The 2009 Denver Broncos season was their 40th season in the NFL and 50th season overall. The Broncos matched their 8–8 regular season record from 2008, but did not make the playoffs. The Broncos welcomed many new defensive players signed during free agency, including veteran Eagles safety Brian Dawkins. This was their first season without head coach Mike Shanahan since 1995, as he was fired on December 30, 2008. On January 12, 2009, Denver hired former New England Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new head coach. At the time of his hiring, McDaniels was the youngest head coach in any of the four major North American professional sports and the fifth-youngest NFL head coach ever, though less than a week later the Tampa Bay Buccaneers named the even-younger Raheem Morri

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  • The 2009 Denver Broncos season was their 40th season in the NFL and 50th season overall. The Broncos matched their 8–8 regular season record from 2008, but did not make the playoffs. The Broncos welcomed many new defensive players signed during free agency, including veteran Eagles safety Brian Dawkins. This was their first season without head coach Mike Shanahan since 1995, as he was fired on December 30, 2008. On January 12, 2009, Denver hired former New England Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new head coach. At the time of his hiring, McDaniels was the youngest head coach in any of the four major North American professional sports and the fifth-youngest NFL head coach ever, though less than a week later the Tampa Bay Buccaneers named the even-younger Raheem Morris as their head coach. According to the 2012 Football Outsiders Almanac, the 2009 Broncos had the second-largest improvement in defensive efficiency from the previous season. (en)
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  • * 24 Champ Bailey CB * 36 Josh Barrett SS * 30 David Bruton SS * 25 Tony Carter CB * 20 Brian Dawkins FS * 39 Vernon Fox FS * 21 André Goodman CB * 23 Renaldo Hill SS * 26 Ty Law CB * 33 Alphonso Smith CB
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  • *Defensive Coordinator – Mike Nolan *Defensive Line – Wayne Nunnely *Linebackers – Don Martindale *Assistant Linebackers – Roman Phifer *Secondary – Ed Donatell *Defensive Assistant – Jay Rodgers
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  • * 75 Chris Baker NT * 91 Ronald Fields NT * 99 Vonnie Holliday DE * 98 Ryan McBean DE * 90 Kenny Peterson DE * 97 Le Kevin Smith DE * 79 Marcus Thomas NT
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  • *Chairman/President/CEO – Pat Bowlen *General Manager – Brian Xanders *Director of Football Administration – Mike Bluem *Director of College Scouting – Matt Russell *Assistant Director of College Scouting – Lenny McGill *Director of Pro Personnel – Keith Kidd
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  • *Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Mike McCoy *Running Backs – Bobby Turner *Wide Receivers – Adam Gase *Tight Ends – Clancy Barone *Offensive Line – Rick Dennison *Offensive Assistant – Ben McDaniels
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  • * 78 Ryan Clady T * 77 Brandon Gorin T * 50 Ben Hamilton G * 73 Chris Kuper G * 70 Seth Olsen G * 76 Tyler Polumbus T * 62 Casey Wiegmann C
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  • * 35 Lance Ball RB * 67 D'Anthony Batiste OT * 85 Marquez Branson TE * 61 Mitch Erickson G * 52 Braxton Kelley ILB * 40 Rashod Moulton CB * 93 Everette Pedescleaux DE 7px * 96 Carlton Powell NT
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  • Giants
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  • * 28 Correll Buckhalter KR * 22 Peyton Hillis FB/RB * 32 LaMont Jordan * 46 Spencer Larsen FB * 27 Knowshon Moreno
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  • Broncos seasons
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  • * 17 Mitch Berger P * 4 Britton Colquitt P * 66 Lonie Paxton LS * 5 Matt Prater K
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  • *Special Teams Coordinator – Mike Priefer *Special Teams Assistant – Keith Burns
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  • *Strength and Conditioning – Rich Tuten *Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Greg Saporta
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  • Week Fifteen: Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Twelve: New York Giants at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Eight: Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens – Game summary
  • Week Nine: Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Seventeen: Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Fourteen: Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
  • Week Ten: Denver Broncos at Washington Redskins – Game summary
  • Week Six: Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
  • Week One: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
  • Week Three: Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
  • Week Eleven: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Two: Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos – Game summary
  • Week Sixteen: Denver Broncos at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
  • Week Thirteen: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
  • Week Four: Dallas Cowboys at Denver Broncos – Game summary
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  • Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf
  • Jim Nantz and Phil Simms
  • Gus Johnson and Steve Tasker
  • Bill Macatee and Steve Beuerlein
  • Bob Papa and Matt Millen
  • Dick Enberg and Dan Fouts
  • Gus Johnson and Dan Fouts
  • Ian Eagle and Rich Gannon
  • Joe Buck , Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver
  • Mike Tirico , Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden , and Suzy Kolber
  • Mike Tirico , Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden , and Michele Tafoya
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  • The 2009 Denver Broncos season was their 40th season in the NFL and 50th season overall. The Broncos matched their 8–8 regular season record from 2008, but did not make the playoffs. The Broncos welcomed many new defensive players signed during free agency, including veteran Eagles safety Brian Dawkins. This was their first season without head coach Mike Shanahan since 1995, as he was fired on December 30, 2008. On January 12, 2009, Denver hired former New England Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new head coach. At the time of his hiring, McDaniels was the youngest head coach in any of the four major North American professional sports and the fifth-youngest NFL head coach ever, though less than a week later the Tampa Bay Buccaneers named the even-younger Raheem Morri (en)
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