ENGLEWOOD, CO - JULY 28: (L-R) John Elway, Executive Vice President of Football Operations and Brian Xanders, General Manager of the Denver Broncos talk on the sidelines during training camp at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre at Dove Valley on July 28, 2011 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
For some Bronco fans, their wish has finally been granted. According to the Denver Post, the Denver Broncos gave General Manager Brian Xanders his walking papers. Brian was going into his 4th season with the team.
Xanders started his term in Denver as an Assistant GM in 2008 under Mike Shanahan When Shanahan was fired, Brian replaced him as the GM under Josh McDaniels. Before that, Xanders worked for the Atlanta Falcons in a variety of positions for 14 seasons.
The Broncos are further removing themselves from any part of past regimes,. Clearly they are becoming John Elway's team once again.
There is no word as yet regarding any replacement of Xanders, but we will keep you informed of any developments.