Dec 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak during the first quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
With all these players that have missed key moments, the coaching staff deserves some of the blame as well. As solid as a coach that Gary Kubiak has been in the first three-quarters of the season, some of the play calling in that game was a bit questionable.
The goal for a coach is to adjust when something is not working. While in the first half, things were going well in between the 20s, there seemed to be a lot of struggles in the red zone.
The biggest issue I had with the coaching staff was not double teaming Khalil Mack. It was clear that no matter where he was lined up, he was beating the offensive line. Yes, we can all agree that Mack is a great player, but a coach’s job is to adjust when the same player is beating them 3-4 times.
And one more thing to note is that the Broncos have not scored an offensive touchdown since the very first drive of last weekend’s game against the Chargers. You would think that Kubiak would adjust his game plan to fix that.
Clearly, there was not enough adjustments, and it cost the Broncos the game. So, I hand a good amount of the blame to the coaching staff for this game.
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