In this chapter, DMac reflects back on the litany of mistakes thay led up to the 2018 NFL Draft, and the decisions on draft day that have had a lingering effect on the team's success ever since.
In this chapter, DMac explains why today's NFL demands teams to put a first-round emphasis on quarterbacks, and argues that bucking that trend because of outdated, historical outliers is idiotic.
DMac explains how the Kansas City Chiefs perfected the use of the Glennon-Trubisky Doctrine. He stresses how important it is for teams to have the foresight to establish a "quarterback budget" and the willingness use that budget to improve the position room whenever necessary.
DMac details one of the cornerstones of his quarterback philosophy: The Glennon-Trubisky Doctrine, which draws its roots from the bold decision made by the Chicago Bears during the first round of the 2017 draft.
DMac tries to keep his cool while discussing the 2018 draft, which was widely considered the most quarterback-heavy draft class since John Elway's 1983 class. He points to all of the missteps that ultimately led to the Broncos passing on Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen to select B... (05:36)
DMac discusses how puzzling, in highsight, the decision to draft Brock Osweiler was and highlights how the Broncos set themselves up for years of middling performances by failing to prepare for life after Peyton Manning.
DMac recalls the wild ride Broncos fans were taken on after the team drafted Tim Tebow. Through all of the highs and lows, DMac maintains that Tebow was a fascinating story, and his rise and fall in the NFL highlights where teams often fall short in trying to build around their y... (18:27)
DMac recalls his arrival in Denver, which aligned with John Elway's retirement, and lays out how the philosophical approach to drafting quarterbacks has changed dramatically over the years. He explains how addition of the fifth-year option and slotted salaries made it illogical f... (05:53)
DMac sets the stage for readers and dedicates the book to one very special Broncos quarterback. Mike Evans delivers the foreword before DMac turns back time to dive into his days in Buffalo where he was introduced to Jim Kelly, who he considered the ideal franchise quarterback, b... (15:42)