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NFL report: Josh McDaniels withdraws from consideration for 49ers job

NFL report: Josh McDaniels withdraws from consideration for 49ers job

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels expressed appreciation for the opportunity to interview with the San Francisco 49ers but says for now he will remain in New England. 

He said during a conference call Monday that the decision was what's “best for my family and myself” and that he will stay with the Patriots to focus on this year's playoffs and finish out the season “however it turns out.” 

McDaniels, who was a head coach with the Denver Broncos in 2009 and 2010, interviewed with the 49ers during the Patriots' bye to open the playoffs. He also interviewed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

Both McDaniels and...

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