Vic Fangio could not get things going the way he hoped when he took the head coaching position with the Denver Broncos. Fangio’s teams finished in last place two years in a row. The Bronco’s lack of playoff berths has led the team to fire their head coach.
ESPN reported the news on Sunday morning. The Broncos finished the season 7-10. The team will miss the playoffs for the sixth straight season. Fangio faced a few nightmare COVID scenarios this year. The Broncos were forced to play without any active quarterbacks after injuries and the virus left them with no players at the position. The team also traded away Von Miller earlier to the Rams mid-season.
Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis informed Fangio of the decision to let him go on Sunday morning. General manager George Paton was present for the discussion. Ellis also released a statement.
“For the last three seasons, Vic has put his heart and soul into coaching the Broncos. I want to thank Coach Fangio for giving his maximum effort to our organization since the day he was hired.
George will have full authority to select the next head coach of the Broncos. This is his decision and his program. I have complete confidence in George’s ability to lead an exhaustive and successful head coaching search.
We will give George every available resource and fully support him in hiring the very best head coach to lead the Broncos.”
Fangio finished up with a 19-30 record in three seasons in the Mile High City. The franchise will look to bring in a coach with a fresh take on the team’s situation. Vic Fangio will begin searching for work elsewhere.
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