NFL coaching rumors: Josh McDaniels rejects 49ers job, prefers to stay with Patriots

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has turned down the head coaching job with the 49ers to remain in New England.

McDaniels had emerged as a favorite for the 49ers job in recent days, with Cheap Game Jerseys NBC Sports noting he had even started contacting potential assistant coaches. But that same report noted he had serious concerns about uprooting his family from New England McDaniels has four young children to move across the country and take the helm of a team that has churned through three head coaches in the two years.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport says their choice is down to Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan and Seattle assistant Tom Cable, who once coached across the bay in Oakland. The Mercury News reports Shanahan is now the favorite to land the job.

Yet if Brady has an awesome performance and the Patriots win, he also could be in line to be the first four-time Super Bowl MVP. Brady and San Francisco’s Joe Montana are the only two players who have won that award three times. A total of 27 quarterbacks have won the Super Bowl MVP award.

With that in mind, Sporting News ranked the 50 Super Bowl MVP performances from No. 50 Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys to No. 1. Montana, Brady and Terry Bradshaw — the only four-time Super Bowl winning quarterbacks — are all over the list.

Can Brady make a fourth appearance this weekend?

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