The Denver Broncos Can Save Themselves By Learning From the Colorado Buffaloes

November 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Josh McDaniels was hired two weeks after the Denver Broncos’ epic collapse in 2008 in which they lost three straight games to hand the division title to San Diego. The team expected the young coach to use enthusiasm and offensive wisdom, passed down from Bill Belichick, to lead the team back to the playoffs. 
So far, it has not worked out as planned. Josh McDaniels immediately clashed with Denver’s most promising player in an overall, embarrassing episode. Many fans were eager to see what Cutler was capable of doing with McDaniels (who coached Cassel during his breakout season in 2008) teaching the young QB. Cutler was traded in April to the Bears and the Broncos started the season with Kyle Orton as their quarterback. 
After missing the playoffs with a team that started 6-0, McDaniels managed to get rid of Denver’s second-best offensive player a year after trading Cutler. Brandon Marshall was traded to the Dolphins when he squabbled with the ...

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