The demise of the Broncos has been noticeable since Mike Shanahan left. That’s because the team brought in Josh McDaniels as head coach. McDaniels was fired late in his second year as head coach, but the damage has been done.
Charlie Bernstein of ESPN wrote a column about Josh McDaniels’ time in Denver and why the franchise will be set back for many years to come.
The Broncos and their fans must cringe every time they see Jay Cutler, Peyton Hillis and Brandon Marshall on a Sportscenter highlight. Of course it’s not as cringe-worthy as when their starting quarterback drops back to throw. Josh McDaniels was only on the job 23 months and he set the franchise back a minimum of five years.
In the annals of sports history Josh McDaniels name will be on the Mount Rushmore of management ineptitude with L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, former New York Knicks general manager Isaiah Thomas and former Detroit Lions head man Matt Millen. – Charlie Bernstein (ESPN)
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