Special teams coordinator Priefer says he’s joining Browns

Football 01/11/19, 18:56

Former Vikings coordinator Mike Priefer will handle special teams for new Browns coach Freddie Kitchens.Priefer, who was suspended three games by Minnesota in 2014 for an insensitive remark, released a statement Friday saying he's coming to Cleveland to work for Kitchens. Priefer spent the previous eight seasons coaching special teams ...

Cardinals hire ex-Bronco coach Joseph as D-coordinator

Sports 01/11/19, 14:56

Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff.General manager Steve Keim had said he wanted a veteran defensive coordinator to pair with Kingsbury, who has no NFL coaching experience and will focus on offense.Joseph was fired ...

Source: Former Broncos coach Joseph could join Browns

Football 01/10/19, 19:13

A person familiar with the meeting says former Broncos coach Vance Joseph will interview to be defensive coordinator under new Browns coach Freddie Kitchens.Joseph will meet Saturday with Kitchens, said the person who spoke Thursday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Browns have not finalized their ...

Elway: Fangio ‘as good of a football coach as you can find’

Football 01/10/19, 13:20

The Denver Broncos are introducing Vic Fangio as their new head coach Thursday.Fangio, 60, has never been a head coach at any level but has 40 years of coaching experience, including 34 in professional football beginning in the old USFL and 19 seasons as a defensive coordinator in the NFL.Fangio ...

source: Broncos pick Vic Fangio as new head coach

Sports 01/09/19, 13:26

Denver Broncos general manager John Elway has decided on Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as his new head coach, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the hiring.Fangio is a first-time head ...

Broncos interview Bears defensive coordinator Fangio

Football 01/07/19, 17:08

John Elway met with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio about the Denver Broncos' head coaching vacancy Monday, a day after Chicago's 16-15 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC wild-card playoffs.At 60, Fangio is the oldest of the five candidates on Elway's short list as he searches for his ...

Former Broncos coach Joseph set to interview for Bengals job

Football 01/02/19, 15:55

Former Broncos head coach Vance Joseph will interview for Cincinnati's job this week as the Bengals begin their search for Marvin Lewis' replacement.Joseph will be in Cincinnati on Thursday and Friday to talk to owner Mike Brown and members of the front office. The Bengals' familiarity with Joseph works in ...

Broncos kick off coaching search with Chuck Pagano

Football 01/02/19, 14:52

John Elway's search for his fourth coach in six seasons began with former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, a native of Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday.Elway fired Vance Joseph after he went 11-21 in two seasons. Joseph is interviewing for the Cincinnati Bengals' opening Thursday and Friday. Joseph was a former ...

Broncos offer mixed bag for next head coach

Football 01/01/19, 18:50

Whoever replaces Vance Joseph as the Denver Broncos' fourth head coach in six seasons may not find a franchise quarterback awaiting him.What he will find is a roster packed with promise.The Broncos (6-10) had a terrific infusion of youth last season led by running back Phillip Lindsay , the first ...

Players hate to see coaches fired, but at least they’re paid

Football 01/01/19, 02:38

Every year, while a dozen NFL head coaches are preparing their teams for the playoffs, nearly as many coaches are called into their general manager's office and told they're fired for not being one of those dozen coaches who are preparing their teams for the playoffs.Eight coaches lost their jobs ...

Broncos fire Vance Joseph after 11-21 mark over 2 years

Sports 12/31/18, 10:01

Vance Joseph has been fired as coach of the Denver Broncos after back-to-back double-digit losing seasons.Joseph met with general manager John Elway on Monday after completing a 6-10 season and was dismissed with two years and about $6 million left on his contract.Joseph acknowledged after the Broncos' 23-9 loss to ...

Broncos rookie running back Lindsay needs surgery

Football 12/26/18, 17:44

Broncos coach Vance Joseph says rookie running back Phillip Lindsay needs an operation on his injured right wrist and the recovery could take up to four months.Lindsay, the first undrafted offensive player ever to earn a Pro Bowl selection, got hurt Monday night in Oakland shortly after surpassing 1,000 yards ...

Broncos keep losing big games, key players

Football 12/26/18, 01:27

Eleven months ago, Case Keenum engineered the "Minneapolis Miracle." Now, he's one of the architects of the "Denver Debacle."The Broncos' 27-14 loss at Oakland ensured the franchise of its first back-to-back losing seasons in 46 years and further frayed the chances of the quarterback and his coach, Vance Joseph, returning ...

Broncos assured of 1st consecutive losing years since 71-72

Football 12/25/18, 01:07

While the Oakland Raiders celebrated with their fans following the possible final game at the Coliseum, the Denver Broncos trudged off the field with a lowly distinction.For the first time in 46 years, the Broncos are losers in back-to-back seasons.Now the big question following a 27-14 loss to the Raiders ...

Raiders win possible final game in Oakland 27-14 vs. Broncos

Sports 12/24/18, 23:23

Dwayne Harris returned a punt 99 yards for a touchdown after Denver failed to down it, and the Raiders gave their fans plenty to celebrate in their possible final game in Oakland, beating the Broncos 27-14 on Monday night.The Raiders (4-11) are set to move to Las Vegas in 2020 ...

Broncos’ Joseph has made strong case to stick around

Football 12/21/18, 18:04

Across the airwaves, the consensus is that Vance Joseph is about to coach his final two games in Denver.Hold on.Although the Broncos (6-8) must beat the Raiders and Chargers to avoid their first back-to-back losing seasons in 46 years, there's a strong case for John Elway to keep the coach ...

Broncos look to salvage .500 season as Raiders limp to end

Football 12/20/18, 17:25

For the Raiders, playing out the string of another losing season has become an all-too-regular occurrence in recent years. They are on their way to their 12th season with double-digit losses in the past 16 years.For the Denver Broncos, it's rather new territory.The Broncos (6-8) head into Monday night's game ...

League’s most aggressive coach backs down at critical time

Football 12/18/18, 02:14

Just six days after needling his quarterback for not being aggressive enough, Broncos coach Vance Joseph found Denver's season on the brink and his job on the line.He backed down.Trailing the Browns by four points in the waning minutes and facing fourth-and-1 from the Cleveland 6, Joseph sent his kicker ...

Broncos’ Joseph downplays chatter about his job security

Football 12/17/18, 18:54

Vance Joseph doesn't want to fret over his future with the Broncos missing the playoffs again. Nor does he care to ponder his past following a report Monday that general manager John Elway considered bringing back Mike Shanahan this season before ultimately deciding against a coaching change."I've spoken to John. ...

Keenum reverts to careless ways after coach’s jab

Football 12/16/18, 15:10

Case Keenum wasn't the cautious quarterback his coach complained about last week. Instead, he was the careless one who made Broncos fans wonder why John Elway had spent $36 million to replace the much cheaper and just as effective Trevor Siemian.Keenum threw two costly interceptions in Denver's damaging 17-16 loss ...

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