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Horse Tracks: Awful Denver Broncos season comes to merciful end

Well that was no fun.

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Well, that was just awful. What started off so promising ended up being one of the most putrid seasons in recent history. Black Monday is here, folks, and the Denver Broncos are expected to waste no time getting things back on track.

Will Vance Joseph return? All indications are that he’ll be clipped sometime Monday, but there were reports that motivation for firing Joseph may have shifted. Time will tell.

The quarterback nightmare should finally have a resolution. We can all finally declare the Trevor Siemian/Paxton Lynch experiments a total failure and move on. I would be totally okay with neither coming back next season. What about Brock Osweiler? Frankly, I don’t really care what happens there. Let’s focus on getting a starter and then we can opine over who holds the clipboard later.

Brock Olivo is likely out as are at least four other assistants, more if Vance Joseph is fired. Frankly, they all deserve it. As Jack Del Rio said during his final Raiders press conference on Sunday, it’s a results based business and 5 wins ain’t the results the Denver Broncos are looking for. Turn in your keycards at the receptionist on your way out.

Defensively, the Broncos are likely to have a new look with traditional favorites being shown the door to make cap room. It’s the nature of the business, but I’d like to make a plea to keep Aqib Talib. I freakin’ love that guy.

Lastly, the Broncos stadium will likely finally get a sponsor. Having a defunct company’s signage on the outside of Mile High is nothing short of embarrassing.

It’s time for the Denver Broncos to get to work and the offseason is officially underway. Happy New Year, Broncos Country.


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