Colts announce hiring of Josh McDaniels

Josh McDaniels

Colts announce hiring of Josh McDaniels

Although a report emerged Sunday that Josh McDaniels might stay with the Patriots, the safe bet now is that he'll indeed go to the Colts.

One can't be too sure of anything in this life, but the the Colts just announced it, so... 

This will be McDaniels' second head coaching job and first with an actual good quarterback. His longtime success with Tom Brady made him appealing to teams when the Broncos hired him back in 2009, but he immediately pissed off Jay Cutler by trying to get Matt Cassel, then spent a first-round pick on Tim Tebow. Did draft Demaryius Thomas first, though.

The Colts have work to do, but as long as Andrew Luck is healthy, there's reason for optimism there. Then again, McDaniels is bringing former Patriots offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo with him to serve in the same role. That may or may not be good for Luck.

David Harris retires after 11 seasons with Jets, Patriots

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David Harris retires after 11 seasons with Jets, Patriots

David Harris's 11-year run in the NFL has come to an end. 

On Friday, the linebacker announced his retirement from the game of football after spending 10 seasons with the Jets and one with the Patriots. 

The Jets drafted Harris with the 47th pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he racked up 5 sacks and 127 total tackles. His breakout rookie season was an clear indication of the solid player he would become over the course of his career. 

Although he neither won a Super Bowl, nor made it to a Pro Bowl, the linebacker served as a focal point on a Rex Ryan defense that appeared in two AFC Championships in 2010 and 2011. 

When he was released in 2017, the 34-year-old made a career choice to sign with the Patriots to compete for a Super Bowl.

He didn't go out a champion, but a trip to the Super Bowl was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for one of the most underrated linebackers of the past decade. 



What was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving?

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What was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving?

Admittedly, the audio is poor but the idea is no less intriguing.

Was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving at NBA All-Star Weekend that he's trying to go to the Patriots? Or to Boston? Or New England? 

It's 23 seconds into the video below: 

Isaiah Houde of USA TODAY's PatriotsWire interprets it as: "You went to the Celtics and I’m trying to go to New England."

Beckham has had a few Instagram posts about Brady recently, including an exchange of rap lyrics back in December. 


A post shared by Odell Beckham Jr (@obj) on

Unless there's a trade between the Patriots and Giants, Beckham, 25, the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, won't be free to join Kyrie in New England - or was it Boston? - until the four-year deal he signed in 2014 ends after this season. Oh, and as he enters that 2019 season, Tom Brady will be 42.