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Old 12-30-2008   #1
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Mike Shanahan and his staff have been fired by the Denver Broncos, according to the National Football Post.

Shanhan has been the head coach of the Broncos since the 1995 season and won Super Bowls in 1997 and 1998.

The Broncos were 8-5 and on the doorstep of winning the AFC West, but lost their final three games, including a 52-21 loss at San Diego.

Prior to his work with NationalFootballPost.com, Michael Lombardi helped Denver with personnel evaluations during the 2007 season.
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Exclamation Broncos Fire Mike Shanahan

Breaking News on NFLN... it's on the NFL Front Page too...
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Whoa

no way!!!! HUGE bombshell!!
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Wow!holy cow!
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

what has he accomplished without Elway? Jack squat, that's what.
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

That's twice today that somebody else has posted something at the same time that I do...
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That's twice today that somebody else has posted something at the same time that I do...
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

This is huge.

I wonder how it will affect the Texans, because you KNOW it will.
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

I wonder who from their defensive coaching staff will end up as our DC ... -sigh-
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

Add Bob Slowik to the list of folks to be interviewed for DC.
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I wonder who from their defensive coaching staff will end up as our DC ... -sigh-
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On the firing...

Wow! Just wow!
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what has he accomplished without Elway? Jack squat, that's what.
Yep, and he's done even worse without Kubiak.

It'll be interesting to see what he does from here. Take a year off maybe? There's no way he'd come here and work under Kubiak and his son. If he did, the poster's who are always clamoring for National exposure will surely be happy.
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Yep, and he's done even worse without Kubiak.

It'll be interesting to see what he does from here. Take a year off maybe? There's no way he'd come here and work under Kubiak and his son. If he did, the poster's who are always clamoring for National exposure will surely be happy.
There is always the Raiders or the Lions.
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

That's a shame. I like Shanahan. He's strictly an offensive mind and the Broncos have most of the pieces in place on that side of the ball.

Their defense on the other hand, just sucks.
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

Damn, I'd rather have the rat Shanny as coach of Cowboys than Wade. I think their offense is still good and he has done well with Cutler. He also made a guy like Jake the Snake watchable. Their defense sucks.
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Default Re: Mike Shanahan Fired

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Yep, and he's done even worse without Kubiak.

It'll be interesting to see what he does from here. Take a year off maybe? There's no way he'd come here and work under Kubiak and his son. If he did, the poster's who are always clamoring for National exposure will surely be happy.
Cleveland? One thing is for sure. If Shanahan wants to work next year, he will be employed. However, with $20 mil now in his pocket, he might want to move to Houston to be with the grand baby.

VP of Football Operations here?
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This has to instantly be the most attractive vacant position, right?

The Jets are overspenders with a huge question mark at QB.

The Browns are severely overrated and have questions all over the place.

The Lions are the Lions.

The Broncos have an elite offense in place, an elite QB in the making, but a horrible defense.

Is that a place Cowher might end up in? Did Denver also fire their GM?
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This has to instantly be the most attractive vacant position, right?

The Jets are overspenders with a huge question mark at QB.

The Browns are severely overrated and have questions all over the place.

The Lions are the Lions.

The Broncos have an elite offense in place, an elite QB in the making, but a horrible defense.

Is that a place Cowher might end up in? Did Denver also fire their GM?
I think Shanny was the GM. They might have had someone with the title but Shanny made all of the player personnel decisions.
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