Broncos Hire Head Coach's Younger Brother

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Josh McDaniels has continued filling out his first coaching staff with the Denver Broncos, hiring Don Martindale as linebackers coach and younger brother Ben as an offensive assistant.

The 45-year-old Martindale spent the last five seasons as coaching the linebackers for the Oakland Raiders.

The 28-year-old Ben McDaniels was the quarterbacks coach at Massillon Jackson High School in Ohio. He served as a graduate assistant under Glen Mason at Minnesota from 2004-05 and was quarterbacks coach at Canton McKinley High School in Canton, ohio, from 2006-07.

Jay Rodgers was also hired as an offensive assistant. He enters his first NFL season after spending nine years at the college level. He was Iowa State's receivers coach the last two years.

(Copyright 2009 By The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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