Good morning, Broncos Country!
You could also use a “Groundhog Day” reference. Or for current times from the world of “Stranger Things,” we’re stuck in the Upside Down.
Whichever you choose, that’s the Denver Broncos.
On the MHR Radio Podcast (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify), Adam Malnati and I voiced the frustration of Broncos Country. Once again the Broncos defense is good and the offense is a can of burning trash. When you consider the strides the defense has made from the start of the season until now, it’s remarkable. When you factor in all of the injuries the Broncos have dealt with on the defensive side of the ball, especially in the secondary, it’s even more impressive. This defense is far from perfect, and I wouldn’t say it’s amongst the top in the NFL. But you can see what Vic Fangio and Ed Donatell want to mold this defense into. The next offseason and NFL Draft will assist in that taking shape.
The offense is where the frustration lies. There are a few pieces in place for Denver’s offense, but this is three years of the same garbage. And there is yet another starting quarterback. In rookie left guard Dalton Risner, Courtland Sutton and Phillip Lindsay, you have the start of a solid foundation. Hopefully we get the chance to see rookie quarterback Drew Lock when the calendar rolls to December. I have no idea what Lock will look or play like, but the Broncos need to at least get an idea of what they have.
There are far more questions than answers on offense in Denver.
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