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NFL Notes: Josh McDaniels, Draft, Falcons, Jets, & Raiders
- According to Peter Schrager, Patriots OC Josh McDaniels interviewed with the Jaguars on Saturday, is now meeting with the Rams, and will also interview with the 49ers on Saturday.
- Lance Zeirlein of NFL Media reports that one NFC personnel director said he is not sure if top-ranked Clemson WR Mike Williams will turn into a star at the NFL level and that he will face an adjustment period when lining up against faster and more physical cornerbacks.
- As for Alabama OT O.J. Howard, one NFC general manager believes former Alabama OC Lane Kiffin “never really knew what to do with” him” and is not worried about him from a talent standpoint. The GM went on to say that all he needs to know regarding Howard is if he still “loves football.“
- An AFC East scout believes Clemon RB Wayne Gallman could succeed at the NFL level due to his physicality.
- Ian Rapoport writes the Falcons should keep QBs coach Matt LaFleur and offensive assistant Mike McDaniel if OC Kyle Shanahan signs with another team.
- However, Matt Miller of B/R believes McDaniel becoming Shanahan’s offensive coordinator “makes a lot of sense.”
- Alex Marvez confirms with two sources that Bears LBs coach Clint Hurtt is signing a two-year contract with the Jets to become their next OLBs coach.
- Marvez is told that “at least” one other team was interested in Hurtt.
- Raiders LT Donald Penn said he sustained a small fracture in his knee but does not require surgery, while also saying he could return next week if Oakland wins their Wildcard game. (Adam Schefter)
Tags Clint Hurtt Donald Penn Josh McDaniels Kyle Shanahan Matt LaFleur Mike McDaniel Mike Williams