Stephen A. urges Josh McDaniels not to be afraid to the leave the Patriots | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Domonique Foxworth debate whether New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels should stay with the Patriots or seek an opportunity with the Cleveland Browns.
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50 Comments

  1. TheCrypticKnight on February 19, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Josh should stay, just because he sucked as HC in Denver.

  2. Dan Hough on February 19, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Umm, yea…about this…why in God’s name does anyone give a darn about what Stephen A. Smith says, thinks or does? I mean REALLY? It’s freakin’ Stephen A. Smith! I mean c’mon….WHO CARES???

  3. Brandon Shultz on February 19, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Haslam needs to sell the team to someone else.

  4. Michael Sherron on February 19, 2020 at 6:29 pm

    Man, SAS sure flipped his stance in a "NY Minute"
    He went from the Browns being a better it for Mcdaniels compared to the GIANTS because of the type of culture the GIANTS have, then when Molly questions him about what if he brought his own GM with him would that change his opinion about Mcdaniels going to the GIANTS, and he said , "yes". Huh? How would that change anything if the ‘Culture" is still in place?

  5. Lightningstriker1 on February 19, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Baker Mayfield is NOT a weapon.

  6. You Mad on February 19, 2020 at 6:32 pm

    Again this overpaid fool doesnt know what hes talking about. McDaniels will fail AGAIN like he did in denver. Hes not built to be a head coach. Hes too soft

  7. Lonnie Edwards on February 19, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    I agree with everyone on this one

  8. AMGPilot on February 19, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    Josh McDaniels should stay with the Patriots and take over when Bill Belichick retires 🙂

  9. Vaughn Miller on February 19, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    Steven A is exactly right this time. Josh McDaniels should move on out of New England. This is the perfect time to go, he can prove what he can do as a head coach, not to mention the New England Patriots,Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are toast..

  10. Dragonic Overlord The End on February 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Personally, I want Josh to stay bc this is like home for him and I respect his line of work (unlike others). But the time will come when he makes his decision and whatever it is, I’ll support him

  11. Blues Corner on February 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    God, McDaniels is really really white! He also looks like a fruitcake! 😂😂😂

  12. Jake Stone on February 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Renege oh no

  13. Devlins10 on February 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm

    Bill and Kraft are gonna make it hard for him to leave.

  14. Xavier Belen on February 19, 2020 at 6:39 pm

    Molly: CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION
    The world: STFU molly

  15. David Leonard on February 19, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    He’s the heir apparent to the throne in New England…I would never leave if I were him

  16. mlrz24 on February 19, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    He shouldn’t take the browns job though.

  17. Justin Mailloux on February 19, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    But what about the Romney rule? The one you bitched about yesterday.

  18. Robert Xiong on February 19, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    Josh McDaniels been down that road before and the first time around with the Broncos during the "Orton/Tebow" era was a disaster for him. I don’t think he wants to go down that path again. It’s much easier being a coordinator than a head coach. JMO

  19. Yashas Kashyap on February 19, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    How is haslam not the worst owner in the nfl.

    With Snyder the redskins have 4 playoff appearances
    With Haslam they have had none and have had a combined record of 1-31 including a winless season. Thats how bad he is. You dont call that the worst owner max

  20. Andrew Stevens on February 19, 2020 at 6:49 pm

    Black coaches

  21. Brandon Epps on February 19, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    hasnt the discussion been why isnt there enuff blacc coaches in the nfl stephen "im gon do some’em bout there not bein enuff blacc coaches in the league" smith. now its white boi mcdaniels should leave the bellicheat nest an coach cleveland. this show is very flim flam from day 2 day. 🤔🤔🤔

  22. Matt o on February 19, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    Browns

  23. Peter Sclafani on February 19, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    Macdandiels isn’t that good. Most offensive cord coaches dont make good head coaches. Josh during the 2019-2020 season made poor calls on offense.

