McCoy, Del Rio may possibly advantage from Broncos' good results



The more the Denver Broncos win, the better the possibility they get rid of
- coordinators, that is.

Defensive boss Jack Del Rio and his offensive counterpart, Mike
McCoy, figure to be sizzling commodities for any head coaching vacancies
when the season finally winds down. That is merely the cost of

''You like to see individuals get opportunities and have those
alternatives,'' said coach John Fox, whose Broncos (11-3) will host
Cleveland (five-9) on Sunday. ''I'm sure it will be no different this

Shedding a defensive coordinator has almost turn into a rite of
passage for cornerback Champ Bailey One particular 12 months with the Pro Bowler
and they are out the door.

That's been the situation the final six seasons and there is a
likelihood it could take place once more right after this year, especially with
the way Del Rio has the defense humming along.

Definitely, orchestrating 1 of the leading defenses in the league will
garner Del Rio some consideration for an additional head coaching

Bailey understands, however. He would never stand in the way of
an upgrade, even if it meant finding out an additional new program from however
one more coordinator.

''It (stinks) not to have a man coming back that you've completed
good things with, but any time a guy gets a promotion, you have got
to applaud that,'' Bailey mentioned. ''I'd be pleased for him. It would
(stink) for us, due to the fact we'd have to start all over once again, but it
is what it is.

''Everybody wants a promotion.''

McCoy virtually had 1 a year in the past, getting not only kudos for
the task he did with overhauling the offense to fit Tim Tebow's
unorthodox design, but strong consideration as a head coach. He was
in the running for the Miami Dolphins work prior to it went to Joe

This season, he's assisted in resurrecting the occupation of Peyton
Manning, who's thrown for the fourth-most yards passing (4,016) in
a season for the Broncos and has an outside possibility to break Jay
Cutler's franchise mark (4,526) set in 2008.

Not poor taking into consideration Manning was coming off neck surgical procedure and few
figured he would have this bountiful of season.

So dominant has the offense been in the course of the Broncos' nine-game
win streak that they're beating teams by an common of twelve.7

Even a lot more, they've also averaged 29 factors a game this season,
an output that could draw teams in need to have of a head coach towards

Despite the fact that, he swiftly deflected the interest.

''Good players make good coaches,'' McCoy stated. ''My wife and I
and the youngsters, we completely really like Denver. We'll see what transpires. If
it truly is meant to be, it is meant to be. If not, hey, we can remain right here
for a long time.

''We have a whole lot of football left this yr to go. We'll see what
takes place down the street.''

McCoy has surely earned the respect of Manning, who also
credits quarterbacks coach Adam Gase with his stellar functionality
this season.

''I'm grateful for their aid and assistance,'' Manning mentioned.

A defensive coordinator moving on after a season in this city
has practically turn into expected Von Miller Jersey. Following last season, Dennis Allen bolted
to get above in Oakland.

Other coordinators who have filled the spot in excess of the final couple of
many years include Larry Coyer (2006), Jim Bates (2007), Bob Slowik
(2008), Mike Nolan (2009) and Don Martindale (2010).

That has Bailey wondering - kiddingly, of program - if he's undertaking
some thing to drive them off?

''I know I am up there,'' Bailey stated of the place he would rank
amid gamers who've had the most coordinators by means of a job.
''I've got to be up there. I don't know how a lot of I have had - 12, 13,
no matter what. It is nothing new to me.''

Del Rio has a rather very good issue going in Denver with two of the
elite pass rushers in the game in Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil, a
talented linebacker collection and a secondary led by Bailey.
That is a quite formidable ensemble in which to build a dominating

He's truly in no rush to go anywhere just however.

''When you happen to be a younger guy and you have not been there, the
urgency and want to get that possibility is this kind of that you'd get
just about any occupation provided to you,'' stated Del Rio, who was in charge
in Jacksonville for 9 seasons. ''I never feel that way now. If
there's some thing that fits and the right situation comes along, so
be it. But in the meantime, I am all in, a hundred % as a lieutenant
on this personnel. I'm someone that John Fox, John Elway ... and the
players can count on Broncos Super Bowl XLVIII Jersey. I'm one hundred percent invested in helping them be
their very best.''

Any opportunity Baily would consider getting a player-coach, should Del
Rio ever move on?

That way, Bailey could assure a degree of continuity for years to

''Ahh, no,'' Bailey mentioned, smiling.

NOTES: Broncos OL Chris Kuper missed practice Friday with a
balky left ankle and migraine signs and symptoms. He is doubtful for the game
towards the Browns. ... FB Chris Gronkowski (hamstring) was constrained
at practice. There are nine other players on the damage report
listed as probable. ''Right now, we're reasonably healthier
contemplating we're second-to-the-last normal season game and which is
all great,'' Fox stated.


AP National Author Eddie Pells contributed to this report.


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