Good morning, Broncos Country!
This isn’t breaking news, but every team has a weakness.
Some have multiple weaknesses.
The great teams find ways to make up for those issues, regardless of what they are or how major. So when Benjamin Allbright asked me recently what the Denver Broncos biggest issue is, I didn’t go with the offensive line, namely the tackle position, or the depth in the secondary. The biggest issue for the 2020 Broncos is learning how to win close games again.
There’s no doubt excitement and hope in Broncos Country is back; especially on offense with Drew Lock and his assortment of toys. Yes, there are questions at both tackle positions and depth at secondary. Some still view interior linebacker as an issue.
But as Adam Malnati and I talked about on the MHR Radio Podcast, the great teams find ways to mask them.
Can the Broncos take the next step by winning the close games they lost in 2019 (four of them)?
Can they take the next step by winning a game or two they aren’t expected to win?
Can Denver finally beat the Kansas City Chiefs, for the first time since Week Two of the 2015 regular season?
If the Broncos can overcome the weakness of winning close games, it will ease the strain on the other problem areas. It will also make Denver a playoff team.
The Match Odds: Peyton Manning Likely Bet For CO Bettors -
The Match is set for May 24 in Florida. Peyton Manning & Tiger Woods are currently favored over Tom Brady & Phil Mickelson.
‘I’m incredibly proud of her’: How Andrew Beck’s fiancée, Hope, has been on frontline in fight against COVID-19
“I’m incredibly proud of her and very grateful for her and people like her, health-care workers in general that are on the front lines dealing with everything that we’re going through,” Beck said.
Broncos to begin reopening process for UCHealth Training Center, Empower Field at Mile High
Broncos President/CEO Joe Ellis sent a memo to Broncos employees on Saturday with details about the organization’s plans to safely reopen their facilities.
Sacco Sez: ‘Monday Night Football’ tables have turned for Broncos
At one point, Denver’s affinity with
Denver Broncos positional outlook: Safties | 9news.com
9NEWS Broncos insider Mike Klis breaks down the safety position the team faces going into the upcoming season.
Courtland Sutton says Drew Lock ‘brings so much promise to season’
The Broncos were not bereft of talent on offense. Wide receiver Courtland Sutton emerged as the team’s most valuable weapon last season. He should be even better this year with better players around him.
How Broncos backs Melvin Gordon and Phillip Lindsay could fit together - Denver Broncos- ESPN
With new offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur in Denver, much is unknown about how the Broncos will distribute carries in a crowded running back room.
What if Cam Newton and the Panthers won Super Bowl 50? - SBNation.com
The NFL would look very, very different.
TV pioneer Phyllis George, co-host of The NFL Today, dies at 70
Phyllis George, who became the first female sportscaster to work at a major TV network when she was hired at CBS in 1974, has died at the age of 70. She was the co-host of The NFL Today from 1975 to 1984.
DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar turn themselves in after partygoers robbed - CNN
DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar, both NFL players, turn themselves in to authorities in Florida in an armed robbery case involving several partygoers.
Redskins receiver Cody Latimer arrested for assault, illegal discharge of a firearm
Washington Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer was arrested early Saturday morning after shots were reportedly fired inside a Douglas County, Colorado, apartment, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.
NFL: ‘The Mountain’ has accomplished it all ... is NFL next?
“Game of Thrones” actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, “The Mountain,” is staying in shape with boxing ... could the NFL be on the horizon?
What six NFL organizations need for a successful 2020 season
Dan Hanzus takes a look at six pivotal situations surrounding players, coaches and teams in the NFL and break downs how those situations could ultimately decide the fate of those involved in 2020.
On the Rooney Rule, NFL considers swapping punishment for reward - ProFootballTalk
When it comes to compliance with the Rooney Rule, the NFL has all but ruled out using a stick. So it may try a carrot instead.
Saints’ Sean Payton says NFL wasn’t ready for pass interference replay reviews
Saints coach Sean Payton told Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan on Thursday that it became clear last season the NFL wasn’t prepared to enforce the pass interference replay review “the correct way.”