Broncos fire offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello after one season

Posted at 2:11 PM, Jan 12, 2020

DENVER — According to Tom Pelissero from the NFL network, the Denver Broncos have fired offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello after one season.

Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio released the following statement on the firing.

“After a lot of consideration and discussion after the season, I determined that a change at offensive coordinator ultimately would be best for our team,” Fangio said in a statement. “We need to do everything we can to get better—in all areas—as we start working toward next year.

“Rich is a bright coach with a great future ahead of him. I appreciate all of his hard work and thank him for his contributions to the Broncos.”

Scangarello came to the Mile High city in 2019 after being the San Francisco quarterbacks coach from 2017-2018.

The Broncos were only NFL team to finish in bottom 5 in all 4 key offensive metrics: Points, yards, third down percentage and red zone percentage.

Per Mike Klis, from the NBC affiliate in Denver (KUSA), Fangio is targeting former Giants head coach Pat Shurmur as the Broncos next offensive coordinator.