The Las Vegas Raiders are apparently committed to Josh McDaniel as their new Head Coach. The reported on Sunday evening numerous US media.
Still, both sides did not have agreed on a contract, first reported Adam editor of espn. However, the Raiders and McDaniel had made an agreement on cooperation. Only final details would be out. Ian Rapoport briefly revealed, meanwhile, both sides would have agreed on a precise contract.
In the city of sin, McDaniels followed on Rich Bisaccia, who had taken over the franchise in the past season as an interim trainer. Bisaccia had taken the job of Jon Gruden, who had to take his hat in the middle of the season after an e-mail scandal.
McDaniel changes from New England Patriots to the Raiders. For the Patriots, the 54-year-old has been working since 2012 and previously from 2001 to 2008. McDaniel won the Super Bowl six times with New England.
In addition to McDaniel, the Raiders also bring Dave Ziegler from the Patriots. Ziegler had been working as Director of Player Personnel for New England. According to insiders, he worked next to Bill Belichick as the de facto general manager of the team. Las Vegas brings Ziegler as his new General Manager. That’s the team already officially known.
NFL: Josh McDaniel since 2012 Offensive Coordinator of the Patriots
At Patriots, McDaniel has been working as an offensive coordinator since 2012 and, with the exception of 2020, as quarterback coach. He cooperated closely with Tom Brady and took rookie Mac Jones under his wing in the current season.
McDaniel is considered one of the best offensive arms of the NFL. His offenses were over the last few years and again to the elite offenses in the NFL.
From 2009 to 2010, McDaniels also worked as a Head Coach for Denver Broncos, but could not build on his successes from New England. In his first season in Mile High City, McDaniel’s eight games won, after three wins from twelve encounters he was fired in Denver in his second season.
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In 2018, the Colts McDaniel already wanted to commit as Head Coach. Despite an agreement, the offensive coordinator of the Patriots raised his commitment again and decided to stay in New England. The Colts instead obliged Frank Reich as her new Head Coach.