You can take Josh McDaniel out of the Patriots, but you can’t take the Patriots out of Josh McDaniel. Check out his latest roster moves.
The Las Vegas Raiders should rebrand themselves as the “Las Vegas Patriots” after this season, as the team added a few of Josh McDaniels’ old friends in Foxboro.
McDaniels spent more than ten years New England Patriots He was the offensive coordinator before becoming the Raiders head coach and clearly made some memorable connections during his tenure.
His roots run deep in New England, and it makes sense that he would want to bring some of his old friends and colleagues to Las Vegas, perhaps for a fresh start.
on tuesday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Former Pats backup quarterback Brian Hoyer has reportedly signed a two-year deal with the Raiders that ties him to McDaniels through 2023.
On that day, it was revealed that the Raiders were hiring former Pats wide receiver Danny Amendola as an assistant coach specializing in returners.
Josh McDaniel continues to add former Pats backup QB Brian Hoyer, coach Danny Amendola.
Hoyer, check. Amendola, confirm. Now McDaniel is waiting for McJones.
McDaniels and Hoyer worked together for three and a half years as Hoyer bounced back and forth between seven teams in his NFL career. Hoyer will be the No. 2 quarterback behind Jimmy Garoppolo (who once played with the Patriots!), and knowing Garoppolo’s injury history, Hoyer could see a few meaningful snaps this season.
Hoyer played backup to Mack Jones. last year He started one game for the Patriots, which he had to leave early due to a concussion.
Stats aside, Hoyer and Amendola boast an insane amount of experience against the Patriots. In all, Hoyer spent eight seasons in New England, including the 2018 season when he played behind Tom Brady and won his only Super Bowl.
Amendola spent five seasons with the Patriots and won two Super Bowls, making a name for himself as one of the franchise’s most efficient punt and kickoff returners.
The bandits now have more than 20 members – both players and coaches – McDaniel, who spent time with the Patriots and enters his second season at the helm in Las Vegas, appears to be trying to mold the current team back into the past.
The last thing he needs to do is find a way to trade Mack Jones, and the Raiders-Patriots Gauntlet will be over. Jones’ latest fiery trade rumor Do you suggest that this is actually a reality… Will half the team be down with injuries in 2023? We will try to find out.