The Denver Broncos cut ties with McDaniels following the team's 10-6 loss to the rival Chiefs on Sunday. McDaniels started out 6-0 in his career in Denver last year but went just 5-17 before getting the axe, including a fairly epic collapse at the end of the 2009 season.
He also got embroiled in some controversy this year and didn’t exactly come off looking like a class act, as Spygate II dominated headlines around Thanksgiving.
But there's a reason McDaniels got the job in Denver in the first place — he's a hard worker, and he knows a lot about the game. He was originally hired as a special assistant for the New England Patriots back in 2001 (when he was 25 years old) and eventually worked his way up to the position of offensive coordinator.
McDaniels was Tom Brady's quarterbacks coach during the Patriots' trio of Super Bowl victories in the middle of the decade, and the former Broncos' coach knows several players on New England's offense very well.
So the question is obvious.
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