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The Squeeze: Postseason awards and a relaxing bye week

Posted Jan 6, 2016

A concentrated look at recent juice on the Broncos.

Happy Wednesday, #BroncosCountry – 

We hope you’re enjoying your week so far. Here are a couple things to get caught up on, starting with our favorite dancer:

1. Phillips earns MMQB award

No surprise here, but Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips has earned The MMQB’s Assistant Coach of the Year Award.

The MMQB’s Awards are voted on by a variety of current and former NFL players, analytic folks, the site’s staff and even singer John Legend.

Phillips received 7 first-place votes for 91 points in a tight race with Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson’s six first-place votes (70 points) and Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula five (64 points).

Read the rest of the awards here.

2. Bye-week break continues

Some Broncos headed out of town or their three days of rest, but some also stayed in Denver to keep on working and enjoy the scenery:

Take a break? Nah we want this ring #DEFWU

A photo posted by D. Wolfe (@derekwolfe_95) on

3. In case you missed it …