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Report: Josh McDaniels interested in Browns head coaching job

Report: Josh McDaniels interested in Browns head coaching job

There are plenty of open head coaching positions, but one in particular reportedly has piqued Josh McDaniels' interest.

According to a report from Steve Doerschuk of The Canton Repository, McDaniels has specifically expressed interest in the Browns job.

"McDaniels is enthusiastically interested in the Cleveland opening," Doershuk writes. "The Browns have used back channels to indicate a mutual preliminary interest, but they have not invited him to an early interview. The Green Bay Packers did, and he said yes."

"Browns General Manager John Dorsey has been good at cloaking what he is up to, including in the eyes of some obvious candidates. However, indications are that McDaniels is a very serious candidate."

It's easy to see why the Browns would be an attractive destination for McDaniels. Cleveland took a major step in the right direction this season, posting a 7-8-1 record following a winless 2017 campaign. With No. 1 overall draft pick Baker Mayfield headlining a young roster with noticeable talent, McDaniels would immediately step into an ideal situation.

The Patriots offensive coordinator declined the Bengals' coaching interview request, but reportedly is expected to interview for the Packers' open position on Friday. It appears McDaniels will have plenty of options on the table, but It'll be interesting to see whether the whole Colts fiasco has any impact on teams' willingness to commit to him.

For now, McDaniels has more to worry about with the Patriots waiting to see who they will be hosting in the Divisional Round.

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Goodell: No NFL discipline of Kraft until court case resolved

Goodell: No NFL discipline of Kraft until court case resolved

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters at the league's spring meetings on Wednesday that the NFL will take no disciplinary action against Robert Kraft until the Patriots owner's solicitation of prostitution case is resolved.

Also Wednesday, Judge Leonard Hanser indefinitely postponed Kraft's trial until the appeal by prosecutors of Hanser's decision to suppress the use of video evidence obtained at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida. Police say those videos show Kraft paying for sex when he the spa twice in a 24-hour period in January.

Kraft issued a public apology after the arrest and has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of solicitation.

The appeal over the videos won't be heard until at least Sept. 4. The Patriots open their season Sept. 8 against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium, meaning Kraft will likely still be waiting for the resolution of his court case and any discipline from the NFL when the team's sixth Super Bowl championship banner is raised in a ceremony before that "Sunday Night Football" opener.

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Patriots treat fans to video of Julian Edelman's best mic'd up moments

Patriots treat fans to video of Julian Edelman's best mic'd up moments

The last few days have been fun for Julian Edelman.

The New England Patriots wide receiver agreed to a much-deserved two-year contract extension with the team Tuesday, and on Wednesday he celebrated his 33rd birthday.

The Patriots gave fans a treat Wednesday by posting a video to Twitter of Edelman's best mic'd up moments, including footage from multiple Super Bowl wins.

Check out the highlights and laughs in the video below:

Edelman has one of the best personalities on the Patriots, and with him signed through 2021 as a result of his extension, fans should expect many more great mic'd moments from the Super Bowl LIII MVP.

Brady, other NFL players react to Edelman's extension>>>

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