bowl XLIX, it wasn’t going to be from a lack of preparation. The legendary quarterback might be addicted preparing, according to a fascinating story published Monday morning on The MMQB website. King spoke at length with Brady and Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels about their incredible...
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels: Tom Brady Is Like A Big Brother To Jimmy Garoppolo

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Forget DeflateGate, ineligible receivers or Brandon Browner’s comments urging New England Patriots teammates to further injure the Seattle Seahawks. The most absurd controversy of the Patriots’ Super Bowl XLIX season was when quarterback Tom Brady didn’t congratulate his backup Jimmy Garoppolo for throwing a meaningless touchdown against the Kansas City...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Josh McDaniels, 49ers, Chargers, Cowboys, & Saints

Josh McDaniels Several NFL executives have told Jason Cole that they view Patriots OC Josh McDaniels as one of the best play-designers and play-callers in the league. According to Cole, if the Patriots end up winning the Super Bowl, McDaniels could be the No. 1 coaching candidate in 2015. 49ers Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report has spoken to some 49ers’ players regarding...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

McDaniels was the right coach at the wrong time

It’s easier to forgive than forget. The failure that was the Josh McDaniels’ era is unforgettable. The traits that made him fail – being confrontational, egomaniacal and a cheater – are forgivable. McDaniels made the mistakes of an inexperienced young man. In a moment of rarely seen self-reflection, McDaniels opened up about his time in Denver at Media Day on Tuesday. “I...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels Defends Patriots’ Use Of Ineligible Offensive Sets

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Lost in the shuffle of DeflateGate was former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy making some false remarks about the New England Patriots’ creative ineligible offensive sets. Dungy said the Patriots are declaring players ineligible too quickly and aren’t allowing the opposing team to get set on defense. Patriots offensive coordinator defended the sets...
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon LaFell’s Toughness Praised By Patriots’ Tom Brady, Josh McDaniels

Perhaps Brandon LaFell’s toe injury was worse than the New England Patriots were letting on. The wide receiver didn’t let the ailment affect him Saturday while catching five passes for 62 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the Patriots’ 35-31 divisional-round playoff win over the Baltimore Ravens. LaFell was limited last week in practice with toe and shoulder injuries,...
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels Could be Thomas Dimitroff's Only Hope.

Thomas Dimitroff knows that his job is in jeopardy. Atlanta Falcons owner, Author Blank, has reportedly stated that the new head coach of the team will determine whether or not Dimitroff stays as general manager in Atlanta. Along with his assistant, Scott Pioli, Dimitroff is apparently pushing for the hire of Josh McDaniels. All three of these men worked together in New England for...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos in the middle of NFL coaching carousel

For most of the past four decades, the Denver Broncos have sat on the sidelines during the NFL’s volatile “coaching change” season, which commences the day after the regular season (dubbed “Black Monday”) ends and lasts until just after the Super Bowl or until all the coaching vacancies are filled. Yes, there was 2008, when Mike Shanahan – who’d been with Denver since...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots' McDaniels says interview with Falcons was 'fine'

ATLANTA (AP) New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels says his interview for the Atlanta Falcons' coaching vacancy was ''fine.'' McDaniels also interviewed with the San Francisco 49ers last week. In his weekly conference call on Monday, he described the interviews as ''initial meetings.'' Meanwhile, Arizona coach Bruce Arians says the Falcons, Bears and Jets have requested...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pats' Josh McDaniels: 49ers, Falcons interviews went 'fine'

Josh McDaniels didn’t have the weekend off like the rest of the New England Patriots players and coaches. The Patriots offensive coordinator interviewed for the Atlanta Falcons’ head-coaching vacancy Friday and with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. McDaniels, who was the Denver Broncos’ head coach from 2009 to 2010, compiling a 10-17 record, downplayed the interviews...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Josh McDaniels Become an NFL Head Coach?

With black Monday having come and gone, there are six vacant head coaching jobs. The Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders and San Fransisco 49ers are all searching for their next coach. One name that has frequently come up when discussing most if not all of these teams is New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. The 38-year...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels Lines Up Interviews With Falcons, 49ers; Bills Next?

