“DeMarcus Ware is in the building. I repeat, DeMarcus Ware is in the building.”
Actually, he‘s probably on the field because ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the original sack-master will be at Dove Valley a few days every week/month to work with the Broncos’ edge rushers - and he’s already there "consulting.”
And how awesome is that?
Don’t even bother. It’s awesome.
Just ask Von Miller, Bradley Chubb, Shaq Barrett and Shelby Harris.
Ware, who stands eighth on the all-time sacks leaderboard with 138.5, worked with both outside linebackers and interior defensive linemen a few weeks ago to offer tips.
“He came in and worked with some of the inside guys a little bit. And the outside guys a little bit. He showed us a couple of little moves that I’m going to try out tomorrow when the pads come on,” Harris said. “Hopefully we get to see more of him. Hopefully he gets to come in and help us with our pass rushing a little bit more.”
Wish granted, Shelby.
And defensive coordinator Joe Woods is pretty happy about the development too.
“It’s awesome. It’s always good. He looks like he can still play,” Woods said. ”Just having a guy of his stature come in and work with our players, that just validates some of the things we’re teaching and it helps us tremendously in getting them to believe in the concepts.”
Reportedly the Cowboys wanted Ware to help in Dallas too. Likely the opportunity for Batman to be reunited with Robin - and the chance to help the rookie hopeful Chubb earn his super powers - tipped the scales to Denver.
Plus there’s this:
No matter who Demarcus Ware is coaching for this offseason, only one team gave him a ring. pic.twitter.com/0cO5trGLX5— Denver Broncos 365 (@DailyBroncos) June 7, 2018
But the most important thing is that Ware thinks it’s awesome to be out there coaching his old teammates and a couple of new studs.
“Yeah, I’ve been doing it my whole career,” said the former three-time Broncos captain. ”Being able to come back and do the same thing—and have a lot more time to do it and not have to go out there and perform now—you get to see the other guys do it. Now, it’s a great opportunity to be a part of this organization and help out where I can.”
So for a quick recap...
A former Bronco and future Hall-of-Fame pass-rusher will be mentoring current Bronco standout and also future Hall-of-Fame pass-rusher as well as a Broncos’ rookie with potential future Hall-of-Fame pass-rushing qualities.
That’s a lot of pass-rushing power right there.
Good luck NFL QBs.