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Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

Posted on: October 9, 2008 1:14 pm
 

  The Denver Broncos will play host to the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday. The Broncos are coming off a smash mouth win against the Bucs, The Jags are coming off a tough loss to the Steelers. One might say the Jaguars have had the Broncos number over the years. No Broncos fan can forget the Jaguars stunning 30-27 upset of the 1996 13-3 Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium. Many people believe the Broncos would have won 3 straight Super Bowls if it were not for that unfortunate loss to a up and coming 9-7 expansion team. Revenge however, was served the following year.

The Jags have won 3 out of 5 of the last meetings, including a dominating win at Invesco last year. They manhandled the Broncos on offense and were the first team to really expose the poor defense of last year's Broncos. The loss to Jacksonville last year was really the start of the wheels falling off for the 07' Broncos. The 2007 Jaguars did turn out to be the real deal though, mounting an impressive playoff run.

This year's Jaguars are not looking like that team. The Jags are off to a dissapointing 2-3 start. David Garrard has not looked like the same quarterback he was in 07'. He has only thrown for 3 touchdowns and has already been picked off 4 times, this guy is struggling. As we all know though, the Broncos have a habit of making average or struggling QB's look like pro bowler's some times. Let's hope that doesn't happen Sunday. The Jags are ranked 26th on offense and 21st on defense. All signs point toward a Broncos win.

The Broncos will come to this game a little banged up. TE Tony Sheffler and starting RB Selvin Young will not play due to groin injuries. Rookie WR Eddie Royal has a sprained ankle but it's looking like he's going to go. If not Darrel Jackson might be ready to fill in. Sheffler's injury is looking pretty serious and I don't think he will be back before the bye week. The Broncos are certainly lacking explosivness from the running game lately and I think Michael Pittman is going to start and get a majority of the carries along with Andre Hall. Good news is it's looking like rookie RB Ryan Torain will start practicing next week and could be ready by the Patriots game but most likely after the bye week. The Broncos are definetly going to be looking for him to add some power and speed to the run game.

This could be a another low scoring smash mouth game but I think the Broncos are going to open it a little more on offense. I think Brandon Marshall is going to have a huge game. The defense has a chance to get some turnovers this weeks against Garrard and his struggling offense. If they can avoid the letup game game they will be in good position heading in to a Monday Night matchup against the Patriots, whom the Broncos have absolutley owned over the last five years. Broncos 27 Jaguars 16.

Comments

Since: Aug 2, 2008
Posted on: November 6, 2008 6:41 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

This is embarrasing! We started the season off so good and now we SUCK!!!! We lost to KC and that tore us apart.




Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: October 26, 2008 9:51 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

I've never been so embaressed to say my team are the Broncos.Even with the Superbowl losses weve had,In the past the last two years have been the worst. If things don't change soon. We can prettywell say our season is over,and a change in coaching will need to happen.



Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: October 26, 2008 9:43 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

I have to agree with the way they played against New England. I've been a Broncos fan for as long as I can remember. But



Since: Nov 20, 2007
Posted on: October 13, 2008 11:12 am
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

Again? When have you ever hurt my feelings. I believe I was right last week and you were wrong, remember the mighty Buccaneers? Are you still a hapless Bills Fan? Oops sorry to hurt your feelings that was a low blow.




Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: October 12, 2008 7:57 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

Well...............................

..I was right and you were wrong.  Sorry to hurt your feeling again. 




Since: Nov 20, 2007
Posted on: October 9, 2008 3:56 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

Oh here we go again. Bitter Bills/Bronco hater guy has to chime in. This guy actually has nothing better to do than search Bronco blogs looking to bash them as if they some how have any revelance to his doomed and cursed Bills. Are the Broncos in the same division as the Bills or something? Is there some bitter rivalry between these teams that I'm not aware of? No, I didn't think so either. I think somebody's upset that his team got hammered and now they most likely are going have to reley on hapless J.P. Lossman. Yikes!! I wouldn't know what to do either if i was you other than to try and concentrate on anything other than having to face that scary scenario. Nowhere in your bitter one sided so called analysis of the game did you resemble anything that could be considered rational thought. The 2-3 struggling Jaguars are going to come to Invesco and hammer the 4-1 Broncos that have the longest current home winning streak in the league. Never do you mention that the Broncos have the #2 offense in the league going up against the 21st ranked Jagaur defense. Oh yea the Jags sure have a potent offense (26th in the league). Does the name Norwood send you to the corner in the fetal position crying like a schoolgirl? Do you wake up in the middle of the night screaming "WIDE RIGHT WIDE RIGHT" in a cold sweat?



Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: October 9, 2008 2:12 pm
 

Week 6 Denver Broncos preview

Blah, blah, blah blah blah blah...... Denver does not have a good team.  They have a good QB.  A great receiver and a couple good receivers.  We all know that Denver can throw the ball around, and they will.  The Broncos have a horrible defense.  This game will be completely dependant on the Jacksonville offense.  The Jags have seemingly lost their entire starting offensive line since week 1.  Garrard has made the adjustment to less passing time over the last 2 games and has not thrown an interception since week 3.  The game will come down to the running game.  If the makeshift offensive line of the Jags can get some holes opened, which is certainly possible against the Broncos, then they will try to control the clock with the run and keep Denver's offense on the sidelines.  One team hasn't been able to run the ball and the other hasn't been able to stop the run.  Something's got to give, and the Broncos defense seems to do a good job of that.  Jags over Denver 27-17. 


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