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Monday, December 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘John Elway’

Time to Trade Tebow

Time to Trade Tebow

John Elway was hired to put his stamp on the Broncos. He was brought in as team’s executive vice president of football operations to make the tough decisions that are necessary to build a winner. No. 7 has an office at Dove Valley because he’s seen as someone bold enough to do what is right, not just what is popular. If those things are true, then Elway needs to do one thing before the NFL Draft: Trade Tim Tebow. The Hall of Fame quarterback doesn’t see No. 15 as the Broncos ... Full Story

Defending the Broncos

Defending the Broncos

Until last year, the “Broncos Way” was whatever the current head coach wanted it to be. And until the 2000s, that way was a winning way. But like most things, the game of football became more complex and so did the top league in which it was played. It started to become obvious that one man could not do it all and that only a collective group effort was going to be able to create a contender in the competitive and hostile environment of the NFL. Regardless of the titles that ... Full Story

EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos

EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos

  Football Nation EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos By Dan Karpiel Lost in the cacophony of the Broncos’ continuing QB controversy is the fact that the organization has smartly made several low-cost and low-risk free agent signings. READ MORE                    

Draft is Do or Die for Downtrodden Denver

Draft is Do or Die for Downtrodden Denver

Broncos Need Successful Draft to Climb Out of NFL Doldrums By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer This week’s NFL Draft is the most important in the 60 year history of the Denver Broncos. That is not hype or hyperbole or hysteria or hogwash. The Broncos must hit with their draft picks this year if they hope to escape the NFL cellar. The draft is so essential this year not only because the Broncos are a team bereft of talent but also because they are a franchise desperately trying to regain the ... Full Story

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

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