There is one name on [Executive VP of Football Operations John] Elway's list that makes the most sense: Former Giants coach Jim Fassel.You have to wonder when Fassel, who guided the Giants to a Super Bowl in the 2000 season, will get another chance. If you look at what he accomplished as a head coach here in New York, he deserves another shot. This could be it.
Reached Saturday by the Daily News, Fassel preferred not to talk about any interest he might have in the Broncos job, but clearly this would be a great opportunity for him. And one he deserves.
Fassel, then a Stanford assistant, recruited Elway to Palo Alto and then was his position coach for four years. At Elway's first wedding, Fassel's son was a ring bearer and his daughter was a flower girl. Fassel was Elway's presenter when he was inducted into Stanford's Hall of Fame. After Dan Reeves was fired, Fassel was hired as the Broncos' offensive coordinator in 1993 and Elway put up numbers better than any of his first 10 seasons.
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