Crazy Like a Fox: John Elway, Denver Broncos Smart To Hire John Fox As Coach

January 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The coaching search has ended in Denver, as the Broncos announced today at 2 p.m. MT that they have hired John Fox.
John (Elway) hired John (Fox) in an intelligent football move by the football novice.
Sure, Fox doesn't seem like the glamorous choice, having headed his Panthers to the only record worse than the Broncos in 2010, but we shouldn't judge a book by its cover.
It may look warm in winter in Colorado when the sun is out, but looks can be deceiving. Last year wasn't indicative of Fox's coaching career.
Fox is the right man for the job for many reasons, and this move will strengthen the Broncos organization.
Fox has been the head coach before, having just been fired at the end of a long, and mainly successful, run in Carolina.
As the Panthers head coach, Fox took a terrible 1-15 team to 7-9 in his first year and all the way to the Super Bowl in his second season. Fox quickly rebuilt one of the worst teams in the NFL into a contender, something the B...

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