The Las Vegas Raiders spent two decades hating New England Patriots due to a Tuck Rule game from 2001 that knocked the Raiders out of the knockout round. Yes or no brave cat really fumbling with the ball after being Charles Woodson has been heavily debated and ESPN has a documentary about the game coming out on February 6th. The new Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels is in his first year on the Patriots’ payroll in that game and will have less than a Super Bowl ring if the game breaks down.
McDaniels may think the play has been correctly judged for a long time, but he has to change his mind. Raiders owner Mark Davis revealed that the coach was received prior to their interview.
“When I met Josh on Saturday, we met in the hallway as we passed, that was before the interviewing process even started, and I said, hey, I introduced myself and everything and he looked me in the eye and he said, “There’s one thing: It’s a groping,” Davis said Monday during McDaniels’ introductory press conference, referring to the Tuck Rule game. “So Raider Nation, if you’re worried, he’s come with the dark side. True story.”
McDaniels confirmed that this conversation happened. Fan not really suspenseful with the hire of the former Patriots offensive coordinator but moments like these could start to make some of them win.
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Davis Interview Process Details
The last time the Raid players had a search for a trainer, it wasn’t really much of a search. Davis knows he wants Jon Gruden and quickly hired him after the 2017 season ended. This time, Las Vegas opened a full search in an attempt to make the right decision.
“In every interview we did with a head coach (candidate), we asked him who he would think of as general manager,” Davis said. “On the other hand, we also asked every general manager (candidate) who would you think of as head coach. We felt that was really important to them, and I couldn’t find a better pair of people working together, from John Carroll University, than these two gentlemen.”
McDaniels fell short as head coach of the Denver Broncos, but that was more than a decade ago. Davis has to believe that the coach learned a lot during that time. The Raiders are not a rebuilding team and are expected to return to the knockout stages next season. McDaniels must keep the Raiders relevant if he hopes to win over the player and fan base.
McDaniels will meet patriots in 2022
McDaniels’ first season with the Raiders will be full of familiar faces. Apparently, he’s currently coaching in the AFC West again so he’ll be meeting the Broncos twice a year. He wants to constantly appear with his old team. Not only will he meet the Broncos next season, but he will also see his old friend again Bill Belichick.
The Raiders will host the Patriots at some point of the season in Las Vegas. It must have been an exciting first year for McDaniels in silver and black.
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