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Run game paves the way to success for Broncos

Even with the injuries along the offensive line and Pat Shurmur expected to miss the game, running the ball is key for the Broncos against Philadelphia.

Good morning, Broncos Country!

The recipe for success is there for the Denver Broncos.

Even with the injuries along the offensive line and now offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur expected to miss the game due to COVID-19 protocols, not much should change for the Broncos today against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Run the football.

Run it as Denver did in the beat down of the Dallas Cowboys. Granted, that 190 yards of rushing and over 40 minutes in time of possession shouldn’t be expected, but do what works. Obviously there are wrinkles Mike Shula and the rest of the offensive staff should make, but don’t overthink this.

The running game sets up Teddy Bridgewater and the passing the game. When Javonte “Pookie” Williams, Melvin Gordon and the offensive line dominate, Teddy 2 Gloves is a better quarterback. The offense is better.

The big factor that needs to carry over to today’s game is winning the turnover battle. Denver can’t give the ball away and the defense needs to force some takeaways.

The recipe is there for the Broncos to have success. Follow it and perhaps throw in a few new ingredients and they’ll enter the bye week on a three-game winning streak.

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I joined Klahr and Kompany on Saturday morning for my weekly Broncos Blast segment. This week, we preview the Eagles game and what Denver can carry over from the win over the Cowboys.

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