Broncos will interview Dennison and Jags’ Koetter

According to the DP, the Broncos have requested the Texans' permission to interview Houston's OC and longtime Denver player and coach Rick Dennison for their open head coaching position. Dennison played for the Broncos from 1982-1990 and was an assistant coach for the team from 1995 to 2009.

UPDATE 6:17PM ET - John Elway has announced via Twitter that the Broncos have received permission to speak with Jaguars OC Dirk Koetter about their head job. The 51-year old Koetter has been with Jacksonville since the 2007 season following head coaching stints at Boise State (1998-2000) and Arizona State (2001-2006). More on Koetter after the break...

Meanwhile, Jim Harbaugh has reportedly agreed to a 5-year deal with the 49ers worth $25 million in total.

Dirk Koetter Links:

  • profile
  • Arizona State biography
  • Dec. 10 article on Koetter's sticking up for Jags QB David Garrard
  • Koetter's last ASU recruits are now seniors; they spoke to the AZ Republic about their former coach.

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