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Denver’s quick starts vs Houston’s slow(er) starts, who flexes first?

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Broncos Country Tonight went behind enemy lines to find out why the Texans start slow and what to look for.

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By now we know the Denver Broncos get off to quick starts.

The problem is the Broncos haven’t been able to maintain that and carry it over for a full game. Sunday’s opponent is the complete opposite. The Houston Texans start slow but finish strong. When you’re looking for a way Denver could get the win, that’s one area it could happen; especially if Drew Lock and the Broncos get off to a strong start by scoring touchdowns and get Houston back on its heels, and then maintain it. Andrew Mason had a great Twitter thread on the stats behind Denver’s fast starts and what happens after the first quarter.

On Friday’s Broncos Country Tonight, Ryan Edwards and Benjamin Allbright went behind enemy lines to talk about the Texans’ slow starts and why it happens with The Athletic’s Aaron Reiss. They also dived into the game and what fans should look for.

Bonus listen

MHR’s Jeff Essary joined the guys to give them the pulse of the fans as the Drew Train pulls into Houston.