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Where is the Broncos offense?

You can’t win if you don’t score.

Denver Broncos vs Miami Dolphins

If you can’t score, you can’t win.

In 2020, the Denver Broncos used 6 of their 10 draft picks on offense. On Sunday night, two of those picks accounted for all of 34-yards and 0 touchdowns.

This year, the Broncos have fallen short of 20-points in 7 of their 12 games.

To say the offense is underperforming is an understatement. What was billed in the offseason as a unit poised for explosive production has failed to produce anything but anguish for fans and frustration for the players.

There is no excuse for these 2020 Denver Broncos. Pat Shurmur’s lack of imagination and interest in catering the offense to the skillset of the players is what has doomed them in each of their miserable losses.

Blame the quarterback, the offensive line, or the lack of fans in the stands if it makes you feel better. The fact is that the Denver Broncos don’t score enough points to win on a weekly basis. Adjustments haven’t been made over the course of the season and what you see is what you get.

Vic Fangio needs to get a grip on the offensive side of the ball before Pat Shurmur chokes the life out of his tenure as head coach. With playoff hopes all but having bled to death for a 5th season in a row, fans are justifiably fed up with offensive ineptitude.

Whatever this is, it’s not working... and it’s not worth watching.

Horse Tracks

Chiefs vs. Broncos score: Travis Kelce goes off as Kansas City edges Denver on 'Sunday Night Football' - CBSSports.com
The Chiefs are now 11-1 on the year after sweeping their division rivals

Tyreek Hill makes a catch in the end zone so improbable the Chiefs fail to challenge before punting - CBSSports.com
Hill's score would have given the Chiefs the lead

Sunday Night Football: Chiefs clinch playoff berth with 22-16 victory over Broncos - ProFootballTalk

Broncos get the game they wanted, just not the win - Denver Broncos Blog- ESPN
The Broncos ran the ball well and forced the Chiefs into field goals instead of touchdowns, but still lost to their rivals for the 11th straight time.

Broncos' timeline of starting quarterbacks under GM John Elway isn't pretty | Sporting News
Denver has started a long list of quarterbacks since John Elway took over as general manager in 2011.

‘There are no feel-good losses’: Broncos close gap in 22-16 loss to Chiefs but refuse to accept moral victory
The Broncos stymied the Chiefs’ potent offense in the red zone, held a halftime lead and traded blows with Patrick Mahomes and Co.

Browns' statement win over Titans legitimizes team as postseason threat
The Cleveland Browns have shown promise since Baker Mayfield was drafted. But after beating the Tennessee Titans in convincing fashion Sunday, the Browns have finally established themselves as a legitimate postseason threat, Judy Battista writes.

Jared Goff responds to critics -- including his coach -- in Rams win
Following a turnover-plagued loss to the 49ers, Rams QB Jared Goff took some criticism from his own head coach. How would he respond? Well, in phenomenal fashion in a Rams victory over the Cardinals, Jim Trotter writes.

Jets, Raiders players question defensive call on Ruggs' game-winning TD
Henry Ruggs' game-winning touchdown catch caused a stir from Raiders and Jets players who were both in disbelief after a last-second play.

Chargers HC Anthony Lynn: 'I expect to be the coach of this team tomorrow'
Following a disastrous 45-0 loss to the New England Patriots, Los Angles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said he believes he'll still be coach when Monday comes.

Carson Wentz insists he has not lost confidence - ProFootballTalk

Gunner Olszewski scores twice as Patriots embarrass Chargers 45-0 - ProFootballTalk

Interim head coach Darrell Bevell revels in Detroit Lions' unlikely comeback vs. Chicago Bears
Darrell Bevell won his first game as the Lions' interim head coach in improbable fashion as Detroit came back from 10 points down with 4:33 remaining in Sunday's game.

Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll says Chris Carson 'not 100 percent,' still dealing with effects of foot injury
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said running back Chris Carson, who carried 13 times for 65 yards in Seattle's upset loss to the Giants on Sunday, is still dealing with effects of the foot injury that sidelined him for four games.

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers fastest to 400 career touchdown passes
With three touchdown passes Sunday against the Eagles, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers reached 400 for his career in his 193rd regular-season game -- 12 fewer games than Drew Brees, who was previously the fastest to that milestone.

New York Jets safety Marcus Maye calls out DC Gregg Williams for ill-fated blitz call
Jets safety Marcus Maye, a team captain, called out defensive coordinator Gregg Williams for calling a blitz ahead of the Raiders' game-winning touchdown.

Giants stun Seahawks on the road, remain atop NFC East with Colt McCoy and here's how they did it - CBSSports.com
All of a sudden, New York looks like the clear-cut favorite in the East

Bengals-Dolphins brawl: Three ejected, Miami players defend Brian Flores' involvement and more to know - CBSSports.com
The Bengals and Dolphins get into a huge brawl, with Flores defending his players

Focused Baker Mayfield downplays Browns' statement victory: 'We did not set out to be 9-3' - CBSSports.com
Mayfield showed on Sunday why this is a Browns team we should be taking more seriously

2020 NFL playoff races, standings: Vikings move into final playoff spot in NFC with win, Cardinals loss - CBSSports.com
Here's a look at the NFL standings as the Week 13 slate of games come into fruition

Eagles' Doug Pederson won't commit to Carson Wentz as starting quarterback in Week 14 vs. Saints - CBSSports.com
Wentz was benched in a Week 13 loss to the Packers in favor of Jalen Hurts