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Aug 28, 2015; Charlotte, NC, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels during the second quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Josh McDaniels

It’s not unheard of for head coaches to lose their jobs as such and return to their previous gigs only to get another shot at being a head coach again down the line. That is the case with McDaniels who is the New England Patriots offensive coordinator. McDaniels could find the Dolphins organization enticing given the restructured executive branch and the fact that he would remain in the AFC East.

McDaniels is a hard one to really get a grasp on. His time in Denver was not all that great and he lasted only a season and ten weeks.

McDaniels has however adapted well and he has shown an ability to craft on offense based on each weeks opponents. In other words he is capable of making changes during the week to put his players in the best position to win. Of course having Tom Brady helps but consider that in Miami he would inherit a pretty good up and coming quarterback. New England doesn’t drill the deep ball down the throats of their opponents but instead they work the field and all Tannehill needs is time.

McDaniels is going to get a second chance as a head coach somewhere, especially if New England continues their offensive excellence. And let’s not forget a certain mentor of his taking a job in Cleveland that didn’t work out. He, Bill Belichick, returned to Bill Parcells and eventually took over the Patriots.

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