Sean Payton’s first coaching staff with the Denver Broncos is official and nearly complete. Who is the most important hire on the staff? Is it offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, defensive coordinator Vance Joseph or someone else? What are the strengths of Payton’s staff and what are the areas of concern?
In a 24 hours span, Sean Payton’s staff in Denver went from barely known to the public to nearly complete.
But a few notable positions remained vacant.
Here is everything you need to know about where things stand with Payton’s coaching staff.
Sean Payton nearly completely filled out the Denver Broncos’ coaching staff on Thursday. Payton’s most notable hire was Vance Jospeh as the team’s defensive coordinator. He also added former New York Giants quarterback Davis Webb to be the Broncos’ quarterbacks coach and hired former Los Angeles Chargers’ offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi to the offensive staff. Did Payton put together a competitive staff for the Broncos to compete in the AFC West? Also, the guys dive into The Athletics piece on Russell Wilson.
Sean Payton has yet to hire an offensive coordinator for the Denver Broncos. Is there a chance he swoops in and hired the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy? What about former Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator Greg Roman? Or will Payton go with someone from the New Orleans Saints such as their quarterback coach Ronald Curry or offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael? Or could Payton turn to his former OC Joe Lombardi?
For six weeks, we wondered who the Broncos’ next head coach will be. The answer: Sean Payton. Now it’s time to wonder who Payton will hire to his staff. The Broncos have a chance to put together a superstar staff in Denver. Payton has the connections to bring in the best of the best, and the Broncos’ ownership group has…