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Following their dismal 2010 season, the Denver Broncos starting rebuilding — from top to bottom.  It began with the hiring of new Head Coach John Fox and firing of defensive coordinator Don Martindale.  Fox, known for his stellar defenses, went out and signed New Orleans’ secondary coach Dennis Allen to replace Martindale. Allen is a well-respected [...]

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Published on 05/21/2011 at Sat May 21 20:44.   22 Comments
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On Sunday, it was reported that former Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was in contract talks with the Denver Broncos.  He then signed with the Carolina Panthers. Then on Monday, Green Bay’s Mike Trgovac and former NFL Head Coach Jim Mora were thrust into the conversation.  The Packers Defensive line coach, Trgovac, will not be [...]

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Published on 01/19/2011 at Wed Jan 19 08:38.   32 Comments
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Analyzing player performances from the Denver Broncos‘ 16-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, highlighting the good and the bad. Stud: Brandon Lloyd Forget Brandon Marshall, we’ve got Brandon Lloyd.  Lloyd, who leads the NFL in receptions of 40 or more yards, had another big game, 7 catches for 169 yards and his fourth [...]

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Published on 11/01/2010 at Mon Nov 01 16:25.   37 Comments
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There was a myriad of misfires on Denver‘s part in their 17-24 loss to the Jaguars Sunday, but none were as egregious as the Broncos’ lining up only 10 players on defense in the red zone midway through the third quarter. Jacksonville quarterback David Garrard easily hit tight end Mercedes Lewis for a 10-yard touchdown, [...]

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Published on 09/14/2010 at Tue Sep 14 11:30.   17 Comments
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Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale addressed the media after Sunday’s p.m. practice.

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Published on 08/01/2010 at Sun Aug 01 21:40.   4 Comments
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It’s time for part two of Prediciting Denver’s 45-Man Game Day Roster. This team it’s the defense’s turn. Another year means yet another defensive coordinator, in Don ‘Wink’ Martindale. How much of an effect will that have on roster decisions? With many additions and subtractions from the roster already there are many questions left to [...]

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Published on 06/24/2010 at Thu Jun 24 06:38.   11 Comments
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For as long as recent memory serves, the Broncos have run a 4-3 defense with success, up until about two years ago. After losing key defensive players such as Al Wilson and Trever Pryce, the Broncos 4-3 defense struggled, ranking second to last in the NFL in points allowed after allowing 448 points in the [...]

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Published on 06/21/2010 at Mon Jun 21 22:43.   17 Comments
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With Dean Pees in Baltimore it was almost expected that now former linebackers coach Don Martindale has become the defensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos. Let’s hope he can earn his keep and stay for more than one year. Press release after the jump.

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Published on 01/28/2010 at Thu Jan 28 12:06.   48 Comments
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According to Pro Football Talk former Patriots defensive coordinator Dean Pees has taken a job in Baltimore as their linebackers coach. Pees was in contention for the Broncos defensive coordinator job after the depature of Mike Nolan, but now it’s pretty safe to say you can cross him off the list of candidates. This only [...]

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Published on 01/26/2010 at Tue Jan 26 08:37.   27 Comments
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Last week when Mike Nolan “parted ways” from Denver everyone felt assured that Dean Pees had the Broncos defensive coordinator job locked down. Well not anymore. According to several rumors the current Broncos linebackers coach Don Martindale is expected to get the job. According to the Denver Post the Broncos also considered the Patriots Linebackers [...]

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Published on 01/23/2010 at Sat Jan 23 10:11.   20 Comments
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