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Broncos tab Wade Phillips as defensive coordinator

The Denver Broncos announced Wednesday that veteran coach Wade Phillips has agreed to become their newest defensive coordinator. The move reunites head coach Gary Kubiak with the 67-year-old Phillips, who was his DC in Houston from 2011 through 2013. This will also be Phillips' second stint with the Broncos  - He served as head coach from 93-94 after four seasons as their...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Von Miller wants Broncos to get back to Orange Crush

The Denver Broncos named Wade Phillips defensive coordinator and Joe Woods the defensive backs coach on Wednesday, the final pieces to the defensive coaching staff. Phillips and Woods join Bill Kollar (defensive line) and Reggie Herring (linebackers).  Phillips worked with Herring and Kollar during his three-year stint as defensive coordinator with the Texans from 2011...
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Denver Broncos hire Wade Phillips to be their new defensive coordinator

After a long wait, the Denver Broncos have finally settled on a defensive coordinator. Wade Phillips tells me the #Broncos have hired him to be defensive coordinator. “I’m excited about it.” Then he went to go celebrate. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 29, 2015 Phillips, who has plenty of connections to John Elway and new head coach Gary Kubiak, wasn’t the first choice...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos hire Phillips as defensive coordinator

New Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak has reportedly pulled off quite the hire. According to ESPN insider Ed Werder, the team has hired former NFL head coach Wade Phillips to be its new defensive coordinator.  If the Broncos were going for experience, they succeeded big time here. A coach in the NFL since 1976, Phillips has been a defensive coordinator for the New Orleans...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips to be Broncos defensive coordinator

The Denver Broncos have hired Wade Phillips for the defensive coordinator position, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. #Broncos have hired Wade Phillips to be Gary Kubiak’s defensive coordinator. Phillips had same job for Kubs with #Texans. Out of FB in 2013 — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 29, 2015   Phillips spent three seasons (2011-13) on Gary Kubiak’s staff with...
Via Sports-Glory
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Expected To Transition To A 3-4 Defense In 2015

Mike Klis of the Denver Post writes that whether the Broncos hire Vance Joseph or Wade Phillips as their next defensive coordinator they are likely to transition to the 3-4 defense in 2015. Joseph is reportedly the preferred candidate for the Broncos’ defensive coordinator position, but Denver is still waiting to hear whether or not they’ll be allowed to interview him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Time for a change: NFL needs to allow coaches to interview before their team is eliminated from playoffs

The same issue occurs every year in the NFL. Often, it impacts the same upper-echelon coaches and teams. We’re talking about the outdated rule that prohibits coaches on playoff teams from taking a job, even agreeing in principle, with another franchise. Therefore, the coaches who help teams reach the Super Bowl or go deep in the playoffs have almost no chance of getting hired...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips set to interview for the Broncos vacant defensive coordinator position

According to Ed Werder of ESPN, former Broncos head coach Wade Phillips will be in Denver on Tuesday to interview for the team's vacant defensive coordinator position. Phillips also had stints as the head coach for the Bills and Cowboys. He served as the Texans' defensive coordinator from 2011-13 under head coach Gary Kubiak, the Broncos' new head man.   Wade Phillips is in...
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Denver Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. says he’s the “most versatile” corner in the NFL

Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. was on ESPN’s First Take this morning, and didn’t hold anything back. "I'm the most versatile CB in the league. I can play ANYWHERE!" – @ChrisHarrisJr Where would you rank him? pic.twitter.com/BPkAgRKYV6 — ESPN First Take (@ESPN_FirstTake) January 27, 2015 Harris Jr. also said (at least according to this tweet) he’d take Patriots...
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Denver Broncos: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

It’s hard to find fault with the offensive output of the Denver Broncos this season. But when you’re a team that has arguably one of the five best quarterbacks to put on a uniform and he goes out the past two post seasons and stinks up the joint, there may be reason for concern.Add that to the fact that the Broncos had a major shakeup in their coaching staff, parting ways with...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Broncos to interview Wade Phillips today for DC

The Denver Broncos will interview Wade Phillips for the defensive coordinator position on Tuesday, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. Wade Phillips is in Denver to interview for #Broncos defensive coordinator. John Elway and Gary Kubiak played for him when he was DEN HC — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 27, 2015   Phillips spent three seasons (2011-13) on Gary Kubiak’s...
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Denver Broncos TE Julius Thomas Looking to Become the Next Eric Decker By Jumping Ship

Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas has become a household name ever since he started catching touchdown passes from Peyton Manning. He didn't factor in to the Broncos offense at all in 2012, Manning's first season, but the last two years he has caught 108 receptions for 1277 yards and 24 touchdowns (12 each of the last two seasons).Like another of Peyton's favorite past targets...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Football Stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson and More Honor Dads During The Big Game

Professional football stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson, Kurt Warner and LaVar Arrington have teamed up with Toyota to honor and inspire dads across the country during this year’s big game. Dads are everyday heroes. To celebrate, Toyota talked to a cross-selection of great dads to find out what it takes to become a good dad, and have released the video pieces online leading up...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson and More Honor Dads During The Big Game

Professional football stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson, Kurt Warner and LaVar Arrington have teamed up with Toyota to honor and inspire dads across the country during this year’s big game. Watch the inspiring emotional video about the players’ fathers above, and see how they’ve learned to best raise their kids: To Be A... -- Click the title above to read the full article on...
Via Blue Star Times
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What positions do the Denver Broncos need to upgrade for next season?

The 2014 Denver Broncos season ended in a fizzle instead of the Super Bowl fireworks we were hoping for. Their AFC divisional playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts signaled an end of an era in Denver. Gone is former head coach John Fox and in is former Bronco quarterback and offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. But the Colts game did more than just end the Broncos season, it revealed...
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Why the Denver Broncos are declining

The Denver Broncos are no longer a threat to win the AFC. By the end of next season, they might not even push for the AFC West title. Denver has won four consecutive division championships and reached the Super Bowl last year. All of those accolades came under former head coach John Fox, who was surprisingly ousted after losing in the Divisional round to the Indianapolis Colts two...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Several Broncos participating in the Pro Bowl

The Denver Broncos season came to a startling halt earlier this month at the hands of the Indianapolis Colts. Despite the agonizing defeat several players had very successful seasons. The Broncos had a franchise record 11 players reach the Pro Bowl this year and eight will suit up Sunday at 6 p.m. Whether the reached the Pro Bowl by reputation or their play is up for debate. However...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson was suspended for the playoffs

Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson revealed on Friday that Trent Richardson was suspended for his team’s two playoff games, according to ESPN’s Mike Wells. Richardson was somewhat of a surprise inactive for Indy’s divisional round playoff game against the Denver Broncos, though he had clearly fallen to third on the depth chart and was...Read More
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

What if the Colts drafted Ryan Leaf?

It was the greatest question in draft history: take the sure thing in Tennessee’s Peyton Manning, or the unfathomable physical talent in Washington State’s Ryan Leaf? The Colts, picking first, decided not to take any chances and nabbed Manning. I don’t think they have any regrets. The Chargers, meanwhile, desperate to secure either one of the quarterbacks, traded a king...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Peyton will play in 2015 if he passes physical

The Denver Broncos have hired a new coach, but it is starting to look like they will not have to search for a new quarterback in 2015. Woody Paige of The Denver Post reports that Peyton Manning is planning to return to the Broncos next season if he passes his physical exam. Because of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak Wants the “Best Support System” for Peyton Manning

The Denver Broncos just named Gary Kubiak as the team’s head coach. Upon the official announcement, the first question that popped up was the future of quarterback Peyton Manning. Kubiak may have addressed the questions, but his responses seemed pretty vague (via NFL.com). Yes, we have talked. We talked a couple of days ago at length, talked a little bit last night via text and...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox refers to Jay Cutler as 'Jake' at presser

New Chicago Bears head coach John Fox may have been experiencing some first-day-on-the-job unfamiliarity related to his new surroundings and co-workers when he mistakenly referred to quarterback Jay Cutler as “Jake” not once, but twice during a press conference on Monday. “That’s a lot for a guy who has not talked to him yet,” Fox...Read More The post New Bears head coach...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

John Elway trying to force Peyton Manning out?

Peyton Manning has reportedly yet to decide if he will play football in 2015. And if the five-time NFL MVP does decide to come back, could it be a team other than the Denver Broncos? According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, some general managers around the NFL have wondered if John Elway has made moves...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos 'feel very good about' Brock Osweiler

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway has made it known he wants quarterback Peyton Manning back for another season. However if that does not happen, the Broncos organization is prepared to move on with backup quarterback Brock Osweiler (via NFL.com). NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that sources within the Broncos organization see Osweiler “as a guy they feel very...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Elway accidentally thanks himself

John Elway is a big fan of John Elway. The Denver Broncos held a press conference Tuesday to announce the mutual parting of ways with head coach John Fox, but the general manager had another John on his mind — himself. Elway opened the presser by thanking John Elway.     This embed is invalid   " /> Sure, he caught his mistake almost immediately, but it...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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