The primary two video games of the Nathaniel Hackett expertise in Denver haven’t been overly spectacular. A minimum of not from a game-management viewpoint.
The workforce is a minimum of making an attempt one thing to assist him out with that by hiring Jerry Rosburg as a senior assistant.
His job might be to sit down within the press field and be an additional set of eyes and ears for Hackett to assist him with in-game selections.
Hackett, at the moment in his first yr as an NFL head coach, has gave the impression to be in approach over his head by means of the primary two video games of the season based mostly on a few of his selections.
In Week 1, Hackett and the Broncos have been harshly criticized for permitting the clock to run down late within the fourth quarter and try a 64-yard area purpose as a substitute of permitting Russell Wilson try and convert a 4th-and-5 state of affairs. The kick badly missed, and the Broncos misplaced on the street.
In Week 2, the Broncos have been getting humiliated by their very own dwelling followers after they began counting down the play clock to assist them keep away from delay-of-game penalties.
Rosburg was beforehand an assistant coach (particular groups and related head coach) with the Baltimore Ravens between the 2008 and 2018 seasons.
If nothing else, it’s a minimum of one other coach on the workers with some NFL expertise to assist supply a unique perspective. The Broncos would possibly want it.
Denver is 1-1 on the season after beating the Houston Texans, 16-9, in Week 2 and might be dwelling on Sunday night time to face Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers. Expectations are excessive in Denver this season, not solely due to the brand new teaching workers, but in addition the offseason addition of Wilson in a commerce with the Seahawks.