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For the Broncos it may have been vets vs. rookies in 2017

The Afternoon Drive looked at the issues that came between the rookies and the veterans during the season.

THe Denver Broncos season ending press conference Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images

The Denver Broncos offseason has become a study in generational divides. Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro had an interesting discussion on the Afternoon Drive about the generation gap, and how it affected the Broncos’ locker room.

The conversation about the issues between young players and old players is interesting. For some, it is clear that younger players have a sense of entitlement. It has impacted the locker room, and perhaps contributed to the 8 game losing streak.

It is abundantly clear, after a 5-11 season everything is up for criticism. However, the idea that rookies didn’t buy into the Bronco way is concerning. While there may be a generation gap problem, the bigger issue is a lack of identity. If there is no strong leadership to latch onto, rookies will struggle to find the right fit.

Perhaps 2018 will see a turnaround.

Bonus Listen:

Eric and Les talk about the coaching hires for the Broncos, and the UCF National Championship claim.