Get to know all about Josh McDaniels, who is the coach of Patriots. Below are some facts about him, including his net worth.
Josh McDaniels: Patriots coach
For fans of the NFL, you definitely know Josh McDaniels, the offensive coordinator of New England Patriots. McDaniels is one of the highest ranked coaches in the NFL and many teams have been hunting for him. The coach has been part of the coaching staff that stood with the New England Patriots for all five years that they have won the Super Bowl. McDaniels first worked for the Patriots from 2001 to 2008 and then joined the Denver Broncos as their coach, only to be fired in 2010. The coach was then hired by the St. Louis Rams before he went back to the Patriots. Forty-one-year-old Josh McDaniels was born in Barberton, Ohio. He attended Canton McKinley High School and then joined John Carroll College. He was active in football during his school life. McDaniels’ father is known as Thom McDaniels and he was crowned the 1997 USA Today High School Coach of the Year. Mr. McDaniels is normally described as the legend of Ohio high school football. It is believed that McDaniels was inspired to become a coach after attending his father’s practice sessions when he was still young.
Other teams want McDaniels
There are speculations that Josh McDaniels is about to leave the Patriots and his fans are still wondering if he will either join the Denver Broncos, The Giants, Detroit Lions, or the Bears. McDaniels has an impressive history as a coach with so many wins and achievements. Therefore, most teams are looking forward to getting ahold of him. It’s only one team that will end up with him, and that team will have to have a better deal than the rest for McDaniel to consider. A contract that can make him a good net worth, that McDaniels won’t be able to resist. The Colts, Broncos, Giants, Lions, and Bears are all planning to recruit McDaniels as their coach. The Bears will be interviewing McDaniels this week to know if he will accept to replace John Fox. According to the team, McDaniels is the best candidate, considering that under his watch, the Patriots achieved so much. Another team, the Colts, believe that McDaniels is one of the best offensive coordinators currently. The other teams have the same opinions about McDaniels and it will, therefore, be a fierce battle between all the teams to determine where McDaniels will have his home.
Facts about the coach McDaniels
McDaniels was once the youngest coach in the NFL for a week
When the Broncos hired Josh McDaniels in 2009, he was just 33 years old. At the time, McDaniels was the youngest coach in the NFL. Most players are at that age so it was a big deal for McDaniels to be made a coach at that age. But even before a week was over, Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed in Raheem Morris. Morris is two months younger than McDaniels. It’s right to say that McDaniels is one of the footballers who became coaches in their early thirties. He received a four-year deal amounting to $8 million which would see his net worth grow, but unfortunately, he was sacked halfway on his deal.
His offenses are ranked among the best.
McDaniels has been coaching with Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the Patriots for nine seasons but that doesn’t matter like the fact that McDaniels offenses are super great. In his ten seasons that McDaniels has served as an offensive coordinator for the Patriots, the team ranked among the top three teams in points six times and has topped the table twice. All his success is not because of Tom Brady. McDaniels has had four rushing attacks top the list in total yards. It’s only in two games, in Denver and St Louis, that the team didn’t perform well and gained fewer points.
He had a controversial moment at the Broncos
After McDaniels joined the Denver Broncos, he found that Jay Cutler was the quarterback. However, he didn’t intend to let things stay like that. Reports reached Cutler that McDaniels was pushing to trade him and he wasn’t pleased. Two months after the coach got hired, McDaniels and Cutler met and it didn’t go well with them, so Cutler requested for a trade. He was traded with quarterback Kyle Orton of Chicago.
Some players in Denver didn’t like him
Former Broncos punter, Mitch Berger, stated in 2013 that he felt like he was playing for an equipment manager, describing McDaniels. He also described him as a little punk. D.J. Williams revealed that players had issues with the coach and some said that Josh McDaniels got all the knowledge and came with it to the team and he wasn’t listening to anyone’s suggestions.
He has a family
McDaniels met his wife in 2002 when they were working for the FiberTech plastic company situated in Cleveland. They have been married for 15 years now and have four children.
His net worth
McDaniels has a net worth of $6 million. He has built most of his net worth from being a football coach and offensive coordinator. He earns approximately $1 million a year.
Josh McDaniels has managed to raise his status in NFL despite humiliation he went through in and after he left the Denver Broncos. But right now some of the highest ranking teams in the NFL are out hunting for him. Life is full of surprises.