Unsurprisingly, NFL teams want in on a piece of the New England Patriots’ magic.
Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and linebackers coach Brian Flores reportedly have been requested to interview for numerous head-coaching openings.
McDaniels has been linked to the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday.
Flores has been linked to the Packers, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns, according to Schefter.
Flores also could gain interest from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.
McDaniels was the Denver Broncos’ head coach from 2009 to 2010 and spent a year as the St. Louis Rams’ offensive coordinator. Otherwise, he’s been in the Patriots’ organization from 2001 to 2008 and 2012 to 2018.
Flores is a first-year play-caller. He’s been in the Patriots’ organization in various roles since 2004.
Former Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia was hired as the Detriot Lions’ head coach last offseason. Prior to Patricia, the last Patriots coordinator to be pried away was former offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien, who was hired as head coach of the Houston Texans in 2012 and remains in that position.
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