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So you can’t really fault John Fox for not going for more of a home run hit prior to the Ravens getting the ball back, it did work the four out of four times the Broncos had used the strategy. The numbers were in Fox’s corner and if it ain’t broke, play Foxball.

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 16:00.   2 Comments
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The Denver Post reports that the San Diego Chargers have indeed hired Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy as head coach, confirming rumors we reported earlier today. The hiring marks the second Broncos coordinator to be hired as head coach within the AFC West in the past 12 months. Last year, the Oakland Raiders swiped then-Broncos defensive coordinator to be [...]

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 09:04.   38 Comments
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Last weekend, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy interviewed for head coaching vacancies with Chicago, Philadelphia, and Arizona.  The Cardinals now want a second interview (per Jay Glazer) and San Diego has become a top candidate (per Adam Schefter). McCoy is a very hot candidate and with so much interest, it appears likely that he [...]

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Published on 01/14/2013 at Mon Jan 14 16:07.   1 Comment
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As of Tuesday afternoon, three teams have been aggressively pursuing Broncos’ offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, seeking to fill vacant head coaching positions.  As for Denver’s defensive coordinator, Jack Del Rio, no teams have come calling, yet. That may be for the best, because Del Rio isn’t exactly itching to leave Denver and run a team again, at [...]

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Published on 01/01/2013 at Tue Jan 01 12:52.   15 Comments
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The game of coaching musical chairs has begun. In Chicago, the Bears have fired head coach Lovie Smith and are now seeking his replacement. Per a report from NFL Insider Jay Glazer, Chicago has already asked permission to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy for their vacant head coaching gig. McCoy has been credited for [...]

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Published on 12/31/2012 at Mon Dec 31 11:12.   21 Comments
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For more updates on the statues of McCoy and Del Rio, check out our homepage. Update (1/1/13): It sounds like Jack Del Rio is not interested in leaving Denver at this time, a big relief for those of us closely following the coaching carousel. Update (1/1/13): The Buffalo Bills have asked permission to interview McCoy.  The Broncos are expected to grant [...]

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Published on 12/29/2012 at Sat Dec 29 15:47.   10 Comments
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After recording an 8-8 record and a playoff berth last season, Denver’s top two 2011 coordinators — Mike McCoy and Dennis Allen — suddenly became head coaching candidates.  The Oakland Raiders were granted permission to interview both coaches (and they ended up hiring Allen) and the Miami Dolphins considered signing McCoy. Allen was considered the one responsible [...]

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Published on 07/09/2012 at Mon Jul 09 07:00.   7 Comments
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With the arrival of new Head Coach Dennis Allen this off-season, we thought it would be fun to go back and look at the Raiders’ top ten head coaches since the 1995 season.  We have the coaches ranked in order of their winning percentages. 1. Dennis Allen (Undefeated) Allen is of course undefeated until the [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 16:00.   16 Comments
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The New Orleans Saints and their former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, have come under intense scrutiny over the past few days for running a bounty system with their defensive players.  The system operates as follows: make a big defensive play (i.e. knock somebody out) and you get rewarded with cash by your coaches and/or teammates. [...]

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Published on 03/05/2012 at Mon Mar 05 12:00.   16 Comments
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Following-up with yesterday’s news that Tim Tebow will be working with UCLA OC Noel Mazzone, it’s worth noting that the two have teamed up before. [ESPN] [H/T IAOFM] Sports Authority wants to add more red to Mile High stadium; locals fight back. [Denver Post] Mike Mayock releases his pre-combine Top 5 rankings by position. [NFL.com] [...]

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Published on 02/15/2012 at Wed Feb 15 09:03.   1 Comment
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