The Super Bowl MVP seems something of the NBA's Warriors in the Broncos' pass-rushing pair
Lynch thinks he still has a shot to start at some point during his rookie season
Peyton Manning's leadership is irreplaceable, according to Sylvester Williams
Oakland's young sack artist has high hopes for defense after major offseason upgrades
Give Wade Phillips credit for a great scheme, but it's the athleticism and smarts of the Broncos DBs and edge rushers that made Cam Newton look human.
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Since Peyton Manning arrived in Denver four years ago, the Broncos have consistently been a Super Bowl contender. But unlike Denver's Super Bowl run two years ago, which was mainly orchestrated by Manning and a juggernaut offense, the Broncos are the AFC champions largely due to a suffocating defense and roster built with balance.
We're living in a world where, three months into the season, the Panthers are the NFL's only unbeaten team.
Aqib Talib has a plan to stop Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, but it involves triple-teaming a player that has scored five touchdowns in five games against the Broncos.
A look back at some of the great defenses since 1980 in the NFL shows several common threads with all of them, and a closer look at Denver's current unit shows they're following that same path to success.

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