Denver Broncos and Josh McDaniels: When Your Reach Exceeds Your Grasp

February 14, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Doing a Postmortem on the Josh McDaniels 1.75 year reign of terror here in Bronco-Land is a bit like watching a nature film of a monkey reaching for a green banana when the really ripe ones are right in his line of vision.
Looking at each of his selections - and he was given virtually Carte Blanche - we will see what was and wasn't there for the taking.
The initial firing of Mike Shanahan and subsequent hiring of Wunder-kind Josh McDaniels, fresh from the womb of Bill "Spy Gate I" Belichick left a lot of long-term Bronco fans scratching their collective heads in perplexed confusion.
McDaniels didn't even waste time waiting for the 2009 draft. He decided that he wanted "his Guy", Matt Cassel, the One-Hit-Wonder and therefore set in motion the moving of Jay Cutler to the Chicago Bears and setting the stage for all the current trauma surrounding the QB position in Bronco-Land.
And he also provided Mr. Cassel with a $60 Million paycheck from the Kansas City Chiefs.
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