Marcus Hayes: Josh McDaniels is the best candidate, so the Eagles should hire him

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles have the opportunity to hire Bill Belichick’s greatest disciple, but there seems to be reluctance among the commenter-ati, largely based on the subject’s perceived lack of warmth. The Eagles would be wise to ignore this noise, because they should not fret that Josh McDaniels lacks “emotional intelligence.” Know what Belichick lacks? Emotional intelligence. Know what Belichick does not lack? Actual intelligence. Pick your poison. Jeffrey Lurie and his henchmen interviewed McDaniels all day Sunday in Florida, which was a lousy way for McDaniels to spend a winter Sunday …

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