By Jon Heath
The Denver Broncos were the top choice for cornerback Bryce Callahan during NFL free agency. That’s no surprise because Broncos coach Vic Fangio and defensive coordinator Ed Donatell coached Callahan during his time with the Chicago Bears.
His familiarity with Denver’s coaching staff should make moving to a new team a smooth transition for Callahan.
“There were a couple of teams involved in the second wave of free agency,” Callahan said during a conference call with reporters Saturday. “The Broncos were always my top pick because of Fangio and Ed. I felt comfortable in this system. I’ve been playing with them for a couple of years.
“I feel like I won’t have to be learning a whole new system. I can just get in and go. That’s kind of why I chose here. Denver is a nice place. I had some friends play for the Broncos and they had nothing but good things to say. It wasn’t really a hard decision.”
Callahan, 27, said it’s easy to be successful in Fangio’s defense.
“Coach Vic just knows how to call the right plays. I don’t know what it is, he has us in the right position. He really makes it easy for the...