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The offseason is prime time for all of us to play arm-chair owner in fantasy land. Today I'll talk about one way we could make the team better almost instantly.

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In looking for the tracks for today I found a real gem that coupled with a discussion from yesterday in the comments got me to thinking about one of the big weaknesses I see in our current regime: Offensive Coordinator.

Before I delve  too far in this, let's set the board: I know Rick Dennison has a great pedigree in recent history. I know he's got strengths. I know you shouldn't expect too much out of a coach that has only been with a team for 1 year.

The bottom line is that there are innovative offensive coaches and there are systems based offensive coaches. Dennison is the later. Adam Gase is a great example of the former.

Take a chance to read up on my spotlight article for today:

Here's why quarterback whisperer Adam Gase is excited about Ryan Tannehill - CBSSports.com
The new Dolphins coach has had plenty of success with Tebow, Manning and Cutler

There's a key piece to this that was sweet music to my ears:

"Getting Tebow helped changed the way we thought on offense. What can we do to help this guy be successful? We changed what we were doing. The big light went on for me. Everything we do is about what can our players do. What are their strengths."

This is the same philosophy that Wade Philips uses and it is what makes him one of the best defensive coordinators in the league.  Both of these coordinators innovate to find the best ways to use the players they have in order to maximize their side of the ball so that the team wins ball games.

I'm not here to bash a coordinator. The truth is that systems work too (check our 98 and 99 seasons), but at the end of the day from my cush little arm chair here, if I were calling the shots, I'd be directing a change in coordinators in order to get a guy that can help our completely woeful offense take some strides to get better.

What about all of you out in Broncos Country? What changes would you make to make the team better (player, coaches, scheme, etc)?

2015 World Champion Denver Broncos News

Takeaways from Day 2 of Broncos minicamp: Veterans rest, front seven seizes control, and more
Even with key veterans not practicing -- including the entire starting "No Fly Zone" -- the Broncos got in plenty of work.

Veteran Manny Ramirez retires after 10 seasons - NFL.com
Veteran lineman Manny Ramirez has retired from the NFL just a few months after signing with the Bears. Ramirez most notably started every game for the Broncos for their record-setting 2013 offense.

2015 NFL Losers News

Here are the 7 tiers of NFL quarterbacks and where all 32 starters fit in - CBSSports.com
It's time to separate the men from the 'guys' -- and the 'guys' from the dregs. I really liked this read and have very few minor disagreements with categorizations from this author. I liked the tiers given too as they really made sense in how they were broken up.

Cincinnati Bengals, Giovani Bernard reach three-year deal
The Bengals and running back Gio Bernard have reached a three-year contract extension.

Andrew Luck, Colts working toward blockbuster extension - NFL.com

Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts are making progress toward a blockbuster contract extension, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday.

What we learned from Wednesday's minicamps, OTAs - NFL.com

Contract season is right around the corner, and Andrew Luck and Von Miller are primed for big paydays. They weren't the only players to make offseason headlines Wednesday.