Shanahan to get contract extension

Denver coach Mike Shanahan will get three more years on his contract and become the highest paid NFL coach, according to reports in today's Broncos news.

Broncos extend Shanahan's deal - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Monday, August 18, 2003 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Even without a playoff victory the past four seasons, Broncos coach Mike Shanahan has job security for the next six seasons. Months of talks between Shanahan and Broncos owner Pat Bowlen culminated this weekend in Illinois, where they completed a three-year contract extension that should dispel any ideas that Denver is about to fire its head coach.

Shanahan the best in Beuerlein's eyes - Denver Post - Adam Schefter
Monday, August 18, 2003 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It cannot be fact checked, not thoroughly. But it's possible that Broncos veteran quarterback Steve Beuerlein has played for more coaches who have won Super Bowls than any other player in NFL history.

Dalton looks set for 'Skins - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Monday, August 18, 2003 - Washington, the team most desperate for defensive tackles, looks like the most likely destination for Broncos defensive tackle Lional Dalton.

Broncos' finishing touches aren't soft - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
August 18, 2003 - Developing quality NFL players is always a primary preseason goal. But the Denver Broncos hope they've cultivated something else equally important with their two exhibition victories. A killer instinct.

After victory, Broncos get day off - Daily Camera - Ryan Thorburn
August 18, 2003 - Despite a sloppy preseason peformance Saturday night that included 10 penalties, two turnovers and a blocked field goal, the Denver Broncos took Sunday off. The players received the rare training camp rest day thanks to the only statistic that mattered in the second exhibition game against the Chicago Bears, a 15-10 edge on the scoreboard.

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