Broncos hire Bill Kollar as defensive line coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Bill Kollar, who has 26 years of experience coaching defensive lines in the NFL, is the Denver Broncos' new D-line coach.

Kollar spent the last six seasons in Houston, five of them under new Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak. With the Texans, he worked with stars J.J. Watt and Mario Williams.

He's also served as defensive line coach for Buffalo (2007-08), St. Louis (2001-05) and Atlanta (1990-2000).

Kollar spent eight seasons in the NFL with the Buccaneers and Bengals, who drafted him in the first round out of Montana State in 1974.

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