Broncos fire offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur

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In addition to firing head coach Vic Fangio, the Denver Broncos have also fired offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, KUSA-TV’s Mike Klis reported Sunday morning.

Denver hired Shurmur in 2019 after his unsuccessful tenure as the New York Giants’ head coach from 2018-2019. Shurmur had plenty of experiences as an offensive coordinator when he joined the Broncos, but it did not translate to success.

Denver’s offense scored 20.2 points per game last year, the fifth-lowest average in the NFL. The team made no progress in that department this season, averaging just 19.7 points per game.

Broncos general manager George Paton will be responsible for hiring the team’s next head coach, and that new coach will likely have a large role in picking the team’s next offensive coordinator.

Before Shurmur, Denver went through four offensive coordinators in four seasons: Rick Dennison (2016), Mike McCoy (2017), Bill Musgrave (2018) and Rich Scangarello (2019). The Broncos will now aim to get the next hire right to have some stability at the position.

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