Josh McDaniels to Return as Patriots OC: Latest Comments and Reaction

January 16, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite heavy interest from head coach-needy teams throughout the NFL, Josh McDaniels will remain the New England Patriots offensive coordinator.
"At this time, best for family and myself to remain here in New England," McDaniels said Monday, according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss.
McDaniels interviewed for the San Francisco 49ers' head coaching vacancy earlier in the month before opting to stay with New England. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Tom Cable and Kyle Shanahan are now the favorites to land the job.
Toward the end of the 2016 campaign, it looked like McDaniels' future would be outside Massachusetts. The MMQB's Albert Breer reported on Jan. 1 the 49ers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Los Angeles Rams were all targeting the 40-year-old to potentially fill their coaching vacancies.
Prior to his return to New England, McDaniels compiled an 11-17 record in a year-and-a-half as head coach of the Denver Broncos.
His time in Denver ended in ignominy, with a v...

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