When the Raiders hired Josh McDaniels again in January, they had high hopes for their new coach, but the 2022 season slowly turned into a disaster. Not only did the Conquerors start 2-5, but they arguably hit rock bottom in Week 8 during a 24-0 loss to the Saints which was the first time since 2014 that the team was closed.

After this loss, Raiders owner Mark Davis had a long post-match meeting with McDaniels, According to ESPN.com. This meeting was the second time in six weeks that McDaniels attended They were called to Davis’ officeleading to some speculation that the Raiders owner may be considering firing his first-year coach.

However, this is not the case. in A short statement was released for the Las Vegas Review-Journal On Monday, Davis made it clear that McDaniels is not going anywhere.

“Josh McDaniels is our head coach and he will be for years to come,” Davis said.

It’s possible that Davis’ vote of confidence for McDaniels won’t sit down with many Raiders fans, who have been calling for the coach to be fired after the team lost to the Saints.

McDaniels thrived during his time as the Patriots offensive coordinator, but so far, he has struggled during his tenure as an NFL coach. McDaniels got his first coaching job with the Broncos in 2009, but was fired in 2010 after being 11-17.

Although he had received a lot of attention over the past 12 years, McDaniels refused to take another coaching job until the Raiders offer came along. With the Raiders playing a playoff last season, expectations were high in Las Vegas and McDaniels didn’t live up to those expectations. The fact that he’s been battling a poor appearance for the Raiders since several other first-year coaches – like Kevin O’Connell (6-1 with the Vikings) and Brian Dabol (6-2 with the Giants) – has found success so far this year.

After the loss to the Saints, McDaniels admitted he needed to do better.

“Obviously, that wasn’t good enough in any way, shape or form,” McDaniels said of the closing loss, via PFT. “And that’s my responsibility, so I have to do a much better job of preparing ourselves to go here. We’re better than that, and I apologize to Raider Nation for that performance, and again, I own it. This is my responsibility, so we have to do a lot better.” “Obviously, at every stage of the game to be able to compete with a team like this that’s a good coach, they have good players, and they obviously came in ready to play and did a much better job than we did. So it starts with me, we’re going to work hard. We’re going to fix it.” ”

There is still plenty of time for the Raiders to switch up their season, especially when you consider that they play three teams over the next three weeks who are all currently under 0.500 (Jaguar, Colts, Broncos). If the Raiders can go 2-1 or 3-0 in that period, there will be plenty of time for the McDaniels to save the season. However, if the Raiders falter during this stretch, the cries of getting rid of the McDaniels will only grow louder than the Raiders fans, but it looks like they will fall on deaf ears as Davis plans to keep the McDaniels “for years to come.”

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