Denver Broncos Must Rebuild Personnel, Trust with Fans: Bring Back Ted Sundquist

December 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following a disappointing 2007, Ted Sundquist was fired from his position as GM of the Denver Broncos. He simply did not have the sway of Mike Shanahan.
Yet in his day, he was not only sought after by many franchises looking as a GM or president, he was the architect of some of Denver's most successful personnel moves. If you like having Champ Bailey in a Broncos uniform, you can thank Sundquist.
Al Wilson and John Lynch? Both were Sundquist moves. Just like Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall.
Sundquist was the man who brought in Clinton Portis, then sent him away for riper fruits. He was the master of the Broncos 2006 draft class, which in hindsight, was incredible (aforementioned Cutler and Marshall, as well as Tony Scheffler and Elvis Dumervil).
The great thing about Sundquist was not only that he could scope out free agents and quality trades like a pro, but he got his start in the college scouting game. Sundquist was good at it all.
Yet Shanahan's failures as...

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