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Report: Broncos fire Jeff Davidson and will interview Sean Kugler

The first round of coaching changes are beginning

NCAA Football: Texas El Paso at Army Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

It was reported that the Broncos would begin making changes to their coaching staff as early as today, and the first domino has fallen. According to reports, the Broncos have fired now former Offensive Line coach Jeff Davidson.

This was a logical move for John Elway and Vance Joseph. Davidson was brought in by former Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy, so he was likely on the way outs now that Bill Musgrave is your expected Offensive Coordinator.

The Broncos offensive line struggled at times this year but did show signs of development. Rookie Garett Bolles made strides and second-year guard/center Connor McGovern played well as well. The right tackle position was once again the Broncos Achilles heel. Neither Menelik Watson or Donald Stephenson could hold down the position well.

With Davidson out, Joseph already has a name in mind for his replacement. That coach being former UTEP Head Coach Sean Kugler per Sporting News’s Alex Marvez.

Kugler was the Offensive line coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2010 to 2012 before accepting the Head Coaching job at UTEP. During his time at Pittsburgh, he was lauded for the job he did through injuries and turnover in the offensive line. He also had a stint as the Buffalo Bills Offensive Line coach as well

If hired, hopefully Kugler can turn the Broncos offensive line around like he did in Pittsburgh with the Steelers offensive line.