Former Giants HC Shurmur Becomes OC in Denver

Recently fired New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur didn’t take long to find new work, landing as the offensive coordinator with the Denver Broncos under Vic Fangio.

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OFFICIAL: We’ve named Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator. ???? ” https://t.co/gkjkl0bhHw

While people remember the Giants 9-23 record under Shurmur, he is highly regarded as a coordinator and gives the Broncos a coach that they can pair with second-round draft pick Drew Lock as he develops.

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Over the last 2 years, only 5 teams had more 20+yard plays (4.5 per game) than the Giants with Shurmur leading their offense. He has been part of offenses that ranked among the NFL’s top-10 in explosive plays 11 times, including 7 consecutive years on Andy Reid’s staff w/Eagles. https://t.co/xgWGiI8BtH

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Proven results. ????

The Broncos went 7-9 and finished tied for second in the AFC West this season.