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Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

Posted on: September 17, 2008 1:19 pm
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  Sure. The Denver Broncos were the beneficiaries of a botched call by the official at a crucial time of game against the San Diego Chargers. Did the Chargers get jammed? Sure they did. That does not change the fact that the Broncos are now 2-0, with both victories coming within the division. Lucky or not, they are in a great position early in the season. San Diego, the early division favorite is now 0-2, with a division loss to their only competition. The Broncos were not expected to be in this position this early in the season. They are also going to benefit from a very favorable schedule.

As for last week and the call in question that was definitley a fumble, one could argue that the Chargers did have two more chances to win the game. All they had to do was stop the Broncos from scoring twice in a row. If you can't stop a team throwing the ball two times in a row and successfully completing the pass in the endzone, you probably don't deserve to win the football game. At that point of the game the Chargers still controlled their own destiny.

The decision to go for two was a great call. With the combination of kicker with no experience and the fact the defense was getting blasted in the second half, made the choice an easier one. If you think about it he had a 50/50 chace of getting the ball in the overtime. If Denver did not win the coin toss the odds of them stopping the Chargers at that point were slim to none. With the offense on cruise control all game and Culer and his wideouts looking like pro bowlers, I think the decision was a lot easier then people made it out to be. A brilliant call nontheless. But what if they had failed the two point conversion? Yikes, let's not go there.

I don't think anybody including me ( a brutal homer ) saw this coming from the Broncos this year. Their offense is extremely explosive. I saw interesting fact that they are on pace to break the Patriots record for most points scored in a season. They are putting up some huge numbers. Brandon Marshall is emerging as one of the BEST wide recievers in the league, 18 receptions in one game, thats just plain stupid. The rookie Eddie Royal looks like a polished veteran out there. Questions remain on defense as usual but the Broncos are emerging as a break out team this year.

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Since: Jul 19, 2007
Posted on: September 26, 2008 10:28 am
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

Can some one tell me whats goin on with Bly and Paymah?



Since: Jun 9, 2008
Posted on: September 25, 2008 11:58 pm
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

I just want to say I saw this coming this year. If you dont think I m teeling the truth just look at some of my past  replys on threads.  I saw them going 13-3 this season. Most you think I m still crazy for saying this,but I see it happening still. Just look at their season they have some easy teams the rest of the seaon.   I do wish that their defence was better. I didnt see that coming into the season.   Jay Cutler,Brandon Marshall I saw them having a good season. O and Eddie Royal I knew that he was going to be a awesome rookie.




Since: Nov 20, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2008 5:30 pm
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

Defense is huge problem. Mainly in the pass dept. I think Dre Bly is the big problem. He gets burned on a daily basis. Also, what in the world is Karl Payma doing out there? He is awful. They have to address the pass defense somehow.



Since: Jan 20, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2008 1:50 pm
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

Offense is on a roll, Defense is in the tank. Can anyone explain why we can all of sudden guard against the run, but not the pass? It should be the other way around! What's wrong with Champ this season? He's given up a lot of big passes.




Since: Aug 2, 2008
Posted on: September 20, 2008 11:07 am
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

its about time denver started winning. cutler is looking good this season but we did start of  2-0 last year too....



Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: September 17, 2008 1:58 pm
 

Denver Broncos on a roll, who saw this coming?

Good start... There are a few people going for the Broncos gig, so I'll be keeping my eye out for your next entry.

Thanks,

- Joe


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