Von Miller after Fangio said in presser he can play better: ‘You can always play better. I like it. He’s a great coach. He’s a coach knows coaching.” #9sports Broncos’ Domata Peko on his new head coach Vic Fangio
Vic Fangio on working Elway on personnel: “We’re going to work together on all that stuff. I know that’s a stock answer … If there’s an argument, it’s John’s (say).” #9sports Von Miller sitting in the top row for Fangio’s press conference.#Broncos Fangio on being described as evil genius by Mack “I think he was alluding to how quickly he was able to learn our system. How easy it was it was to transition into our system. Conflicting words there, right, evil and genius. I think he meant it as a compliment.” #Denver7 Vic Fangio on @52Mack_ ‘s comment that he’s an “evil genius”: “I think, not to put words in his mouth, it was about how easy it was for him to transition to our system.”Fangio on Khalil Mack calling him an “evil genius.”
The reason? Fangio says: “How quickly he was able to learn our system, play immediately and effectively.”#Broncos Fangio on being more disciplined next season. “We had a lot of great statistical numbers last year. We were the second least penalized last year. There are ways to coach it.. If you play with good technique, you will avoid being televised too many times.” #Denver7 Vic Fangio seems to have zero politician in him. Yet, he’s confident. Smart. Not flustered. He’s smart the way he pauses a half second to consider the question, then gives thoughtful answer. #9sports Von Miller is attending press conference, heard with his own ears his new coach said he can be even better. Emmanuel Sanders, Domata Peko here, too. #9sports Vic Fangio on the long wait to become an NFL head coach
Fangio on calling defensive plays: “I think it’s important that I do it.”Vic says he’ll call defensive plays. “I think it’s important I do it. I look forward to it.” #Broncos Fangio on continuing to call the defensive plays: “They hired me because of my work on the defensive side of the ball. I’m going to give them my work on the defensive side of the ball. I believe for the most part I’m pretty good at it, so I’m going to do it.”#Broncos Fangio plans to call the defensive plays. “They hired me bc of my work on the defensive side of the ball. And I am going to give them my work on the defensive side of the ball. I believe, for the most part, I am pretty good at it. So I am going to do it.” #Denver7 Fangio explained “death by inches”: One guy is 30 seconds late to a metting. No big deal by itself. But let it slide, the next day, two guys are 30 seconds late or they’re late by 2 minutes. And on it goes. That’s death by inches. #9sports #Broncos Fangio “Here’s what death by inches mean. If a player walks in 30 seconds late, that act has no impact on whether win or lose that week. But if you let it a slide, it causes an avalanche of problems.” #Denver7 Fangio was asked about the success MLB teams have had when he’s been an NFL coach in their cities and if the @Rockies should be excited about their prospects.
“I’d be happy if I were them. … Things might be looking up for the Rockies.”#Broncos Fangio has brought baseball luck to every town he’s worked… Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, so “things might be looking up for the Rockies.” #Denver7 Strange fact: MLB teams have thrived in every city in which Fangio has recently coached.
“Things might be looking up for the Rockies,” he said.Vic Fangio has record of baseball teams flourishing when he’s in town as FB coach. Should Rockies be happy? “I would be if I were them.” #9sports #Broncos coach Vic Fangio on his best player and cornerstone: “I think Von Miller can play even BETTER than he’s pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fangio: “We have to evolve on defense to defend what the offenses are doing. So there has been evolution.
“The biggest evolution that’s happened is you don’t see fullbacks on the field much, which I’m not saying is right or wrong.”#Broncos Vic Fangio said looking forward to working with Von Miller and Bradley Chubb. Believes Von is a special player and can play even better than he has. #Denver7 Fangio said the pass rushers will get their positional coaching and “a little extra” from Fangio.Vic Fangio: “I think Von Miller can play even better than what he’s played in his career.” #9sports Fangio: “I think Von Miller can play even better than he’s played in his career.”Fangio on the Broncos’ defensive players: “Obviously, starting off, we have two good players on the outside. Von Miller can be one of the rare players in this league. … Bradley (Chubb) is a guy we had high grades on in Chicago.”#Broncos Fangio on his offensive philosophy #Denver7
“Fundamentals are what wins in this league … there will be no death by inches.”
“You need to have balance within your passing game and running game.”
“We have two good players on the outside (Miller & Chubb) … I look forward to working with both of them.”#Broncos19and0in2019 Fangio’s offensive plan: “We talked about an offensive philosophy and I believe in balance. … You need to have balance within your passing game and your running game. I know that from having to defend it.”Fangio: “It is my goal and purpose to make every individual player to improve and get better. … If we do that, we’ll be better.”
