Like many of his peers, Vic Fangio is struggling in his first season as an NFL head coach. However, the Denver Broncos’ 3-6 record may not be as concerning as the way things have been going for the team off the field.
Fangio has struggled to connect with Broncos players and members of his coaching staff in his first season in charge of the team, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports. While Denver’s defense has played well under the former defensive coordinator, La Canfora says there has been “plenty of internal strife” with the organization this year, particularly on the offensive side of the ball.
Fangio has reportedly butted heads with some of his offensive assistants, and those rifts are said to be part of the reason veteran wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders wanted a trade. One source told La Canfora that Fangio has a “negative reaction to almost every offensive play call” during games and makes his opinion clear through his headset. Here’s more: