clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Will the Broncos prove they’re for real against Baltimore?

One thing we do know is that Broncos Country is going to be amped up to help the Broncos to get to 4-0.

Good morning, Broncos Country!

It’s no secret the last four seasons have been rough.

The Denver Broncos haven’t been good and, as a result, the excitement has been forced.

Now comes Sunday against Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. This anticipation is very real. Regardless of how the game unfolds, it’s great to have this feeling again. Yes, I know, the Broncos are more than this but when you haven’t experienced something in a while it’s nice to do so again. Actually looking forward to a game? What is this? What’s happening?

And the rest of Broncos Country probably feels the same way. In the winners/losers from the New York Jets game, I dropped the ball not mentioning the fans as a “winner.” Though as well as they brought the Rocky Mountain Thunder for the home opener, today that’ll get amped to 11. It’s going to be incredibly loud at Mile High today, which will make it a skosh more difficult for Jackson and the Ravens.

As for the game, I have a good feeling about how Denver will play but that means absolutely nothing. And I could be way off. If the Broncos come out on the losing end, the fact the excitement isn’t forced is a welcome sight.

Go Broncos.

Broncos Blast

I joined Klahr and Kompany on Saturday morning for my weekly Broncos Blast segment. This week, we talk about the first real test of the 2021 regular season and how Denver beats the Ravens.

Broncos News

The Broncos stare down their first real challenge of the 2021 season
The Broncos are +1-point underdogs to Lamar Jackson and Baltimore. Can Denver beat the Ravens to improve to 4-0 and have them crying "nevermore?"

Sacco Sez: Vic Fangio proving himself once again
Broncos Team Historian Jim Saccomano takes a look at the fast start Head Coach Vic Fangio has helped engineer in Denver.

Denver Broncos 5 keys to win against the Baltimore Ravens | 9news.com
Pen in Lamar Jackson, Brandon McManus matches Justin Tucker, if Risner and Glasgow don't play trust Quinn Meinerz and Muti, Von Miller says this is a playoff game.

Denver7 keys to Broncos beating Ravens, staying undefeated
Sunday provides a fascinating measuring stick, a playoff-type game in October, for the Broncos. Here are Troy Renck's Denver7 keys to the Broncos beating the Ravens.

Broncos' Tim Patrick has gone from 'unique upbringing' to undrafted to top-flight receiver - Denver Broncos- ESPN
Since Patrick came off injured reserve in Week 10 of the 2018 season he has 79 catches and eight touchdowns over 22 games.

NFL News

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: NFL Insider Jay Glazer on whether the Eagles are in the mix to acquire Texans star QB
NFL Insider Jay Glazer on whether the Philadelphia Eagles are in the mix to acquire Texans star QB DeShaun Watson

Washington defense is NFL's most disappointing unit; emerging stars at quarterback, wideout, cornerback
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the NFL's most disappointing unit in the first month of the 2021 season. Plus, emerging stars at quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback.

Three offensive strategies paying off early in 2021 NFL season; plus, my favorite Week 4 projections
How are offenses gaining an edge early in the 2021 NFL season? Which cornerback is showing signs of a breakout? Cynthia Frelund answers those questions and also supplies her favorite player projections for Week 4.

NFL rookie rankings 2021 - A surprise top-ranked first-year, a defense-dominated top 10 and just one QB on the list
Who are the top rookies through three weeks of the NFL season? Who is the top QB in the class so far? And who is flying under the radar in the early going?

Why are this year’s NFL rookie QBs struggling so much? - The Boston Globe
The five rookies that have started a game under center this season are a combined 1-11 — the sole win coming in an all-rookie matchup.