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John Elway, Denver Broncos must fire Vance Joseph before end of Monday

The Broncos have been bad in the past. But have they ever been a laughing stock?

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John Elway needs to ask himself one question on the flight back to Denver.

What would Pat Bowlen do?

Would the owner of the Denver Broncos stand for what my wife and I saw in person on Sunday? That all of Broncos Country was forced to watch? What about the rest of the country? The answer to that question is an emphatic “Hell no, Mr. B would not stand for this.”

In a season of historic ineptitude by the Broncos, Sunday against the Miami Dolphins is their scarlet letter. The two blowout losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots were bad enough, but those two teams are really good. But Denver loses to the hapless Dolphins 35-9? Trevor Siemian and his offense were outscored by both defenses. Broncos fans thought Paxton Lynch was bad against the Oakland Raiders. Captain Derp said, “hold my beer.”

This goes beyond the quarterbacks and the offense. This goes beyond the “teams” and Brock Olivo. What does the Broncos organization stand for? Does it accept what was on the field at Hard Rock Stadium? It’s been evident since the loss to the New York Giants that Vance Joseph has no clue what he’s doing. He’s not in over his head, he doesn’t know where his head is at this point. Joseph hasn’t lost the locker room, he couldn’t find it with Google Maps.

Elway shouldn’t allow Joseph or Olivo on the team flight back to Denver. At the very least, both must get fired before the end of Monday. The Broncos have been bad in the past. They were atrocious in the 1960s, as my mom constantly reminds me. But have they ever been a laughing stock? Not to my recollection, and I had plenty of time to ponder that as my wife and I watched that shit. And, yes, we stayed for the whole damn game. It was the first time I saw this team in a stadium not named Mile High, I wanted to make sure my wife and I took full advantage of it.

The Broncos have a lot of issues. They’re a terrible football team. The first step to correct this problem is to fire Joseph. I said after the Raiders loss that he should remain the head coach for the rest of the season to fully #EmbraceTheTank. That’s until one of the worst losses and performances in team history was put forth in Miami.

The Broncos (3-9) have now lost eight-straight games. The longest losing streak in team history is 11 games, and that happened between Nov. 3, 1963-Oct. 4, 1964. After what we saw against the Dolphins (5-7), Denver will top that in its four remaining games and continue to make history.

What does this organization now stand for?

Are losses like the one on Sunday now acceptable?

Elway and the Broncos need to answer one question: What would Mr. B do?


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