Good morning, Broncos Country!
There are certain stats that have been thrown out ad nauseam this week.
Three in particular.
There’s no need to rehash them, but the details for one of them is so random. The three quarterbacks to lead the Denver Broncos to a win in Kansas City in December.
Two of them you expect, John Elway and Peyton Manning. The third? Kyle Orton.
As for Sunday’s game, this is the biggest game for the Broncos since Week 14 of the 2016 season against the Tennessee Titans. That’s the last Denver played a meaningful game this last in a season.
Are the Broncos ready for prime time against the Kansas City Chiefs?
If they play the way have two of the last three games, yes, no question.
The key is whether Teddy Bridgewater and Denver’s offense scores enough points to keep pace with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. The Broncos defense, especially the last few seasons under Vic Fangio, has done its job. Denver’s offense just hasn’t scored enough touchdowns.
For the Broncos to have a shot on Sunday night, the Broncos have to get in the endzone. On defense, follow the same game plan of the last few seasons.
The difference in the game could come down to special teams, and the Chiefs are miles ahead of Denver in that area.
This is the biggest game in Broncos Country in five years.
Given all of the craziness of this NFL season, perhaps Bridgewater can add his name to the list of Broncos QBs to win KC in December and make it even more random.
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