  24. Roger Whiting on February 19, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    I think he has a lock on the Patriots head coach position. If that guy says weapon one more time….

  25. Dennis Sparks on February 19, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    He failed with one of the best owners in the NFL, he backed out on another one…not convinced he will be a good head coach.

  26. Outer.Box.Dissemination on February 19, 2020 at 6:54 pm

    “The Browns job is more attractive than the Giants.” Said no one ever, outside of Stephen A.

  27. Michael Sherron on February 19, 2020 at 6:56 pm

    Max "He’s the worst owner in…" Kellerman

  28. Codey Snow on February 19, 2020 at 6:56 pm

    I’m still baffled to this day why the Patriots didn’t take D.K. Metcalf in the draft. Wish we could find out who’s decision that really was.

  29. Christian Serrano on February 19, 2020 at 6:56 pm

    I hate when people think New York is some godly city that everyone’s want to be 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ can’t remember the last time a team in New York signed a major free agent

  30. Joshua Poulin on February 19, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    McDaniels has left before, and failed. He should stay in his wheelhouse.

  31. Dooky on February 19, 2020 at 6:59 pm

    It’s been a day and they still didn’t fix that title lol

  32. Titus Pullo on February 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Manziel is a weapon. Bring him back

  33. christian on February 19, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Stephen a looks like he got stung by a bee

  34. Stephen Dre on February 19, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Stephen A: My word carries a lot of weight

    Nobody: Let’s take advice from Stephen A.

  35. kampfire94 on February 19, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Daniels and Brady to Browns

  36. B.A. on February 19, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    Yeah go take a huge dump on hour resume in Cleveland.

  37. David Eanes on February 19, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    Give Marvin Lewis another shot. Hey, at least it’s a different part of Ohio… 7-9 ain’t that bad….for the Browns.

  38. Optimus Prime on February 19, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    Josh McDaniels will fail miserably if he takes the Cleveland job. That team is a mess. It needs discipline. I don’t see McDaniels being that disciplinarian.

  39. Q B on February 19, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    TB12 and Josh McDaniels to the Browns with that recieving core and defense🔥🔥

  40. Free Tilly on February 19, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    A coach got 2 and 1/2 seasons with 3 wins. Haslam would definitely have patience with the right coach. There is no way Freddie deserved another year. A good coach can win in Cleveland.

  41. James Greenier on February 19, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    McDaniels and Brady to Browns. Trade Baker to Pats. Let’s GO!!!

  42. KING CHARLES on February 19, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    MCDANIELS PLEASE LEAVE. WE WANT YOU GONE

  43. Mark Teixeira on February 19, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    Think about it. You are going to leave a team with a hardened & established system which yields yearly success to move to Cleveland to coach the Browns? The man is not stupid.

  44. R. William Comm on February 19, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    Max wants to drag the ethics of Pilot/Flying J into this when he works for ESPN?

  45. Devlins10 on February 19, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    Salem is the man to go to Cleveland.

  46. Melvin Smith on February 19, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    Bengals, Lions and Dolphins owners are worse than the Redskins owner. Not even close. Jets, Jags, Bucs, Raiders, Bills, Cardinals are neck n neck with the Skins. At least the Skins owner means well. He spends money every single year,,he just sucks at picking the right GM. Some of these teams are cheap and stupid. The skins pay their coaches as well

  47. Nick Serritella on February 19, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    Since Brady has more or less been OC all this time what does Josh really have under his belt?

  48. Ron on February 19, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    McDaniels is not hireable after what he did to the Colts

  49. MILF HUNTER on February 19, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    Tom did want to play with OBJ … So there a big chance Tom leave and if he do .. Josh is going with Tom… Sooo if the PAT can’t trade for OBJ I can see it happen.

  50. gerard collier on February 19, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    I don’t believe he is afraid to leave who knows they could have told him he is going to get the pats when Brady and bill retire and he didn’t fail in Denver they won a playoff game in his only season with them

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