According to the official Denver Broncos twitter, Owner Pat Bowlen has released head coach Josh McDaniels of his coaching duties, less than two years after hiring him.
Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen has relieved Josh McDaniels of his head coaching duties. Details to follow on DenverBroncos.com. #fb
McDaniels has been under quite a bit of scrutiny from the local media this year, between the videotaping scandal, criticism of his draft choices, and a series of very poor losses to division rivals. Still, the announcement of his release midseason comes as a shock. For a historic franchise like the Denver Broncos to fire two coaches within a two year span displays an instability that the franchise has never seen before.
More details to follow as soon as they are made public.