3 moves Patriots need to make after hiring Jerod Mayo as head coach

Jerod Mayo is the man in charge, so what now?

New England Patriots, Jerod Mayo
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2. For the love of God, do not hire Josh McDaniels to be offensive coordinator

I suppose you can label this as a move "not to make," but there has been an awful lot of talk around Josh McDaniels returning to New England as the team's offensive coordinator. He was seen at Bill Belichick's final press conference and is obviously well-liked by the organization.

The problem with that would be, well, everything. Look at his history. Of course, he had a lot of success with the Patriots, and much of that can be attributed to Tom Brady.

What did he do this year in Las Vegas? In short, not much. He was fired. Players hated him. Fans hated him. It didn't work.

Back in 2018, McDaniels was ready to be the head coach in Indianapolis, but at the last minute he changed his mind. What does that say about his character?

How about his other destination back with the Denver Broncos in 2009-2010? The Broncos' offense finished 19th in scoring in both seasons. Plus, the league has evolved tremendously over the past decade-plus. McDaniels hasn't proven he can evolve, either.

The best route for Mayo to go is to try and find