A team that hires O’Connell wouldn’t just be getting a promising young coach. They’d be getting a slice of Sean McVay’s process-based philosophy — which has proven to yield results wherever it is implemented.
Andrew Mason has covered the NFL for 22 seasons and the Broncos for 17. Over the years, he has contributed Broncos content to CBS Sports, The Sporting News, The New York Times and the Broncos' official website. He also worked three seasons with NFL.com and two years with the Carolina Panthers' official site. He is the author of "Tales from the Denver Broncos Sideline" and he lives in Denver with his wife and daughter.