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Joe Woods Named Broncos DC: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

January 17, 2017   ·   Tyler Conway   ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos announced the promotion of defensive backs coach Joe Woods to defensive coordinator Tuesday. 
Woods, 46, spent the last two seasons coaching the secondary under Gary Kubiak. New head coach Vance Joseph originally recommended Woods to Kubiak for the secondary job. 
"When I came here, one of my very close friends in this business—[Joseph]—told me, 'You go get this guy.' I didn't know Joe," Kubiak said last month, per Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official website. "Boy, was he right. He's been special."
The Broncos hired Joseph earlier this month after Kubiak was forced to retire due to health concerns. He spent the 2016 season as the defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins after previously working with defensive backs with the San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals.
Woods is the second major hire on Joseph's coaching staff, joining offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. McCoy rejoined the Broncos following a...

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