Sources: Broncos looking at Pats' McDaniels, others
After severing their relationship with head coach Mike Shanahan that spanned more than two decades, the Denver Broncos are moving quickly to find his replacement.Two league sources said the Broncos have asked for permission to speak with New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. Permission has not yet been granted, but Denver is expected to get the go-ahead to discuss the job with Bill Belichick's young offensive coach.
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Since winning two Super Bowls, Mike Shanahan's tenure in Denver was a blur of of fired coordinators, failed free agents, boom-or-bust drafts, spotty special teams, late-season swoons and postseason pratfalls, writes ESPN.com's Pat Forde. Column
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has a major predicament in trying to replace Mike Shanahan. After firing Shanahan on Tuesday, Bowlen must now revamp the entire football operation, writes ESPN.com's John Clayton.
Pat Bowlen's decision to fire Mike Shanahan is the best move for both parties. The Broncos need to go in a different direction and Shanahan needs a fresh start, writes ESPN.com's Bill Williamson. Blog
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