A number of former Denver Broncos might be concerned within the NFL’s convention championship video games on Sunday.
Within the AFC, the Cincinnati Bengals’ playoff recreation in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs may have a pair of ex-Broncos concerned. Bengals quarterback Brandon Allen will function Joe Burrow’s backup, and Brian Callahan will function Cincinnati’s offensive coordinator.
Allen performed in Denver in 2019, beginning three video games. Callahan started his teaching profession with the Broncos in 2010 and he later gained Tremendous Bowl 50 as an assistant coach in Denver.
Within the NFC, the Philadelphia Eagles’ recreation in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers can even characteristic a number of Broncos connections.
The Eagles have two ex-Denver gamers — security Anthony Harris and vast receiver Tyrie Cleveland — on their follow squad. Harris was elevated to the game-day roster for Sunday’s recreation.
The 49ers have backup quarterback Josh Johnson, who spent many of the 2022 season on the Broncos’ follow squad.
Moreover, San Francisco quarterbacks coach Brian Griese performed QB in Denver from 1998-2002. Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan was a ball boy for the Broncos when his dad, Mike, served as Denver’s coach. Gary Kubiak was additionally a part of that workers and Gary’s son, Klay Kubiak, is now an assistant QBs coach in San Francisco.
49ers operating again Christian McCaffrey is the son of former Broncos vast receiver Ed McCaffrey, and he grew up on Denver’s sidelines alongside Kyle Shanahan.
In the meantime, San Franciso defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans is a candidate for the Broncos’ head coach opening this offseason.