Report: McDaniels situation prompting rule change on hiring assistants in playoffs

The Indianapolis Colts patiently waited until after the New England Patriots were finally finished with their season to land their next head coach in 2018. Only, instead of hiring the apple of their eye, Josh McDaniels, the Patriots assistant pulled a Lucy on the Colts, pulling the football away at the last second.This unfortunate circumstance ended up working out okay for Indy,...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels will not be in Indianapolis for Scouting Combine

If New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels were to attend this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, he would be showing his face in a region of the country where people probably don’t like him very much. As it turns out, he is apparently not planning to do that.That said, it's not for the reason you think. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, McDaniels will not be...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Frank Reich has agreed to become the Colts' next head coach

Reports earlier on Sunday noted that Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich was the favorite to land the Indianapolis Colts’ head coaching job. That’s now been all but confirmed. Reich comes to the Colts after New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels had a late change of heart last week (more on that here).A widely respected offensive mind, it goes...
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February 11, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles OC Frank Reich favored to land Colts HC job

After getting shafted by Josh McDaniels, the Indianapolis Colts reportedly have another favorite to land the job as next head coach. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter are reporting Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich is that guy. Reich is obviously a hot commodity after helping the Eagles win Super Bowl LII. His influence is a big reason why Nick Foles was...
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February 11, 2018  |  Discuss

McDaniels said in past he does not want to succeed Belichick

With Josh McDaniels having backed out of the Indianapolis Colts’ head coach job at the last second, the wide-ranging assumption is that he is in line to become the next head coach of the New England Patriots when Bill Belichick moves on. That is, if he wants the job.All indications are that Belichick will be back with the Patriots next season. Beyond that, no one knows. According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 09, 2018  |  Discuss

Bears questioned McDaniels' willingness to leave Patriots

Before Josh McDaniels flip-flopped on the Colts, he was in the running for other head coaching gigs, including the Bears. The Bears ultimately settled on Matt Nagy as their HC, in part because the team questioned whether McDaniels was actually willing to leave the Patriots, Adam L. Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times writes. Before the Super Bowl, McDaniels spoke glowingly of the Bears...
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February 08, 2018  |  Discuss

Agent explains why he dropped Josh McDaniels as a client

Bob LaMonte, the former agent of Josh McDaniels, explained on Wednesday why he dropped the New England Patriots offensive coordinator as a client amid the Indianapolis Colts’ hiring fiasco. McDaniels stunned the Colts, not to mention the entire NFL, by reneging on an agreement to become the Colts’ new head coach at the last minute. In fact, the Colts formally announced the hiring...
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February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

NFL unites in making Josh McDaniels Public Enemy No. 1

After a year of division. A year of National Anthem protests that created divisiveness we’ve never seen in the NFL. A year of making Roger Goodell seem like an enemy of the state.After all that, the NFL has finally united as it heads into the offseason. This unity comes in the form of making New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels public enemy No. 1.By now, you...
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February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Colts GM to the Patriots: ‘The rivalry is back on’

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard held a press conference on Wednesday to answer questions about Josh McDaniels’ shocking decision to spurn their head coaching job to remain as the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator.It goes without saying that Ballard was not a happy camper. And while he did show himself well to the media on Wednesday, there was visible anger...
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February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: McDaniels’ agent told him he could be making biggest mistake of career

Josh McDaniels will forever be known as public enemy No. 1 in Indianapolis after he backed out of his agreement to become the next head coach of the Colts, and apparently the decision did not sit well with his agent, either.Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported on Wednesday morning that McDaniels’ agent, Bob LaMonte, told the 41-year-old that he believes he could be making the biggest...
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February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

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