This embed is invalid" /> The New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator is a busy man these days. Josh McDaniels has scheduled interviews with the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers regarding their head coaching vacancies, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Buffalo Bills reportedly have requested an interview with McDaniels. McDaniels...
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Josh McDaniels Take a Head Coaching Job?

Rick: I think, eventually, Josh McDaniels will land a head coaching job elsewhere, but I don’t think it will be this season. I predict that the Falcons are going to hire Rex Ryan to help improve their defense and the 49ers might look internally for their head coach. I think the one thing that holds McDaniels back in interviews is that he has to explain why he took Tim Tebow with...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels to interview with 49ers, Falcons

Josh McDaniels has a busy week in front of him. On top of self-scouting the New England Patriots and getting his offense ready for an unknown playoff opponent, McDaniels has agreed to interview with the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons for their open head-coaching positions, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Tuesday. The Patriots offensive coordinator won’t travel...
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 takeaways from NFL Black Monday

McDaniels, AKA The Hot New Guy10) You'd think that with all of the times the Jets have ran off a coach, they would have the procedure down pat9) Now that the Niners have ran off Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick will finally feel secure enough in his manhood to get rid of those tatoos8) There's something a little unseemly about Jay Cutler still having work, while the coach he killed...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels not thinking about open head coaching jobs

Josh McDaniels might not be ready to let go of Bill Belichick’s safe grasp again just yet.   The New England Patriots offensive coordinator constantly is linked to open head coaching gigs, and this year is no different. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport already called McDaniels a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers’ now-open position. McDaniels, on a first-round playoff bye with...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels: No Patriots ‘Played Or Executed Or Coached Particularly Well’

The New England Patriots’ offensive struggles are overshadowing the team’s win. Although the Pats squeaked out a 17-16 victory over the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium to secure a first-round bye, the focus remains on the many mistakes made by the New England offense. Tom Brady was sacked four times in the first half alone while he completed 23-of-35 passes for 182 yards, a...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Female Friday: You don’t want to mess with this gorgeous Denver Broncos fan

#Broncos — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) December 14, 2014 You may also be interested in: Female Friday: You don’t want to mess with this gorgeous Denver Broncos fan Do the Denver Broncos have nothing to fear from the Cincinnati Bengals? Why the Denver Broncos owe Josh McDaniels a big thank you
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Denver Broncos owe Josh McDaniels a big thank you

There are few names that can trigger a reaction among Denver Broncos fans quite like “Josh McDaniels”. While he was only the Broncos head coach for 28 games his name is still mud in Denver. It isn’t unjustified. Hired after the firing of Mike Shanahan, McDaniels was viewed as a wunderkind at just 32 years of age, with a very bright future. But he did more than just lose a few...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh McDaniels Brushes Aside University Of Florida Head Coaching Rumor

This embed is invalid" /> New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels sounds more focused on his current job than anything that lies ahead. McDaniels was rumored earlier this week to be a candidate for the University of Florida’s head coaching job. When asked about the rumor during a conference call Tuesday, McDaniels opted to steer...
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Florida interested in Josh McDaniels as head coach

Could New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels be the next head coach of the Florida Gators? According to a report from, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley is interested in McDaniels as a potential candidate to replace Will Muschamp. Most of the success McDaniels has had in his career has come while working under...Read More
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Reportedly Interested In Patriots OC Josh McDaniels

According to Scott Roussel of, Florida Gators’ athletic director Jeremy Foley considers New England Patriots OC Josh McDaniels a “viable candidate” for the vacant head coaching job and is vetting him as well. Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports reported that Colorado State HC Jim McElwain is the leading candidate for the job. Mark Farzetta of CBS Philly reported...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots OC Josh McDaniels Is A ‘Viable Candidate’ For Florida Job

Twitter/@Patriots1271 Florida’s University Athletic Association says that it will take its time in selecting its next head football coach, but that hasn’t prevented the coaching rumor mill from churning out names at a ridiculous pace. In the last few days, Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Colorado State’s Jim McElwain have received a lot of buzz, but according to Football...
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December 01, 2014  |  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...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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