John Davis

John Davis is a host on 104.3 The Fan and a writer for DenverFan.com

The Broncos gaffes of 2022 have nothing on the Josh McDaniels era

As embarrassing as some of Nathaniel Hackett's miscues have been this season, the Josh McDaniels era was filled with even worse moments
4 months ago

Sunday night is a tipping point for Nathaniel Hackett in Denver

A win over the 49ers would erase a lot of the early doubts, but a loss to Kyle Shanahan could doom the Broncos head coach forever
4 months ago

Nathaniel Hackett failed Russell Wilson in the Broncos opening fiasco

In a game that meant everything to the quarterback, Denver's head coach made a horrendous decision and took the game out of his hands
4 months ago

No matter what happens in Week 1, don’t overreact in Broncos Country

History shows that a win in the opener doesn't always lead to season-long success, while a loss doesn't necessarily derail a campaign
5 months ago

Whatever happens in Week 1, the Broncos have beaten the Seahawks

With a contract extension signed that will keep Russell Wilson in Denver for at least seven years, Seattle is the loser in the big picture
5 months ago

History shows that preseason has mattered for the Broncos

While the wins and losses might not count, there have been hints about what was to come that were provided in previous exhibition games
5 months ago

A dominant practice shows that Hackett’s message is getting through

The Broncos took it to the Cowboys on Thursday, showing that the positivity and energy of Denver's head coach is making an impact
6 months ago

The Broncos should sign Odell Beckham Jr. to replace Tim Patrick

Rather than hoping someone on the current roster steps up, Denver needs to hit the free-agent market and bring in a proven wide receiver
6 months ago

Melvin Gordon will still play a pivotal role for the Broncos this season

As Javonte Williams emerges as the likely starter in the backfield, a much-maligned veteran will still be an important part of Denver's offense
6 months ago

Neither Bradley Chubb or Jerry Jeudy should be labeled a “bust”

The edge rusher and wide receiver have been disappointing at time during their Broncos careers, but both former first-round picks can play
6 months ago

Broncos Country needs to start being nice to Drew Lock

Now that the QB is in Seattle, it's time to stop piling on; instead, fans should remember the glimmer of hope he provided in dark years
7 months ago

Other Denver teams need to adopt the Avalanche’s playoff mindset

While winning the Cup, the Avs had to exorcise demons and face down a great team, showing a toughness the Broncos and Nuggets lack
7 months ago

Joe Sakic is one win away from surpassing John Elway’s achievements

Both won two titles as players, but if the Avs are able to close out the Stanley Cup Final, Sakic will leapfrog Elway in terms of front office work
7 months ago

Russell Wilson makes the silly field day debate a completely moot point

With all of the extra work that the Broncos new quarterback is putting in with his teammates, the impact of skipping one practice is minuscule
7 months ago

The idea of going back to the old Broncos uniforms is a misguided one

The Broncos have enjoyed their biggest successes in the current uniforms, making a nostalgia-driven change a silly and pointless idea
8 months ago

The Avalanche have a chance to avoid their own “Rahim Moore Game”

If Colorado can win tonight, or even close out the Blues in seven games, their Game 5 meltdown won't go down in Colorado sports infamy
8 months ago

There’s no reason to worry about Nathaniel Hackett’s personality

On the heels of Vic Fangio, arguably the least-successful Broncos head coach in the last 20 years, the new leader is a breath of fresh air
8 months ago

Nikola Jokic has done his part, now it’s on the Nuggets to do theirs

The history of Colorado sports shows that one great player can't win a titl on his own, with Denver's back-to-back MVP the latest example
9 months ago

The ability to bounce back from setbacks will define the Avalanche

Previous teams to win championships in Colorado all had to learn hard lessons along the way; can this year's Avalanche add to the list?
9 months ago

Even without a first-round pick, Broncos draft can have a big impact

In previous years when they didn't make a selection in round one, Denver has still been able to land players who make a huge impact
9 months ago

The Broncos need to add edge rusher Melvin Ingram to the mix

Given the history of Bradley Chubb and Randy Gregory not being on the field for 17 games, Denver's needs to bring in an insurance policy
10 months ago

As Shanahan showed in 1995, a head coach’s first season can be bumpy

There's a very real possibility that it takes Nathaniel Hackett a season to get his feet wet, but that won't mean that better days aren't ahead in Denver
10 months ago

Broncos history shows the importance of a dynamic duo at safety

The high points of Super Bowl wins, as well as the most-heartbreaking moment in team history, show why Denver needs to bring back Kareem Jackson
10 months ago

Russell Wilson will thrive in Denver, fueled by an obsession with winning

In the last three weeks Russell Wilson has devoted himself to returning the Broncos to contender status, and it’s only March
10 months ago