Josh McDaniels

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Alex Reimer
September 17, 2018 - 10:45 am
The Patriots have withstood lots of excruciating early-season losses before. Prior to Sunday’s debacle in Jacksonville, each one turned out to just be a hiccup, rather than harbinger of doom. That’s why it’s tempting to dismiss New England’s 31-20 loss to the Jaguars in 97-degree heat as a fluke...
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Ryan Hannable
September 16, 2018 - 5:35 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Patriots offense did not get off to a good start Sunday against the Jaguars, and Josh McDaniels was not pleased. After the Patriots struggled on their first three drives -- missed field goal, punt, punt -- the offensive coordinator ripped the offense on the sidelines. The...
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Jim Hackett
September 13, 2018 - 8:07 am
So much to write and so little space ... After four-plus decades on the planet, I’ve gotten used to stupid takes particularly when it comes to perceived "hot takes" on sports, politics or celebrity. Typically it doesn’t bother me too much. I just laugh it off or grumble aloud to myself like Bill...
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John Tomase
September 12, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Here's what Bill Belichick's disciples never seem to get right when they attempt to grow beyond the shadow of his coaching tree: the Patriots Way only works for the Patriots. From Charlie Weiss to Eric Mangini to Josh McDaniels and perhaps now Matt Patricia, the same insults followed each of...
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Ryan Hannable
September 09, 2018 - 10:37 am
Why exactly did Josh McDaniels turn down the Colts' head-coaching job at the last minute to stay in New England as offensive coordinator? A big new contract, apparently. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , McDaniels received a five-year contract extension, which will have him be paid like a...
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Ryan Hannable
September 06, 2018 - 10:46 pm
FOXBORO — The Patriots offense will be undermanned Sunday when it takes on the Texans in Week 1 without Julian Edelman and a depleted receiving corps, which only had three on the initial roster. Others have been added since, but it isn’t the full complement of weapons Tom Brady is used to having,...
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Kyle DaLuz
July 26, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NBC Sports Boston's Patriots insider Tom E. Curran joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria from Gillette Stadium Thursday afternoon to talk about an offseason in Foxboro that was different than any in recent memory. When Belichick was asked about the mystifying benching of Malcolm Butler in Super Bowl...
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Ryan Hannable
May 13, 2018 - 6:00 am
1. For the first time since Super Bowl week, the Patriots assistant coaches addressed the media Friday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. The last time they spoke, it seemed like it would be for the last time as members of the Patriots organization for many of them. With Josh McDaniels destined for...
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Ryan Hannable
May 11, 2018 - 1:52 pm
The week of the NFL owners meetings, Josh McDaniels spoke with the Boston Globe about his decision to leave the Colts at the altar and return to the Patriots as offensive coordinator following verbally agreeing to become their next head coach. On Friday, he further explained the move when...
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Ryan Hannable
May 11, 2018 - 1:35 pm
The Patriots' voluntary offseason workout program has been going on for a few weeks, as it is now Phase 2, which allows coaches to begin working with players on the field. Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have yet to show up, but Brady's absence isn't an issue for offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels...
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