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Broncoholic's Monday Hangover Report

Posted on: October 13, 2008 5:04 pm
 

We all know the story. The Broncos beat themselves with uncostly offensive turnovers and the defense couldn't make a stop when it had to. Pass interference call or not, the defense simply failed to execute . Who's to blame? Is it Bob Slowik for continually switching the defensive scheme from a 4-3 to a 3-4 back to a 4-3? Maybe. Is it the fact that the Broncos give up a league leading 72% completion percetage? Uh-huh. How about those safeties? Are Marlon McCree and Marquand Manual effective? These are all questions that I'm asking myself. Oh and throw in a question regarding Dre Bly's cover skills. If you ask me, it's all of the above. Panic button is in the "ON" position.

As for the offense, the turnovers were all due to ball control and fundamentals. They need to go back to the basics and practive tucking the ball high and tight. Treat it like your girl, hold her close and don't let go. Or whatever will get these guys to protect the rock.

Also, am I the only one who thinks Jay Cutler is telegraphing his passes to Brandon Marshall? Again, he missed the TE (in this case Daniel Graham) who was wide open down the seam in the 3rd quarter. He needs to focus on looking off the safeties and corners before he commits to a WR.

3 Things I like: Nate Webster's nasty hit on Fred Taylor, Michael Pittman's rushing performance, and Glenn Martinez' punt return abilities.

-   ALL Day 

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Since: Aug 24, 2008
Posted on: October 14, 2008 9:31 pm
 

Broncoholic's Monday Hangover Report

ALL Day.  I was wondering why my panic button wasn't on.  I thought I had turned it on in Week 2.  Turns out the light had been on so long it had burned out!  Sorry, my attempt at a little humor again.  Agree same issues, Defense, turnovers, and telegraphing.  I'm actually surprised Culter was able to get the TD to Graham now that was telegraphed.  Let's face it, after Stokley went out where else was he going to go.  I actually think Cutler started this a while ago it just wasn't apparent.  Holy cow, Fred got "jacked up" wow that was a hit that sent him to the bench.  Pittman's play was outstanding the one bright spot in the Week 6 performance.

On a side note, I'm putting together a blog on the AFC West where I intend to post the best of the AFC West's performances.  I would like to reference your blog to lead others seeking additional information on the Broncos to you.  The purpose of my blog is not to yap at each other but to recognize the good play in our division and to compare/contrast the rest of the conference.  If you are game, let me know if not that's cool too. - Boozers 



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