Originally Posted by Drek
he's taken Joe Ellis out of real football decisions, he brought in and empowered Elway, and he demanded an experienced HC who is comfortable letting his coordinators coordinate. The end results have been very enjoyable to date, but are only happening because Bowlen didn't do what 80% of this site does when talking McDaniels - discount everything and want it all burned to the ground. Instead a much more objective eye was taken across the board and what worked was left in place while what didn't was removed.
I can't overstate how much this organization has improved once Xanders was out of a job and Ellis had no input on football decisions. Their bean counting ways and number crunching was hindering the football operations department, greatly.