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How do you view the Broncos’ contention window?

Andrew Mason asked the question on Friday as the start of training camp nears.

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

Andrew Mason asked a good question on Friday.

How do you view the Denver Broncos’ “window of opportunity” to contend for a title as they head into the 2019 season?

The four options:

  • Closed and staying closed
  • Open, but closing
  • Closed, but re-opening
  • Open and staying open

The addition of Vic Fangio, his gray sweatpants and coaching staff has re-ignited Broncos Country on the direction and future of the team. The players have raved at the coaching and systems for the offense and defense.

My answer to Mase’s question on Friday’s 1st & 10 @ 10 was closed, but re-opening. Whether Denver actually contends for a title in 2019, the window is open for the next few seasons because of Fangio and the last two drafts. The window was closed the last two season because of the head coach and the quarterbacks. I have no doubt the Broncos have the head coach figured out and that opens the window.

How long the window is open will come down to Joe Flacco and the development of Drew Lock. If the Broncos lose Chris Harris Jr. after this season, that will impact that window in a big way but the addition of Bryce Callahan should help.

Until we see Denver on the field, this season remains up in the air. But the next few seasons the window is definitely re-opened. Look no further than the Chicago Bears and what’s happened in the Windy City since Fangio was brought in as defensive coordinator as your evidence. The result is the excitement at the direction of the Broncos has been re-ignited.

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How do you view the Broncos’ "window of opportunity" to contend for a title as they head into the 2019 season?

This poll is closed

  • 8%
    Closed and staying closed
    (152 votes)
  • 4%
    Open, but closing
    (70 votes)
  • 62%
    Closed, but re-opening
    (1051 votes)
  • 24%
    Open and staying open
    (416 votes)
1689 votes total Vote Now

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