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Report: NFL Head Coach "Expected" To Be Fired

The NFL logo in the middle of Metlife Stadium.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08: A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

A second-year NFL head coach might not make it to the end of his contract. According to a new report from Pro Football Talk, the Denver Broncos are expected to move on from head coach Vance Joseph at the end of the season.

The report suggests general manager John Elway wanted to fire Joseph after his first season with the Broncos after he led the team to a 5-11 record. Elway reportedly wanted to hire former Denver Broncos Super Bowl-winning head coach Mike Shanahan to replace Joseph.

However, Joseph returned for another season, but the Broncos are just 6-8 on the year and are facing back-to-back losing seasons for the first time since 1971-72.

Here's more from PFT:

Unless Elway changes his mind (which is always possible), coach Vance Joseph’s tenure as the head coach is expected to end after only two years, per a league source.

Joseph is 11-19 in his two seasons as the team's head coach and might not make it into his third year.

Denver faces off against the Oakland Raiders on Monday night at 8:15 p.m. ET.

[Pro Football Talk]