John Fox reaches agreement to become Denver Broncos' head coach
Let's let John Elway, vice-president of football operations for the Denver Broncos, deliver the news:
I am excited to announce that John Fox has agreed to terms to become the 14th head coach in Denver Broncos history.
Thanks, John. I'll take it from here.
Elway added, via Twitter: "Coach Fox is a great fit for us not only with his coaching ability but also his personality. He is a dynamic and proven leader who will energize our entire organization. John has coached great defenses, turned teams around and been to Super Bowls."
Fox, in a statement tweeted by the team, said: "I am very thankful to Pat Bowlen and John Elway for giving me the opportunity to coach a football team with such a proud tradition. The Broncos have a culture of winning, and I am excited to continue that legacy."
Fired at the end of the season by the Panthers, Fox is 73-71 and took Carolina to the Super Bowl in 2003. Stranded by weather earlier this week, Fox finally made it to Denver on Wednesday for an interview. interview.
Welcome to Denver Coach Fox! Can't wait to get to work with you!!! About Coach Fox RT @johnelway: He is a dynamic and proven leader...
| January 13, 2011; 3:52 PM ET
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