With wins come respect for McDaniels

After rocky start, he's got Broncos at 4-0

Updated: October 7, 2009, 8:41 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- It's doubtful that any NFL head coach has endured more tumult before even coaching a game than Josh McDaniels. But with McDaniels' Broncos off to a 4-0 start, few are questioning him now.

What a difference a few months make.

Now players like perennial Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey are joining others in praising McDaniels' turnaround effort.

"Just being under Josh McDaniels for a few months now, he's a guy that is going to have you as prepared as you can ...

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