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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/11/11


Dennison interviews for Broncos coaching job today - The Denver Post
If comfort comes from what we know, Rick Dennison has a great chance to become the Broncos' next head coach.

Gilchrist was ex-Broncos, early AFL star - The Denver Post
When Carlton Chester "Cookie" Gilchrist came to Denver for the 1965 season to play for the Broncos of the American Football League, he was one of the shining stars of the league.

Analysis: Broncos looking for more than just a football guy as coach - The Denver Post
When the Broncos hired Josh McDaniels just two short years ago, one of the things team officials liked about the young, brash, former New England Patriots assistant coach was that he wasn't distracted.

Q&A: Gruden and Cowher missing from Broncos' wish list for two reasons: power, money - The Denver Post
Q: The Broncos have repeatedly indicated they would prefer to hire a coach with previous head coaching experience. If that is indeed the case, why has there been no mention of Jon Gruden or Bill Cowher? Both have been successful and won Super Bowls, and seem to have always commanded the respect of their players and opponents. Plus, Gruden has been a strong believer in Tim Tebow's suitability as a pro quarterback from Day One. Are the Broncos not considering these two experienced coaches, or are they just keeping their interest a guarded secret?

Broncos' interview with John Fox rescheduled because of snow - The Denver Post
A snowstorm in the Southeast — not the one here in Denver — has forced the Broncos to reschedule their interview with former Carolina head coach John Fox.

A reavealing look inside the Broncos' interview process | All Things Broncos
The Broncos’ media/video department, which under the leadership of Kyle Sonneman, Chris Hall and Gray Caldwell has to be the NFL’s best, have posted behind-the-scenes videos of Broncos’ head coaching candidates Perry Fewell and Eric Studesville as they were heading into their respective interviews Sunday. news: McDaniels coveted around league in offensive coordinator role
Josh McDaniels had an ugly ending to his head-coaching tenure with the Denver Broncos, but the 34-year-old remains a hot commodity around the NFL in an offensive coordinator role. news: Candidates continue to emerge in Cowboys' D-coordinator hunt
The Dallas Cowboys could consider the San Francisco 49ers' Greg Manusky and Stanford's Vic Fangio as possible defensive coordinators on new coach Jason Garrett's staff, a league source said Monday. news: Seahawks imitate Saints to advance, but road friendlier for others
During the playoffs, we often hear the popular refrain from players and coaches, "It's hard to win on the road." But is that really the case after watching Wild Card Weekend?

Ron Rivera interviews again for Panthers coaching job - NFL -
Ron Rivera emerged as the leading candidate to be Carolina's next coach on Monday when the San Diego defensive coordinator arrived for a second interview with the Panthers.

With Tom Cable gone, Raiders begin interviewing to fill coaching position - NFL -
The Oakland Raiders began interviewing candidates Monday to fill their vacant head coaching position less than a week after deciding not to bring Tom Cable back for a third full season.

NFL Playoffs: Baltimore Ravens will let Ed Reed decide when to return to team - ESPN
The Baltimore Ravens will let Ed Reed decide when it's the right time to return to the team from Louisiana, where he's helping his family deal with the disappearance of his brother.

Rex Ryan has done a great job in two years with the Jets, but his bluster is overshadowing his coaching job - ESPN New York
Even in his Reggie-and-Billy prime, George Steinbrenner did not bluster half as much as Rex Ryan does. If the owner of the New York Yankees liked to pick his spots, the spots like to pick the coach of the New York Jets.

Sources: Dallas Cowboys let Miami Dolphins talk to tight ends coach John Garrett - ESPN Dallas
Miami has permission to speak with Dallas Cowboys tight ends coach John Garrett regarding the Dolphins' vacant offensive coordinator position, according to two sources.

Where could Asomugha land? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The reaction of Nnamdi Asomugha’s unexpected unrestricted free agency -- Oakland will be unable to put the franchise tag on him -- continues. The Oakland Tribune looks at potential landing spots for Asomugha.

Despite all of Ryan's bluster, it's about QBs - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
"I’m not as big a target as I used to be," the New York Jets coach noted as he stood in front of a microphone Monday and tried to make himself the biggest target he could.