November 12, 2007
A Step In the Right Direction
Well we won, and looked fairly decent doing it. I am just glad that the defense played the way it was meant to. Dre Bly
finally came up with a big turnover after two horrible performances against Green Bay and Detroit. His pick really turned the game around for Denver and was the spark for the 14-0 run Denver went on at the beginning of the second half. Though the Broncos looked good in the second half, they were pathetic in the first half. What happened to the team that would score on their first drive and then pound the opposition with the run game. Luckily we were able to take a quick second half lead and pound the Chiefs with our run game. This game puts us only one game behind the Chargers who barely beat a Colts team that was trying to lose. http://www.nfl.com/standings
Next week the Broncos face a tough Tennesse team fresh off a loss. This game is key to the Broncos getting back to .500 and maybe taking the division lead if the Chargers lose to the Jags. Anyhow I feel Denver has a favorable match-up this week against the Titans. Our pass rush is notoriously weak, but that wont matter against Vince Young. As long as the front 7 shutdown the run the cornerbacks will have no problem forcing interceptions against Vince Young. The offense will undoubtly struggle, but with a wuick score they should be able to play pound the ball. This will leave the defense fresh, and the Titans scrambling. Oh yeah that was our first victory by more than 3 points.
Posted by jrmason at 09:44 AM
November 05, 2007
What A Game
I dont know where to begin. That loss to the Lions was humiliating. What happened to the good old days when Denver ran the ball down opponent's throats. Anyhow I learned alot about the Broncos, first and foremost, Patrick Ramsey sucks, I really felt that when he came in down 16-0 we still had a chance for victory, but he proved me wrong. I mean come on he had 2 turnovers resulting in 14 Detroit points. Not to say the rest of the team played well, but when the quarterback is responcible for more points for the opposing team than your own, that should send up a red flag. Really all I'm saying is that the score was not reflective of the true Broncos. Cutler left the game in the second quarter with the score 13-0, and the defense forced Detroit into a 3 and out in their opening possesion of the second half. If Cutler had been healthy this probaly would have been the start of an excellent come back, but he couldnt play. Hopefully Cutler and the other injured Broncos will be available for next weeks game against Kansas City. http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=09000d5d803de5fd&template=without-video&confirm=true
The game against Kansas City next week is a big game for the Broncos. Somehow after losing 5 of the last 6 the Broncos are still only one game behind the division leadin Chiefs and Chargers. With a win over the Chiefs and a Charger loss Denver would take the division lead at 4-5, but thats a tall order. To beat Kansas City in Kansas City is going to be tough, but is necasary to preserving the season. To do so the Broncos will need to come out early and establish the run, with either Henry or Young. This will help whichever quarteback starts. The offense also needs to capitalize in the redzone, which will greatly help the defense. Out league worse run defense faces a strong run game in Larry Johnson, so it could get ugly. But luckily the Chief's passing game is lackluster, allowing the Broncos to stackan 8 man box to help prevent the run. By no means should this be an easy game, but the Broncos can pull off a victory even if Cutler doesnt start.
Posted by jrmason at 10:14 AM
October 30, 2007
Abismal Monday Night
The Broncos lost last night and it was ugly. They had every opportunity to win and just let it slip through their hands. Watching that game made me realize that Cutler is still a long way away from being a good quarterback. He makes bad decisions, like running on 3rd and 1, makes costly turnovers, like a fumble at the goalline, but having said this he didnt throw a pick and preformed fairly well. I'll let that game go down as inexperienced youth, and a bad performance by Bly. I look forward to next week to see if the Bly can improve his perfomance when he faces off against his former team the Detroit Lions. The Broncos should have no problems beating the Lions, but substandard play on the defense could result in huge gains for the explosive Detroit offense. The secondary of Denver should look fairly good, because the D-line should be able to pressure Kitna all day. Either way it should be a good game with Denver winning on a last second Elam Field Goal.
October 02, 2007
This is my opening blog on the Denver Broncos. Hopefully if you are reading this than you are a fan and as such, good for you. As of right now the Broncos are a miserable 2-2 but we have looked good, except against the Colts. If we keep running the ball we should be fine, but our defense definitely needs to step it up. I feel that the Broncos are definitely one of the top teams in the nfl, but they are not playing like it. It seems that the top experts share my opinions because they rank the Broncos as 10 out of 32 teams. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/powerranking?week=5&season=2007 To improve our rating the Broncos need to up their defensive play. They need to apply more pressure on the quarterback, which should help an already strong secondary. Besides overall defensive play the Broncos must also get the ball into the endzone. The offense as zero trouble moving the ball but come time to score they stall. I dont know how to fix this but most likely it will solve it self as Jake gets more experience.
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Posted by jrmason at 09:04 PM