Troy Calhoun a candidate for Denver Broncos coaching job?


As the dust settles from Josh McDaniels’ rapid fall from grace in Denver, The Denver Post suggests that Air Force coach Troy Calhoun, a former Broncos assistant, is a candidate for the opening.

Notice that Calhoun’s name is the only one mentioned in the story as a possible candidate. Surely someone inside the organization already is floating Calhoun’s name.

Calhoun was an assistant for the Broncos under Mike Shanahan from 2003-05, then served as offensive coordinator on Gary Kubiak’s staff in Houston in 2006.

At first glance, it seems far-fetched that a Mountain West coach would be looked at as a NFL head-coaching candidate. Given Calhoun’s Denver connections, it makes much more sense.


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