Football The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time  

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There have been many Denver Broncos coaches since the team got its start, but who is truly the best Denver Broncos coach of all time? Help us answer that question by upvoting your personal favorite Denver Broncos coaches, and downvoting any that you believe brought the team down.

Mike Shanahan is widely regarded as one of the Denver Broncos top coaches, winning two back-to-back Super Bowls in 1997 and 1998. Although the team had the legendary John Elway as their quarterback, Shanahan's coaching was still instrumental in the team's success.

Other coaches to take the Broncos to the Super Bowl include Dan Reeves, with three AFC Championships under his belt, and John Fox, who took the Broncos to the big game in 2013. Who is the greatest Denver Broncos coach of all time? Let us know by upvoting for your favorite head coaches below that you believe really made an impact on the franchise.

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Mike Shanahan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Mike Shanahan age 66 Michael Edward "Mike" Shanahan is an American football coach. He has been the head coach of the Los Angeles Raiders, Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins. He led the Broncos to ...more

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Dan Reeves is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Dan Reeves age 74 Daniel Edward "Dan" Reeves is a former American football player and head coach. He has participated in more Super Bowls as player and coach than anyone else. He played in two Super ...more

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Gary Kubiak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Gary Kubiak age 57 Gary Wayne Kubiak is an American football coach and former player. He is current head coach for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League, a position he has held since January 2015. He ...more

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Red Miller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Red Miller age 91 Robert "Red" Miller is a former professional football coach with the Denver Broncos.

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Wade Phillips is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Wade Phillips age 71 Harold Wade Phillips is the defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos. He is the former head coach of the National Football League's Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills, and Dallas Cowboys. He was ...more

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John Ralston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
John Ralston age 91 John R. Ralston is a former American football player, coach, and sports executive. He served as the head football coach at Utah State University, Stanford University, and San Jose State ...more

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John Fox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
John Fox age 63 John Fox is an American football coach, who currently is the head coach of the Chicago Bears. He has also coached the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. A former defensive back, Fox is ...more

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Lou Saban is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Lou Saban Died at 88 (1921-2009) Louis Henry Saban was an American football player and coach. He played for Indiana University in college and as a professional for the Cleveland Browns of the All-America Football Conference ...more

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Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Jerry Smith Died at 43 (1943-1986) Gerald "Jerry" Sanford Smith was a professional American football tight end for the National Football League's Washington Redskins from 1965–1977. By the time he retired he held the ...more

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Jack Faulkner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Jack Faulkner Died at 82 (1926-2008) Jack Faulkner was an American football coach and administrator who most prominently served as head coach of the American Football League's Denver Broncos from 1962 to 1964. He also has been an ...more

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Frank Filchock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Frank Filchock Died at 78 (1916-1994) Frank Joseph Filchock was an American and Canadian football tailback/quarterback and coach. As a consequence of a famous scandal regarding the 1946 NFL Championship Game, he was suspended by the ...more

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Mac Speedie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Mac Speedie Died at 73 (1920-1993) Mac Curtis Speedie was an American football end who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League for seven years, and later served for two ...more

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Eric Studesville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Eric Studesville age 51 Eric Studesville is the current running backs coach for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Studesville is best known as the former offensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills ...more

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Ray Malavasi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Ray Malavasi Died at 57 (1930-1987) Ray Malavasi was an football coach who served as head coach of two National Football League teams: the Denver Broncos and the Los Angeles Rams. A native of Passaic, New Jersey, Malavasi entered ...more

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Vance Joseph is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Vance Joseph age 46 Vance Joseph is a former American football cornerback who is currently the secondary coach of the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an ...more

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Josh McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Coaches of All Time
Josh McDaniels age 42 Josh McDaniels is an American football coach, currently serving as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the New England Patriots. He is in his second stint as offensive ...more