“We have to start from the ground up. We’re trying to get better every day.”#Broncos Fangio “Basically, I’ve never fit the profile of what certain teams were looking for. … Fortunately I matched the profile of what John (Elway) was looking for. It’s been a whirlwind with a happy ending.” #Denver7 Fangio on transitioning from the playoff loss with Chicago into the head-coaching interview with the Broncos: “I didn’t have to make a fancy presentation. I just took the stuff I use daily and yearly.”#Broncos Vic Fangio “We will cut no corners. There will be no death by inches.” #Denver7 Fangio On Kubiak: “None of assistant coaching positions have ironed out. Don’t want to comment. But Gary is a helluva coach.” #9sports Fangio: “We’re not going to cut any corners. I’m a fundamental coach. The game of the NFL, everybody thinks the game has changed … but fundamentals is still what wins games in this league. … There will be no death by inches.”Vic Fangio says no assistant coaching positions have not been finalized, but comments on Gary Kubiak.
“Gary is a helluva coach … if Gary is interested, then I’m interested.”Fangio: “If Gary (Kubiak) is interested, then I’m interested.”Vic on Kubiak: “None of the assistant coaching positions have been determined yet. Gary’s a helluva coach.”#Broncos Vic Fangio on Gary Kubiak’s role. “None of the assistant coaching positions have been determined yet. Gary is a hell of a coach. I have respected him for years. If Gary is interested, then I am interested.” #Denver7 Vic Fangio on Kubiak’s role: “None of the assistant coaching positions have been determined yet. Until things are ironclad I prefer not to comment on that.”Vic Fangio says his tie came from Bears’ George McCaskey. Always said Broncos and Bears had similar color scheme. #9sports https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dwknqq4V4AENpzR.jpgVic Fangio on his plan at QB: “Right now Case Keenum is our quarterback. I’ve had the good fortune of seeing him at the best in his career when he played at Minnesota, being in our division at the time. So I know what he’s capable of and we’re going to try to get that out of him”Vic Fangio: Right now Case Keenum is our quarterback. #9sports #Broncos Fangio “One, the tradition of this franchise… Right now Case Keenum is out quarterback. I have seen him at the best in his career in Minnesota last year.” #Denver7 First question for Vic Fangio: What was most inticing about his job?
“It’s hard to pick out one thing.” Mentions tradition of franchise and fan base.
His plan at QB?
“Right now, Case Keenum is our quarterback.” Remarks he saw him at best of career with Vikings.Fangio asked what enticed him about the Broncos job. Mentioned the tradition of the franchise and the fan base.Vic Fangio: “Good teams have good players. But great teams have great teammates, and we will be obsessed with building that here.”#Broncos Vic Fangio said he thinks of his late father everyday and that his 92-year-old mom is back in Pennsylvania, “and if it’s snowing she’s out there shoveling.” #Denver7 Vic Fangio said George McCaskey gave him the orange tie he’s wearing because McCaskey said Fangio couldn’t wear his gray sweats to the Broncos’ presser. 😂#Broncos Vic Fangio #Denver7 . Nailed it with orange tie
Vic Fangiuo said George McCaskey gave him the orange tie he’s wearing because McCaskey said Fangio couldn’t wear his gray sweats to the Broncos’ presser. 😂Todd Davis, as always, attentive during the coach’s meeting. #9sports https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DwknIsyUYAAfH3I.jpgVic Fangio: “I’ve been in the NFL since 1986 and I know that the Broncos — only one other franchise in this league has won more Super Bowls and been to more Super Bowls. I accept responsibility to lead us to some more.”WATCH LIVE: The Denver Broncos are introducing their new head coach, Vic Fangio bit.ly/2BJ6kXS https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dwkm3sbUwAAytVP.jpgJohn Elway on what impressed him about Vic Fangio
Elway was impressed by Fangio saying: “Death by inches.” #9sports Elway: “The one thing that stood out to me in his interview is he talked about ‘death by inches.’… He said, ‘I promise you we will not kill ourselves by inches.'”#Broncos Elway said Fangio talked about “Death by inches. You keep taking an inch. And when they add up, you are a losing program. Vic promised we won’t die a death by inches.” #Denver7 Elway stressed Fangio’s attention to details — accountability, technique, team discipline — and his background on the defensive side. “I’m thrilled that Vic is our next head coach. I believe he is exactly what we needed.”Elway: “The game in NFL changing. But still believe the game is about what Vic Fangio is all about. It starts from the ground up. … Blocking, tackling.” #9sports John Elway: “The game of the NFL is changing, but I believe the things that are still what football is all about is, to me, what Vic Fangio is all about.”
The Denver Broncos introduce Vic Fangio as their new head coach at noon Jan. 10 at the UCHealth Training Center.
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