The Josh McDaniels era with the Broncos was a closed-door affair with many Denver fans feeling alienated throughout his tenure with the team. Well any worries that the Broncos coaching search would continue that trend have now been put to bed.
Starting with the announcement that John Elway was coming aboard as the Executive Vice President of Football Operations and his subsequent creation of a twitter account, the Broncos have been about as transparent as a professional sports team could feasibly be. John (or someone tweeting for him) has taken to the medium quickly and kept Broncos fans abreast of not only who the team was targeting, but when and where they would be interviewing. Elway even asked fans what one question that they would ask of the potential candidates.
On the Broncos website, the team has created a page specifically dedicated to the search, with links and information on each of the candidates (Rick Dennison, Perry Fewell, John Fox, Dirk Koetter, and Eric Studesville) and even included, where applicable, video to portions of the actual interviews. In this day and age, when keeping the details of a hunt for a new head coach secret is nearly impossible, it is proving to be an interesting strategy and may be serving to give hope to a suffering fan base. Will it help the team to hire a coach that can return the team to the top of the AFC West? That much is very unclear.
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