Broncos hire Mitch Tanney as director of football analytics

The Denver Broncos have hired Mitch Tanney as director of football analytics. It's a new position where he'll be responsible for analyzing data to support evaluations and situational decisions made by the scouting department and coaching staff. Tanney had a similar job with the Chicago Bears for the past two years. Before that, Tanney served as manager of football products and sports analytics for STATS LLC, a leading sports technology, data and content company. Working primarily with NFL and college football programs, he managed the company’s ICE platform, a system that aligns a team’s analytical data and player records to scouting video. A former quarterback at Monmouth College, Tanney was named the 2005 Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior in addition to finishing as runner-up for Division III National Player of the Year. From 2006-09, Tanney worked as an assistant coach at Monmouth while continuing his playing career in various professional football leagues (AFL, AF2, IFL, Swedish SuperSeries). Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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