Eagles to interview Josh McDaniels

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Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is a candidate for the Eagles’ head coaching job.

McDaniels will interview with the Eagles this weekend, according to multiple reports.

The 44-year-old McDaniels had a brief and unsuccessful stint as head coach of the Broncos, going 11-17 in 2009 and 2010. But he has been one of Bill Belichick’s most valued assistants for years in New England, and his success with the Patriots may convince the Eagles that he’s the right man to get Carson Wentz turned around.

Three years ago McDaniels initially agreed to become head coach of the Colts, only to back out at the last minute. Now he’s again in consideration for a head-coaching job.

57 responses to “Eagles to interview Josh McDaniels

  1. HES ALL YOURS……he’s been great with Tommy gronk amendola Edelman hogan Mitchell white and Sony and Tommy and LGB and Tommy..

    But philly can have him for once or forever please 😉

  2. Wentz can start in this league if he has players around him. The problem is their GM likes to over pay for veterans and doesn’t see when they have past their prime. Pretty much the opposite of how the Patriots have run their franchise. I would be surprised he ends up taking this job.

  3. Why do people keep interviewing this guy? He bombed out in Denver and left Indy holding the bag.

  4. LOL. His first stint as a head coach went so well why not give him the chance to turn around Wentz for Lurie. If he gets the job the Eagles will regret it.

  5. Would be a terrible choice, but i’m not an Eagles fan so i’m all for it.

  6. He’ll have some competition from Jerrod Mayo who is also interviewing for the position.

  7. LOL…..what a joke. This guy’s a quitter. He ruined Denver with his childishness then he pulled that last-minute change of mind against Indy. The Eagles should offer him a job then wait until NE hires his replacement….then change their mind and say no thinks. Poetic justice. McDaniels didn’t look so brilliant without Brady this year.

    By the way, the Colts lucked out when he ran back to mommy. Reich is much better.

  8. Carson Wentz needs an offensive coach who believes in him. If Josh doesn’t then he won’t get the job.

  9. darcrequiem says:

    January 16, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    Why do people keep interviewing this guy? He bombed out in Denver and left Indy holding the bag.

    ———–
    Theres nothing you can say in defense of McDaniels for the Indy situation but as for Denver well he wouldnt be the 1at coach to do better his 2nd time around as hes older and youd hope that hes learned from his mistakes.

  10. Why even bother interviewing this clown? “His” offenses were great with Brady, but he was garbage in Denver, totally screwed over Indy, and the Pats’ offense was bad again once they didn’t have literally the best QB ever running it.

  11. He was fired in Denver for using the same illegal video scams the Pats did. This guy is a major weasel. Ask the Colts.

  12. No, that just means he’ll try to trade Carson Wentz and/or Jalen Hurts for Matt Cassel.

  13. Doesn’t seem to be the most professional individual based on what he did in Denver and to Indy.
    Good luck and all that Philly.

  14. Wentz is far more like Brady than Cam Newton. Wentz needs a ‘quarterback whisperer’. If Mcdaniels can help Wentz-and i don’t really know -he has a shot.

    Lurie clearly wants Wentz.

  15. I hope the Eagles do hire McDaniels. Then the Patriots can bring in Adam Gase to be OC. Let the dumpster fire begin in 3…2…1…

  16. Looking forward to Josh McDaniels getting another head coaching opportunity again and failing miserably.

  17. Remember the Pederson>>Belichick guy? Oh man….good times. Good times.

    Looooove all those one-year dynasty teams that are now piled up like used lumber on the back of our truck. This particular one’s reign fell in record time.

  18. I’d be fine with this but I hate Jerruh and the Cowboys more. Please have more sense than this Philly

  19. Looooove all those one-year dynasty teams that are now piled up like used lumber on the back of our truck. This particular one’s reign fell in record time.

    Still very bitter about that loss, eh? It’s ok, you’ll always be bitter, always focusing on the one that got away and not the 6 you have. And I will always be here to enjoy your pain.

  20. Bill Belichick hired McDaniels twice and Nick Saban hired him as well but NFL owners should listen to the football minds posting on this thread and not even talk to him?

    McDaniels coached Brady to his record breaking performance in 2007. He coached Matt Casall to an 11-5 season. The guy didn’t even play in college.

    He was right about Cutler. He was right about Luck not being committed to play.

    The Pats (Belichick and Kraft) gave him $8MM a year to stay.

