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Su’a Cravens slams former Broncos HC Vic Fangio on Twitter

Character is how one man treats another.

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Let the official record show that former Denver Broncos Vic Fangio won just 19 games and lost 30. He never sniffed the playoffs. He will be remembered for an inability to to make in-game adjustments, terrible quarterbacks, and the offensive imagination of an overripe eggplant. Former DB Su’a Cravens opened up on Twitter on Sunday to share with Broncos Country how he remembers Vic Fangio.

Cravens came to Denver in 2018 via trade with Washington. Early in the season he was placed on injured reserve, but was activated in early November and played out the rest of that season. He was cut prior to the start of the 2019 season. Broncos Country had high expectations for Cravens, but injury, and apparently a cranky Vic Fangio had the final word on that.

Character is how one man treats another, especially when they don’t get along. If you’re going to end a man’s employment, the least you can do is look him in the eye and tell him yourself. Dealing with issues by hiding in your office is pretty low.

The comfort Cravens has saying he can back all of it up with live witnesses suggests that, not only did this happen, it was egregious enough to be seen by anyone and everyone.

Either Vic didn’t know what he was doing or, from the sound of it, he just didn’t like Cravens and was content to openly lie about it.

There is no worse feeling that working for someone who is doing everything in their power to get rid of you. I can only imagine how that feels on an NFL level where your skills are your body and mind.

The Broncos were not winners under Vic Fangio. They were not competitors. When it comes to these kinds of stories, there are always two sides.

Winning would have offered a benefit of the doubt that many Broncos fans would use to rebut what seems like nothing more than a schoolyard vendetta. However, teams that lose on the field have do so because of many issues. Certainly more issues than those associated with just one player.

When it comes to Vic Fangio’s tenure in Denver, he will be remembered right up there with the ineffective and forgettable coaches of the mid-1960’s. The stories that Su’a Craven’s tells slots him in the petulant company of Josh McDaniels. I hope that Craven’s continues to tell his story (perhaps on Mile High Report’s Something Something Broncos podacast?) so that others who are mistreated in such ways can share theirs.

Or, if this is all made up, let’s hear what Vic Fangio has to say. Su’a Craven’s claims are pretty detailed and are echoed by many whom Broncos Country respects and reveres. There’s more to this story. Let’s hear it.


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