As the Denver Broncos season kicks off, this game to me looks like a microcosm of what most of us think about what the Broncos need to be in 2021: a defensive juggernaut.
The New York Giants offensive line in 2021 was one of the worst in the league which is just what the doctor ordered for a refreshed and revamped Broncos defense. With Von Miller and Bradley Chubb bringing the heat alongside what looks on paper like a top 5 NFL secondary, we should see Daniel Jones having plenty of opportunities to make bad plays that lead to turnovers.
The Broncos offense will be the focus of many in Broncos Country (especially those still thinking Drew Lock should be starting), but it shouldn’t be. The offense needs to be methodical, sure, and include a lot of runs as the Broncos lean on their defense to win the game in a hostile environment at MetLife stadium.
Is the Broncos offense a sleeping giant? Are we overrating Chubb and Miller? How much of a liability will the ILBs be? Chime in in the comments with your thoughts on this first game of the season.
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