The Indianapolis Colts thought they’d found a new head coach on Tuesday in New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. They officially announced the hire via Twitter. They scheduled an introductory press conference for Wednesday afternoon. They started publishing puff pieces.
Then McDaniels pulled a DeAndre Jordan. After meeting with the Patriots—presumably getting more money and possibly even assurances that he’ll be named head coach when Bill Belichick retires—McDaniels changed his mind and said he would not be taking the job with the Colts.
Stunner: Patriots’ OC Josh McDaniels has decided NOT to accept Colts’ HC job and will remain with New England, sources told ESPN.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 7, 2018
You honestly have to feel sorry for the Colts. McDaniels did them dirty. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a joke or 20 at their expense. And Twitter has plenty.
Take a look:
This is the part where the wedding guests are sad for you but also want to know the plans for all the food at the reception. https://t.co/9ogoRLBKaZ
— Ryan Nanni (@celebrityhottub) February 7, 2018
#Colts twitter pressing the delete button: pic.twitter.com/RBjy3QEovl
— Kyle Pelletier (@krazypellet11) February 7, 2018
— Stephanie Stradley (@StephStradley) February 7, 2018
the nfl equivalent of changing your facebook relationship status without your significant other accepting on the other end https://t.co/YZ6udDcQ1X
— Megan Schuster (@megschuster) February 7, 2018
— Clemquon (@TheClemReport) February 7, 2018
This is the tweet form of those championship t-shirts of the losing team they send to third-world countries. https://t.co/EPK97U8Zjp
— Tom Mantzouranis (@themantz) February 7, 2018
so either bill belichick is retiring in the nearish future or andrew luck's shoulder is completely cooked
— charles mcdonald (a guy at the airport) (@FourVerts) February 7, 2018
— Scott Sancomb (@scott_sancomb) February 7, 2018