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Horse Tracks: Back to work for Broncos

Let’s see what we have here.

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Welcome to week 10 in the NFL! Sure, the formality of the Monday Night Football tilt still needs to be adjudicated, but for Broncos Country the bye week is officially over. I mean, who really cares about a Jets-Chargers matchup, anyways?

The 2023 season has been one of disappointment and surprise. I don’t think any of us will forget losing by 50 and allowing 70 against the Miami Dolphins. It’s that kind of well-earned generational defeat that will haunt the Broncos for years to come. On the positive tip, the Broncos closed out the first half of their season with back-to-back wins, snapping Kansas City’s beloved win streak.

It’s Jekyll and Hyde at Mile High.

With the bye over, which Broncos team will show up for the rest of the season? Can they propel themselves into a victory over the Bills using that Chiefs win as a springboard? With great defense and a commitment to the running game, who knows what could be possible.

The remaining schedule isn’t as daunting as it appeared even just a few weeks ago. If the Broncos put their heads down, do their work, and play what is emerging to be Denver Broncos ball, they could certainly make some noise to finish the season.

Could this be a playoff team? Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. If Denver focuses on maintaining the standards set in the game against Kansas City, I don’t doubt that it could happen. It certainly could be a fun road finding out. There’s still a lot of football left to be played. Go Broncos.


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