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Broncos excitement swells over NFL free agency and the draft

There’s almost a palpable giddiness over what John Elway and his front office will do over the next few months.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

The Euphoria Fire of 2017 was ignited in fans when the Denver Broncos hired Vance Joseph.

The new head coach will serve as a breath of fresh air for this organization when it comes to accountability, communication, discipline and leadership.

The fire swelled with the coordinators and assistants Joseph hired on his staff. On the offensive side of the ball, the coaches will actually fit their system to the players as opposed to forcing the players to fit the system. In other words, Mike McCoy and his staff will adapt. The interview he did with Broncos TV is fantastic and only adds to the enthusiasm over his return.

Now, even though the season is over and nothing is happening, the fire continues to swell. There’s almost a palpable giddiness in Broncos Country over what John Elway and his front office will do in free agency. What positions will he improve? Who will he target at those positions? The NFL season starts March 9 and the intrigue matches what it was two and three years ago.

There’s also excitement over what Elway and his staff will do in the NFL Draft. With the amount of picks the Broncos have, the fact teams can now trade compensatory picks and where Denver picks, fans wonder who will get selected or if it stays pat at No. 20.

For Broncos Country to have this level of excitement at this point in the season speaks volumes. The 2017 fire started right after Joseph was hired and it continues to swell, getting bigger by the day.

Is it March 9 yet?

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