Denver Broncos: 3 Reasons Why the Broncos Can Win AFC West

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Second Year for Vance Joseph, Bill Musgrave

The Broncos will be¬†heading into this season with their head coach, Vance Joseph, having one season under his belt. There can be growing pains and chemistry issues in the first year for new head coaches. It’s not easy walking into a building as the new head coach of a team that won a Super Bowl just a couple of years prior. There’s also added pressure when you have a legend of the game in John Elway breathing down your neck to get the job done. Joseph should be more comfortable performing his job this season.

Bill Musgrave enters his sophomore season as well as the offensive coordinator. Musgrave has always left his mark on the offenses he’s been a part of. Most recently, he was the offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders in 2015-2016. Before he joined the Raiders, they were dead last in the NFL in total offense (282.2 YPG) and 31st in scoring offense (15.9 PPG). In his time there, Musgrave turned the Raiders offense around, making them a top seven team in both categories (373.3 YPG, 26 PPG) in 2016. His last offensive coordinator job before the Raiders¬†was the Minnesota Vikings where Adrian Peterson won MVP in 2012.

Both coaches had another off-season to adjust and build chemistry together as coaches. They also had more time to spend with the team and putting together a roster that better suits what they want. There’s no doubt that the whole front office and coaches here the chirping about how they have no chance of winning division. I believe they can use that as motivation the players.

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