Several NFL executives have told Jason Cole that they view Patriots OC Josh McDaniels as one of the best play-designers and play-callers in the league.
According to Cole, if the Patriots end up winning the Super Bowl, McDaniels could be the No. 1 coaching candidate in 2015.
Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report has spoken to some 49ers’ players regarding the hiring of Geep Chryst as the team’s offensive coordinator.
According to Cole, the players are “dismayed” by the move and view this as a clear indication that 49ers’ management is just looking to get cheaper in terms of their coaching staff.
- Chargers hired former-Falcons DC Mike Nolan as their LBs coach.
DeMarco Murray said he hasn’t thought about his contract situation as of now, but added that
“Honestly, I haven’t gotten that far,” Murray said, via DallasCowboys.com. “It’s only been a week and a half, two weeks removed from the season, so I’m still kind of fresh for me from the way it ended. I haven’t gotten that far yet.”
“…You never know what’s going to happen, we’ll see what happens. But all you can do is hope for the best.”
- Mike Triplett of ESPN writes that Seahawks CB Byron Maxwell is someone playing in the Super Bowl worth keeping an eye in regards to the New Orleans Saints.
- Triplett adds that Patriots S Devin McCourty and LB Akeem Ayers are worth monitoring as well.