If the Broncos win the Super Bowl in 2022, the head coaching options are intriguing.
It’s not a stretch to believe that when the Denver Broncos return to work in earnest to prepare for their Week 11 opponent, the Los Angeles Chargers, a large portion of Broncos Country hopes for a new head coach.
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The Broncos’ November 14 home loss to the Philadelphia Eagles appears to have sucked the life out of the 2021 season, and there appears to be no way to fix the inconsistencies unless the coaching staff changes.
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Vic Fangio, the head coach, has been known to be unaware of play- and game clocks, and appears to have blind faith in Tom McMahon, who oversees a dreadful special teams unit, but the veteran coach must be aware that his job may be on the line.
Despite their recent on-field struggles, the Broncos remain one of the best franchises in the NFL.
As a result, when the dust settles on the team’s ownership saga, the Broncos will almost certainly command the highest price in North American professional sports.
When ownership is finally transferred, the new boss is likely to want his own lead man.
Denver’s inconsistent play in 2021 can’t be good for Fangio’s job security, as the Broncos have been on the decline since Peyton Manning retired in 2016.
There would be no shortage of suitors if general manager George Paton decided to switch to head coach.
Cecil Lammey of DenverFan.com noted that the list of options could be lengthy as he narrowed down his top picks.
Dan Quinn, the current defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, was at the top of the list.
Quinn’s hiring is a real possibility, according to Lammey, because of the former Atlanta Falcons head coach’s history with Paton.
Lammey noted that the two worked together while with the Miami Dolphins, and that Quinn’s resume is impressive, including a Super Bowl appearance with the Falcons.
Another important factor, according to Lammey, is Quinn’s “previous history with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson,” which could have free-agency implications in 2022, when the future Hall of Fame quarterback is looking for a new home.
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