DENVER (KDVR) – The search for a new head coach for the Broncos is underway. The group announced sack Vic Fangio Sunday morning.
For many Broncos fans, the firing of Coach Fangio came as no surprise; For some, it is even a relief.
There are still plenty of questions about ownership of the starting midfield and coaching staff, but one big topic of conversation from the Broncos’ main office has been from a business perspective: How do they attract people fans continue to come to the game and reduce the amount of “no-impressions” at the game?
Broncos CEO Joe Ellis said the team has averaged 10,000 absences per game this season, commenting on its efforts to lure fans back into the stands. Ellis admits fans are frustrated.
“We’re not the only team to get through that, but as you’ve all seen—[and] I’ve seen – that stadium when there’s electricity and it’s packed. We had to figure out a way to start showing our fans that they were coming back [to] Watch these games and get energized and excited about them,” Ellis said.
The pandemic has played a part in the lack of attendees, but the announcement is one of the key, uplifting ones for some upset fans.
This is Kevin Hoag’s 22nd year as a season ticket holder. He’s only missed about three games since he landed the coveted spot.
“I think to get this team on the right track with the wins, the coaching, the possession… you’re going to see people, you know, or there. [or there will be] Hoag said. “I have five season tickets. So it was a big financial commitment on my part. But I love watching games and you know, all these years, especially the latter part of the season, you know, the matches make up a huge part of the whole experience. “
It’s a fan experience of togetherness that even a losing record can’t beat.
“It has been a few years since I have been able to feel proud to be a Broncos fan,” said Broncos fan Austin Hyatt. “Must continue to support. I guess I can’t just jump train. ”
Justin Hawman, another Broncos fan, said: “Fans are very disappointed but we will always do our best to help them. “We have too many Broncos things to throw them all away.”
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