Happy Monday, Omelette readers! The Vic Fangio era began for the Broncos on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know about Denver’s new head coach:
- John Elway’s new Broncos coach, Vic Fangio, is a “man of few words, except when you get him mad.”
- “I preach preventing ‘Death by inches’”: Vic Fangio introduced as Denver Broncos coach.
- Analysis: Vic Fangio “all in” with Broncos, but don’t expect fancy bells and whistles.
- Broncos’ players react to Vic Fangio hiring. “He’s going to be a great coach for us.”
- Von Miller “can play even better than he’s played,” new Broncos coach Vic Fangio promises.
— Joe Nguyen, The Denver Post
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What’s on Tap?
- Avalanche: At Toronto Maple Leafs, 5 p.m. Monday, ALT | Buy tickets
- Nuggets: Golden State Warriors, 7 p.m. Tuesday, ALT | Buy tickets
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+ Broncos Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Ryan O’Halloran here.
+ Nuggets Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Mike Singer here.
+ Avs Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Mike Chambers here.
+ Rockies Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Patrick Saunders here.
By The Numbers
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“At long last, the Denver offense can join the NFL revolution. The Broncos can get on with the business of firing back at division rivals Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City and Philip Rivers in Los Angeles.” Read more…
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