Good Morning, Broncos Country!
Only a handful of days separate us from the opening of the 2015 NFL regular season when the Broncos are set to square off against the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday. How exciting is it for real football to finally be back?
It will be a tough game for each team, who each have daunting schedules that will be challenging for them this year. Baltimore starts five of their first seven games on the road, so it is imperative that they come away with a win this weekend, but the odds aren't in their favor as Denver is 15-1 at home the past two seasons. The path to the playoffs is similar for Denver, who has five of their first eight games on the road before finishing the season stretch with a favorable home coddled schedule in November and December.
Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh recognizes this task and recently stated, "Denver is a very difficult place to play. It's a huge stadium. It's right on top of you. It's very loud. Obviously, they have a really good football team, which is the most important part of home-field advantage." Harbaugh went on to add "But we've beaten them. We're very confident and we believe we can win anywhere. That's going to be our mindset."
And the mindset of the Broncos will be much similar. Head Coach Gary Kubiak will be very familiar of what his former team is capable of and will undoubtedly have a few 'inside looks' as to what the Ravens may do this weekend. The same goes for the Ravens, who will have a thorough knowledge of Kubiak and his offensive prowess after practicing against his play calls on a regular basis. It makes for an intriguing match-up, one that will certainly be among the best games on slate the entire weekend.
2015 Denver Broncos football is right around the corner — who is ready? Go Broncos!
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