Broncos have agreements with 3 new assistants
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By ARNIE STAPLETON
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The Denver Broncos have reached agreements with three new assistants, including former New York Giants offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan to serve as their new quarterbacks coach.
Broncos offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave held that role until he was promoted when Mike McCoy was fired midseason. Coach Vance Joseph took the "interim" tag off Musgrave following Denver's 5-11 season.
Klint Kubiak, who had served as the Broncos' interim QBs coach, is expected to remain on the staff in another capacity.
The Broncos also have an agreement with former Bears running backs coach Curtis Modkins to coach their running backs, a position that had been held by Eric Studesville since 2010.
Also this week, the Broncos replaced offensive line coach Jeff Davidson with former UTEP head coach Sean Kugler.
The three new coaches will be in place before the Broncos' staff coaches at the Senior Bowl later this month, where they'll get a close look at several draft prospects, including Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.
Joseph fired six assistants earlier this week and is still searching for a wide receivers coach to replace Tyke Tolbert and a special teams coordinator to replace Brock Olivo.
Notes: Von Miller was named the NFLPA's Week 17 Community MVP for donating more than 2,000 pairs of eyeglasses frames to kids in need through the Anchor Center for Blind Children in Denver as part of Von's Vision. In 2017, Miller provided free eye care to 3,279 Denver students, bringing the total to more than 5,000 kids he's helped since founding Von's Vision five years ago.
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Updated January 5, 2018