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Will influx of youth on Broncos’ coaching staff lead to success?

After a coaching staff that averaged well over 50, Denver now has a coaching staff that averages in the 40s.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

The Denver Broncos just underwent a youth movement.

Now the age-old question (see what I did there) will play out in 2017: youth or experience? The Broncos now have a nice mix of both. And the "youth" now in the offices at UCHealth Training Center will say they have plenty of "experience."

After a coaching staff that averaged well over 50 years old, the Broncos now have a coaching staff that averages in the 40s. Short of four coaches, every coach is under 50. As Adam Malnati and I talked about on the latest Mile High Report Radio Podcast, that’s just another reason to get excited about the upcoming season.

Bill Kollar (defensive line) and Fred Pagac (outside linebackers) are the oldest at 64. Reggie Herring (linebackers) is next at 57, followed by Geep Chryst (tight ends) at 54.

You then have four coaches who are 49 - Jeff Davidson (offensive line), Bill Musgrave (quarterbacks), Eric Studesville (running backs) and Tyke Tolbert (receivers).

Marcus Roberson (defensive backs) is next up at 47 and Joe Woods (defensive coordinator) 46. Vance Joseph and Mike McCoy (offensive coordinator) are both 44 and Luke Richesson (strength and conditioning) is 42. That means the youngest member of Joseph’s staff is Brock Olivo (special teams) at 40.

Along with the insurgence of youth, the Broncos hope to get energy but also a staff that better connects with the players in the locker room. The expectation being that leads to more success - in all aspects - than 2016. At the same time it sets Denver up for the future.

The influx of youth on the Broncos’ coaching staff is just another reason to get excited about the 2017 season.

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