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The Broncos should set their eyes on looking competent

The Denver Broncos still want to talk about playoff pushes when they should set their sights on something much closer: playing competent football consistently.

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While the official site for the Denver Broncos is still talking playoffs, I sure hope the coaches are keeping the talk in the meeting rooms only about the next game and how the players get better results on the field.

Sure, technically the Broncos are loosely in a position to make a run and turn this season around...but I find it a bit disingenuous for anyone talking about the Broncos to be reloading the hope cannon for yet another barrage.

We’ve had 5 years of that. It is always about how close the team is...and the best that’s gotten us for the past 3 years is 5 wins.

Yes, I think the Broncos can do better and eclipse that number...they might even look respectable and be somewhere near .500 by the end of the season.

But playoffs!? Are you kidding me!?

Sound off in the poll...are you like me rolling your eyes or do you believe in this Broncos team and want more of the hype train?

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What’s your initial reaction to talk about the Broncos still making the playoffs

This poll is closed

  • 84%
    Eyerolls and Jim Mora memes...we’re with you Sadaraine
    (320 votes)
  • 11%
    I’m still in wait and see may be a bit premature, but the potential is there
    (43 votes)
  • 4%
    AFC West champs until we ain’t! LET’S GO BRONCOS 4EVA!
    (16 votes)
379 votes total Vote Now