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BREAKING NEWS: Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello

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Shocking. The Denver Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello after one season.

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UPDATE: Broncos plan to hire Pat Shurmur as their next offensive coordinator.

According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the Denver Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello after one season.

While the Broncos offense did improve down the stretch under rookie quarterback Drew Lock, they still finished near the bottom in every category. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network has since reported that Head Coach Vic Fangio will be looking for a more experience play-caller. Expect Denver to move quickly to find Scangarello’s replacement.

UPDATE: Broncos release a statement on Scangarello’s firing

UPDATE: Pat Shurmur at top of Fangio’s list of candidates

It now looks like the Broncos will be targeting former New York Giants head coach as their new offensive coordinator in 2020. Pat Shurmur is at the top of Vic Fangio’s list of candidates, so we’ll have to monitor that situation. Jason Garrett’s name has also surfaced as a potential candidate for the job.

Update: Broncos targeting former New York Giants Head Coach Pat Shurmur to be their offensive coordinator