Josh McDaniels might find things awkward in Indianapolis. That is if the Patriots offensive coordinator was going to the Scouting Combine. McDaniels and the Patriots will not attend the combine, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Bill Belichick and some of the team’s defensive staff will go. Rapoport said that follows the Patriots’ “standard plan” [more]
Josh McDaniels won't be going to Indianapolis for the scouting combine, less than a month after turning down the Colts.
The Patriots offensive coordinator will not be chatting up the media at the combine
When the Colts first talked to Matt Eberflus about joining the team as defensive coordinator, the thought was that he’d be working for head coach Josh McDaniels. McDaniels didn’t make it to Indianapolis, but Eberflus will still be there as a member of Frank Reich’s staff. The Colts and Reich had all said Eberflus would [more]
The Colts had to settle for Frank Reich after their first choice, Josh McDaniels, turned down their head-coaching job. But one Hall of Fame coach thinks it might turn out all right in the end. Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy said this morning on PFT Live that he got his first head coaching job, [more]
After Josh McDaniels turned down the Colts’ head-coaching job he had verbally accepted to remain the Patriots’ offensive coordinator instead, one of the reasons given was that McDaniels’ family was happy in New England, and he didn’t want to uproot them. Don’t believe it. Peter King said this morning on PFT Live that the spin [more]
The decision of Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to remain in New England has given new attention to the potential adjustment of the rule that prevents teams from hiring as head coaches assistant coaches whose teams are still playing postseason games. Some think that, if the Colts had been allowed to formally offer the job [more]
Yesterday was a day of rave reviews for the Colts hiring of Frank Reich as their Plan B head coach, with Reich’s affable, professional demeanor exactly what they needed after being suddenly jilted by Josh McDaniels last week. In fact, it was so good that it made owner Jim Irsay why they didn’t realize Reich [more]
Irsay asked himself, 'How come you were so stupid?' for needing Josh McDaniels to back out for the Colts to hire Frank Reich.
Things got interesting at Frank Reich's first press conference with the Colts
Josh McDaniels spurned the Colts last week to return to the Patriots
Six days ago, the Colts public relations staff sent out the same press conference they emailed Monday. Except the headline on the old release read: Introductory press conference for Josh McDaniels for Wednesday, February 7. The team won’t have to cancel this time. With Frank Reich signed, sealed and delivered, the team’s new coach will [more]
Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels decided to remain with the team in part because head coach Bill Belichick plans to open the vault for his pupil. “Bill Belichick said to him, ‘I want you to be by my side. I am going to open my world to you,’” said Mike Reiss of ESPN.com last week. “‘Show you [more]
The feeling around the Colts has become dramatically different than it was six days ago, in the aftermath of Josh McDaniels informing Indy that he’d be staying with the Patriots. And with Frank Reich happily taking over in Indy, there’s a sense that maybe the Colts got lucky when McDaniels got cold feet. As accurately [more]
The Colts have a new coach, and this time the deal reportedly has been signed
After Josh McDaniels backed out of his agreement, the Colts and Chris Ballard started looking for a different kind of coach
The Indianapolis Colts officially have a new head coach after hiring Philadelphia Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich on Sunday. It has a rough week for the Colts’ fans after the excitement of the Josh McDaniels reported hiring. According...Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Colts have finally found a new coach after they were rejected by Patriots offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels. ESPN reports that Frank Reich, the Philadelphia Eagles’ offensive coordinator, has agreed to a five-year coaching contract with the Colts. The team’s search for a replacement for Chuck Pagano has been rocky. Show More Summary
After being turned down by Josh McDaniels, the Indianapolis Colts decided on Frank Reich as their next head coach.
A week ago today, the Colts thought their next head coach was getting ready to run an offense in the Super Bowl. As it turns out, he was. Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels opted to stay put, after agreeing to terms to take the job. Eagles offensive coordinator Frank Reich quickly emerged as a finalist [more]