    I trust the Patriots evaluation of McDaniels.

  21. As an Eagles fan, I would
    Like to see them offer him the job and him decline to remain OC with the Pats. Need to continually reinforce how they are now viewed throughout the NFL so Lurie will fire his lapdog and take a step back himself. Personally hope this happens by 2023. Won’t be sooner.

  22. psubeerman21 says:
    January 16, 2021 at 5:39 pm
    Looooove all those one-year dynasty teams that are now piled up like used lumber on the back of our truck. This particular one’s reign fell in record time.

    Still very bitter about that loss, eh? It’s ok, you’ll always be bitter, always focusing on the one that got away and not the 6 you have. And I will always be here to enjoy your pain

    —-/

    Huh?? Quite the contrary pal. Patriots fans have no pain. I don’t even know why you’d think that. The Eagles won that one Super Bowl and that’s fine. We spent 20 years either winning them or going to them—you can’t win em all. I tip my cap to anyone who beat the Pats when they had their shot. You guys got to exorcise the demons from the 2004 loss. Cool.

    I just always enjoy the show (that you may have been understandably late to) where the team that wins their one spends way to much time pounding their chest and speculating on just how many years of dominance they’ll experience. That human affect is a relatively recent phenomenon. It was funny with the Rams and Pittsburgh, the Seahawks and the Philadelphia too. They saw the Pats win multiples, so then they thought “Here we go—our turn!” While not factoring everything that goes into something rare like that, like stable organizational components. One thing no one noticed that the Pats never did: pound their chests and yell “dynasty baby” at any time. They were just better trained. Pride comes before the fall.

    The Philly implosion just happened to be quicker than some of the others, that’s all, and it’s interesting.

  23. I have to ask, how many coaches have they interview, and how many more do they plan interview? Philly is a mess, mostly caused by GM Howie Grossman not having a real plan, other than snowing Lurie. Is it the fact nobody has impressed the Eagles, or no coach really wants the job? I would hate to live in Philly. Who ever takes the job, will have to believe in Carson Wentz. Wentz’s confidence is shot. I don’t think Wentz is a bad QB, but he may need a change in scenery. Considering I can’t stand the Eagles fans, I could care less who get the job. I will always dislike the Eagles.

  24. When he was coaching the Broncos vs the Patriots, the Broncos scored a simple first half touchdown. Nothing extraordinary. And he went insane on the sidelines–like he won the Super Bowl on a 90 yard run with no time remaining. Out of his mind. I remember thinking this guy is not head coaching material. A head coach needs to be thinking about the next play, next series, etc…not Jumping up and down and screaming like a special teams coach.

  25. anyone criticizing McDaniels for backing out of the Colts job can thank the Colts for lying about Andrew Luck’s health. As soon as McDaniels found out the truth, he was outta there.

    As for the Eagles, I think they hire the first guy who tells them what they want to hear, namely that Wentz is the answer at QB.

  26. The next successful coach from the Belichick tree will be the first, have at it

  27. The Eagles are officially a mess. Holy smokes they better not hire this traitor punk, if they do they are really dumb.

  28. So the Colts lied about Andrew Luck’s health? I guess his 2018 Comeback Player of the Year award was a lie also. McDaniels has always been a punk and belongs in Foxboro with the rest. He has the distinction of being disliked in both Indy and Denver and is looked at with scorn by all credible NFL execs for what he did.

  29. Well, who says anyone wants the job since they fired their coach for liking the better qb on his roster. Stupid move by the Eagles. If McDaniels leaves, I just hope the Pats don’t bring in Bill OBrien again. He was a nightmare.
    P.S. if any of you actually WATCHED the Patriots, you’d know there is nothing wrong with McD or his offense. Brady struggled last year because he didn’t have receivers, and Newton had the same issues this year. It’s a personnel problem, not a coaching problem.

  30. Kraft will give him another million he will stay Pats will rebuild in 2021 Buffalo dynasty ends tonite Pats will be great again in 22

  31. Please God no. I am a Philly fan in Denver & saw what that he did here. Then he backs out of the Indy job. Please dont waste your time

  32. The next successful coach from the Belichick tree will be the first, have at it
    —–
    saban

  33. Good, the Eagles can have him. Philly’s weapons aren’t that much better than New England’s. He’ll run Hurts four consecutive times in the end zone.

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