Teething problems or broken by design: What’s wrong with the Broncos' offense?
Is it a coaching issue? The quarterback? Both?
Are we confident that this Russell Wilson-Nathaniel Hackett marriage isn’t some kind of Nathan Fielder bit?
The plan: to hire a coach who cannot count; to trade a boatload of draft picks and players for an aging, “mobile” quarterback who looks increasingly immobile; to hand that quarterback a five-year, $245m contract with $165m guaranteed at signing; to hire a series of coordinators who’ve never coordinated units or called plays before; to sell one of the league’s most prestigious franchises to an owner who doesn’t know the name of the commissioner.
The pay-off, I guess: To tip the credit for the Seahawks almost-dynasty further towards Peter Carroll and the Legion of Boom.
So far, the scheme is working.
It’s been a rough start to life in Denver for Wilson. The Broncos' offense has been sluggish, the whole gameday operation poorly managed. Hearing Broncos fans counting down the game clock in order to give their quarterback a heads-up that a penalty was on its way was (hopefully) the nadi…
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