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Old 09-17-2013   #1
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Default We don't look as good as the Broncos

Why not?


They lost their center. Dressen's recovering from knee surgery. Tamme isn't 100%. They have no RB. Von Miller has been suspended for 6 games. Dumervil is in Baltimore. Champ Bailey is old.

I'm pretty sure there are other things that I forgot.

We've got the OL that we want (stretched for Newton).... we're starting our front 7 defensively from last year. We got Cush back, Jjo is healthy, we've got an upgrade at WR2. OD is healthy, Andre is healthy, Tate is healthy....

So what's up?
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You can't tell me that forehead is the new standard for handsome.
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There is always hope in the Ed Reed factor.
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This is ridiculous. I don't care whether Forehead looks better than Schaub.
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Default Re: We don't look as good as the Broncos

Ryan Clady could also be done for the season.

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Default Re: We don't look as good as the Broncos

It's probably something rather simple like: Manning>Schaub. Or it could be that the Titans & Chargers are actually going to be good this year, which doesn't seem like much of a stretch with the way they've played so far, and the Ravens & Giants aren't? The Ravens barely beat the Browns this week and the Giants are currently 0-2 with a ton of turnovers vs. Dallas.
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It's probably something rather simple like: Manning>Schaub. Or it could be that the Titans & Chargers are actually going to be good this year, which doesn't seem like much of a stretch with the way they've played so far, and the Ravens & Giants aren't? The Ravens barely beat the Browns this week and the Giants are currently 0-2 with a ton of turnovers vs. Dallas.
Or the Broncos have faced two mediocre defenses and we faced two that have improved quite a bit from last year. If the Broncos blow out the Chargers and Titans give me a call
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McNair's too cheap
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Why not?


They lost their center. Dressen's recovering from knee surgery. Tamme isn't 100%. They have no RB. Von Miller has been suspended for 6 games. Dumervil is in Baltimore. Champ Bailey is old.

I'm pretty sure there are other things that I forgot.

We've got the OL that we want (stretched for Newton).... we're starting our front 7 defensively from last year. We got Cush back, Jjo is healthy, we've got an upgrade at WR2. OD is healthy, Andre is healthy, Tate is healthy....

So what's up?
Well, their offense just got a scary addition in Welker, J. Thomas seems to be by far their best TE, Moreno finally starts to figure out what he has to do and guys like D. Thomas have another season under their belt.

Their D doesn`t look that good - it is their O that doesn`t stop and their D just doing their part. Give a guy like Manning so many weapons and still a good line and he will hurt you.

And us? We haven`t looked that bad - but we made way too many mistakes. If we can turn those off, and get a little more consistency with our line (I was complaining all offseason, that our O-Line is our biggest weakness) we will be hard to stop.

Oh and as good as Denver looks offensively, we did look defensively (if you cut out the first half against SD) - more 3 and outs then you can count and playmakers all over the field.
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It's Manning. Simple as that.
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We don't win championships in September, either.
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Yeah, we should just quit.


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Yeah, we should just quit.


Hold on..... it's an honest question. No one said anything about quitting.


I remember three weeks ago we were giddy that we got through TC & the preseason relatively injury free. & we mentioned the Broncos as one of those teams that weren't so lucky.

If we had the issues they had, we know (or at least I know) we wouldn't have looked as good as they do. We would use those issues to excuse the play we've seen... but we don't have those issues, so we're making other excuses.

The popular opinion on the AFC is that it's "Denver & everybody else."

It's not "Denver, then Houston, then everybody else...... " & it should be. Why not? What are we missing?

As fans... as analysts of our team? What are we not seeing? What is it that we are failing to accept?
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It's Manning. Simple as that.
This should end this thread.
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