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Rams' hiring of McDaniels elicits 'surprisingly positive' vibe

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By Dan Arkush

Word is the reaction in St. Louis to the hiring of Josh McDaniels as the team's new offensive coordinator has been "surprisingly positive," according to sources on the scene. "It was kind of a bold move, very uncharacteristic of both Spags (head coach Steve Spagnuolo) and (GM Billy) Devaney, who have mostly played it safe," one source told PFW. "(McDaniels) has some baggage." But it appears McDaniels' baggage — he was fined $50,000 by the NFL for his involvement in the illegal taping of a 49ers walk-through practice in London nine days before he was fired as the Broncos' head coach — has been overshadowed by his success as the coordinator of the 2007 Patriots, who went 18-0 before getting upset by the Giants, whose defense was run by Spagnuolo. Known more for his pass-oriented offenses, McDaniels said he plans on assembling an aggressive but balanced attack.

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