The speculation and interviews continue.
There's a report in today's *Boston Globe *that the Denver Broncos are seeking permission to speak with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDanielsabout becoming their new head coach.
The Denver Post, in a story about other Broncos coaching candidates, also mentions McDaniels' name.
Meanwhile, it's looking more and more like Cleveland is very interested in making Pats personnel boss Scott Piolitheir new GM, according to the Boston Herald.
However, the Kansas City Chiefs are also vying for Pioli's services, as noted in a KC blog.
The *Cleveland Plain Dealer *says the Pioli deal in Cleveland could hinge on a former Patriots assistant who's now out of work.
Back here in Foxborough, meantime, a source has told people around the NFL that New England is likely to apply the franchise tag to QB Matt Cassel.