stories out there
telling us with virtual certainty that Jay Cutler is done in Denver and is about to be traded.
Obviously this has been an ongoing saga--it dates back to when new hire Josh McDaniels wanted to bring in Matt Cassel to replace Cutler about a month ago; But man, you just have to wonder what these guys are thinking--first, the Broncos fire Mike Shanahan. Whe Broncos' downfall last year was the defense, so you'd think they'd bring in a coach who knows defense. Instead, they replace the legendary Shanahan with a 32 year who's been "calling plays" (and by that I mean doing whatever Belichick tells him) on offense for the Pats for two years.
Obviously the Broncos were very impressed with the track record of other Belichick assistants as head coaches (Crennel, Weis, Mangini). And I guess they probably thought that McDaniels was really the right guy to fix the defense. Feeling stupid yet?
So instead of fixing the defense, they allow this guy to alienate their 25 year old franchise QB shortly upon taking the job. Yeah, Broncos, Cutler was the problem for you last year. Good thinking. Applause. Then they wait for a while. Then they announce they'll trade him--except by now it is clear that they won't get anything remotely resembling fair value for the guy, and will not be able to pick up a decent replacement QB for him. If you're in the situation where you're ''hoping'' Mark Sanchez will be your quarterback, you know you're in dire straits.
This is just one of the most inane (or maybe insane) offseason sequences that I've seen in professional sports... Ouch...
...and stupid in this case are the Denver Broncos front office, and their new Head Coach, Josh McDaniels.
So there are