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Broncos need special miracle to improve their “teams”

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There isn’t anything Denver’s “teams” do well. Or average. Or close to average. Hence why “special” is left off.

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You thought Joe DeCamillis and his special teams were bad.

Brock Olivo adjusts his back, stretches out, reaches over to DeCamillis and says, “Hold my beer.”

Lost in the awfulness that is Trevor Siemian, since the start of the Denver Broncos season, Olivo’s “teams” have been equally atrocious. I said in the five things we learned after the shutout loss to the Los Angeles Chargers that I refused to use “special” when talking about it because it has been far from it.

As Adam Malnati and I said on the latest MHR Radio Podcast, there isn’t anything Denver’s “teams” do well. Or average. Or close to average. The kicker has been one of the worst in the NFL. The punter has tried to top him. The coverage on kickoffs and punts has worked as well as a twin-sized sheet on a king bed. And the Broncos shouldn’t have returners for kickoffs or punts given they either fumble or run from six yards deep in the endzone. Put a guy back there in case the ball is short of the endzone and immediately have him run out of bounds or fair catch the punt.

For those looking for improvement from Denver’s “teams,” it will take a special miracle. It may flash glimpses now and then but this unit will continue to hurt the Broncos over the course of the season and make the prospects of success more difficult.

The offense and defense need to do their part to limit that damage, but it’s tough enough as it is. This only compounds the issues. My advice: Broncos Country should have an adult beverage whenever Olivo’s “teams” take the field to drown the coming anger.

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