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The Denver Broncos' defense has been stellar throughout the season, but what their corners have been able to do against opposing offenses has been nothing short of amazing.

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Good morning, Broncos Country.

Are you ready for some football?  I certainly am and I hope today's Horse Tracks offering gets you even more excited for the Denver Broncos match-up against the Oakland Raiders this afternoon.

Sam Cowhick of Mile High Sports recently wrote an article that discusses how amazing the Broncos cornerbacks have been all season long. If you want to get pumped up before today's gridiron battle, it is a must read for you this Sunday morning.

Without giving up too much of the goods Cowhick provided in his article, just realize how fortunate we are as fans to have such an incredible corps of corners on our squad.  Dare I say that the trio of corners (Aqib Talib, Chris Harris Jr. and Bradley Roby) leading their No Fly Zone are the best the Broncos have ever had in franchise history?

Here are some eye-popping statements from Cowhick's article that you might not be aware of:

Denver's corners haven't allowed a quarterback to throw for over 300 yards on them yet this year.  Furthermore, no quarterback has obtained a QBR over 100 against the Broncos to date. As a unit, the corners of the No Fly Zone have only allowed two 100-yard receivers and and given up just one touchdown to a wide receiver this season.

Want the rest of the scoop? Don't forget to head on over to Mile High Sports and read the article in full.  It is fantastic and has more statistics and a handful of great quotes from coaches and players discussing the prowess of the teams corners.

As always, thanks for reading and enjoy the game this afternoon.  Go Broncos!

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