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9-7, 3rd in AFC West
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Joey Bosa wins top rookie award in AFC West

Tyreek Hill made a big impact for the division champion Chiefs, but Joey Bosa showed he's already one of the league's top pass-rushers.

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15hJeff Legwold

Sources: Broncos promote Woods to DC

The Broncos have promoted Joe Woods to defensive coordinator, sources confirmed to ESPN. He replaces Wade Phillips.

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No experience necessary for new hires

Of the five head coaches hired this year, only Doug Marrone has previous experience, and he has only two years, at that. The 49ers have shown interest in two candidates with previous experience: Josh McDaniels and Tom Cable.

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And then there were the Niners

With the Chargers' hiring of Anthony Lynn to his first head coaching position, the 49ers sport the lone head-man vacancy across the NFL.

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Broncos bring back McCoy as O-coordinator

The Denver Broncos have hired Mike McCoy as the team's offensive coordinator and added Bill Musgrave to the staff as the quarterbacks coach.

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Diversity alliance lauds NFL's recent hiring cycle

Vance Joseph of the Denver Broncos and Anthony Lynn of the San Diego Chargers joined a short list of minority candidates to land their first NFL head-coaching jobs.

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Legwold: Broncos' biggest need is obvious

Denver overhauled its offensive line last year but didn't get the desired results. As Jeff Legwold notes, further efforts should be made to fix the group in April's draft. Biggest draft need

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How will defense-oriented Joseph answer Broncos' offensive questions? (1:21)

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Elway said Joseph has been in positions where "he has been the sounding board for the head guy."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Joseph said quarterback will be "open completion."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Joseph said he wants coordinators "who put players first, scheme second."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Joseph said he wanted an offense "with swagger." That he wanted an offense "that attacks."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Vance Joseph said he would prefer to not call plays on defense but "would if I have to." Said he was going to work on staff issues moving forward, called Wade Phillips "a free agent."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Vance Joseph told the Broncos players present to be ready "to come to work." Added "this job won't be a rebuild ... It's a reboot."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Vance Joseph said he was excited and proud to be the next Broncos head coach and thanked his family. Said "it's a great job." Said Broncos are unlike the usual job a coach gets in his first time as a head coach. And he said "I'm here to win."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Elway said it was crucial to find a coach "who fit the culture we have." And added "that's why I believe he's a perfect fit."

Team Stats

Passing Yards230.3Tied-21st
Rushing Yards92.827th
Points For20.822nd
Points Against18.64th

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