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“Walking Comedy Show”: NFL World Laughs at 40-Year-Old Head Coach’s Surprised Reaction [Video]

Published 03/08/2023, 4:54 AM EST

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Some NFL players are really peculiar characters off the field. But rarely a head coach falls into that category. But the fans love it whenever that happens, and it looks like they have found the character that they wanted in a HC. The NFL fans are having a laugh at a 40-year-old head coach’s surprised reaction.

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Mike McDaniel has taken the Miami Dolphins to be competitive on the field with his innovative coaching. But the fans love what he normally does off the field.

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During this year’s NFL Combine, a video emerged featuring a notable reaction from Mike McDaniel. As the Dolphins‘ head coach, McDaniel is no stranger to being on TV, yet his response to seeing himself on the Stadium camera was anything but ordinary. In the video, McDaniel can be seen pointing to himself with surprise upon noticing his appearance on the screen.


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The fans couldn’t control their laughter after watching the video. Some fans called him a walking comedy show. Others said he is the oddest head coach in the NFL. But what was common in all was that everyone loved him. Here are some fan reactions.


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“I mean you could say the same about any jumbotron cam in existence,” a fan wrote in the comments.

“Mark Antony looking healthy,” a fan said.

“Dude is the oddest coach I have seen in the NFL,” another fan put forward their opinion.

I love McDaniel, he is a walking comedy show. Dude’s hilarious,” a fan wrote.

Idc what you guys say, I like this guy,” another fan said.

“Bro he looks like he works as a head coach part time 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣” another fan wrote.

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The reaction was really hilarious for a guy who is on TV regularly. But that is exactly what makes him a fan favorite. Apart from his team’s performance that is.


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The Miami resurgence

Mike McDaniel has led the Dolphins to a resurgence of sorts. He finished the season with a 9-8 overall record and a wildcard place in the AFC playoff picture. And what was even more interesting was that the Dolphins had reached their first postseason since 2016.

The franchise doesn’t have a great record in the playoffs since the turn of the century. They have reached the postseason only time since the 2000 season. And the team looks good under the young coach with some unorthodox methods. Although they lost narrowly to the Buffalo Bills, they can be optimistic for the next season.


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McDaniel sure has become the fan favorite with the Dolphins faithful as well as the wider NFL community.

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Written by:

Shivam Pratap Singh


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Shivam Pratap Singh originally hails from Punjab, India. After completing his Master's degree from Jamia Millia Islamia, he joined the world of media with a stint at Opoyi. While he was there, he started to follow the NFL.
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Abigail Kevichusa