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Broncos Play it Safe, Hire Fox as Head Coach

Former-Panthers Coach Brings Physical Defense, Conservative Offense By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday afternoon John Fox was introduced as the fourteenth head coach in Denver Broncos team history. Fox had spent the previous nine seasons in the same role for the Carolina Panthers, compiling a 78-74 record including the playoffs. In choosing Fox, the Dove Valley quartet of Pat Bowlen, Joe Ellis, John Elway and Brian Xanders opted for the safe choice. Of the six candidates they interviewed for ... Full Story

Elway’s Broncos Must Build a Foundation with their

Elway’s Broncos Must Build a Foundation with their New Head Coach

Former-Bronco Player and Coach Rick Dennison is the Ideal Candidate By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Last Wednesday, as many expected, the Denver Broncos named John Elway as the team’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Somewhat more surprisingly, the Broncos also announced COO Joe Ellis would become Team President and General Manager Brian Xanders would be retained. As EVP of Football Operations Elway will have final-say authority on player personnel decisions, will play a leading ... Full Story

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

  Franchise must make significant changes By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer As everyone is now aware, the tumultuous Josh McDaniels era came to an abrupt end last Monday. The embattled 34-year-old coach, his hoodie, his 11-17 record and his video camera unceremoniously departed the Dove Valley parking lot in a silver SUV. The Broncos must now move on from the McDaniels era, but how they move forward will be key. They have to learn from the mistakes of the recent past and change the model by which ... Full Story

Broncos fire McDaniels, name interim head coach

Eric Studesville Interim Head Coach Where do the Broncos go from here? By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer It wasn’t the decision that was the big surprise, but rather the timing. In case you have not heard the news, on Monday afternoon Denver Broncos President and CEO Pat Bowlen announced his decision to relive embattled Head Coach Josh McDaniels. McDaniels’ firing was not surprising given the nearly constant turmoil that has surrounded the 34 year old head coach, and de facto Football Czar, ... Full Story

CU names search committee for new head football coach

CU names search committee for new head football coach

BOULDER — The search committee has been named to help determine who will become the 24th full-time head football coach in University of Colorado history, school officials released Wednesday. CU’s Faculty Athletics Representative and long-time faculty member, Dr. David Clough, will chair the seven-person committee. A professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering, he has been on the faculty since 1975 and has served as Colorado’s FAR to the Big 12 Conference since 2005, a role in which ... Full Story

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