Most people knew the connection that existed between Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels and new quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, but it was one text ahead of a playoff game in 2022 that explains the bond between the two that dates back to their days with the New England Patriots.

“Good Luck. Pulling for you,” Josh McDaniels texted Jimmy Garoppolo before the San Francisco 49ers faced the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional round in January 2022, according to Albert Breer of