McGinest: McDaniels said no assurances to succeed Belichick

McGinest: McDaniels said no assurances to succeed Belichick

New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels doesn’t have any assurances that he’ll develop into the group’s subsequent head coach, former Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest mentioned on NFL Community.

McGinest mentioned McDaniels confirmed as a lot after the latter had a change of coronary heart about accepting the vacant head teaching place of the Indianapolis Colts earlier within the week.

“Completely not,” McDaniels reportedly mentioned to McGinest, who additionally famous that there’s “no handshake deal” between the 41-year-old and Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft.

McGinest mentioned that McDaniels felt snug with the Patriots and that he was informed he’d have stability as an assistant. He additionally has a house in Westwood, Mass.

“Sooner or later (coach Invoice) Belichick could retire but it surely’s not gonna be within the contract and you are not gonna inform him when he is gonna retire,” the 46-year-old McGinest mentioned of the potential succession plans.

Former Patriots offensive coordinator Charlie Weis was fairly clear along with his evaluation of McDaniels’ resolution to finally spurn the Colts with out receiving a dedication from the Patriots.

“If he isn’t (the Patriots’ subsequent coach), then that will’ve been absolutely the dumbest transfer within the historical past of sports activities,” Weis mentioned earlier within the week on SiriusXM.