Denver Broncos Running Backs coach Eric Studesville will serve as the interim coach of the team for the final four games after Josh McDaniels was fired.
In a release posted on DenverBroncos.com Broncos owner and CEO made the following statement
"My decision to relieve Josh McDaniels as head coach was not taken lightly," Bowlen said in a statement. "I will always be appreciative of his passion, enthusiasm and hard work, and I thank him for his efforts. In the end, I was not satisfied with the results and the direction this team was headed. The decision to make a change was extremely difficult but one that needed to be made for this organization and our fans.
Everyone, myself included, is accountable for our disappointing season and is now responsible for restoring the culture of winning that has been established by this franchise. Our entire organization is completely focused on returning to the level of prosperity that our fans expect and deserve from the Denver Broncos."
Studesville is in his 14th season in the NFL, serving 10 as a running backs coach.