Previewing the Broncos’ Long Offseason

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Dec 28, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos head coach John Fox in the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 47-14. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Coaching Staff

Everyone knows by now that head coach John Fox and the rest of his coaching staff have been canned. The Broncos still hold the rights to Adam Gase, though, so he’s not exactly gone just yet. He might actually end up as their head coach when it’s all said and done.

Del Rio, on the other hand, was hired as head coach of the Oakland Raiders earlier today.

It remains to be seen what John Elway will do about the offensive and defensive coordinator vacancies but a new head coach could be arriving in Denver fairly soon.

Seattle Seahawks’ defensive coordinator Dan Quinn and Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak seem to be the names most mentioned these days in regards to the Broncos’ head coaching position.

If Quinn does not end up in Denver he’ll likely be coaching another team elsewhere as he is one of the hottest coaching commodities right now. Kubiak, Elway’s former backup and roomie, did wonders for the Ravens’ offense and said he’d like to stay put in Baltimore.

Kubiak could surely have a change of heart and would be a solid fit with the Broncos. He has plenty of experience after coaching the Houston Texans for eight seasons before being let go towards the end of 2013. Kubiak is also still good friends with Elway, so make of that what you will.

Hiring the right fit for the Broncos is all too important. The width of their Super Bowl window depends on it.

Broncos Country should have no doubt that Elway will find the right guy for the job.