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Broncos playoffs hopes still alive, here’s who to root for in today’s game

While the Broncos are still in the hunt, it would be nice to get some help (if Denver wins today, of course).

Good morning, Broncos Country!

The Denver Broncos loss to the Houston Texans wasn’t great.

But not season-ending or doom-and-gloom-inducing.

The Broncos are still very much in the hunt for the AFC playoffs. And Denver already got help in Week 14 with the New England Patriots beating the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Of course, the Broncos need to take care of business and win today. It won’t be easy against Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers. But if Denver doesn’t win, that makes getting into the playoffs that much tougher.

Since the Broncos are still in the hunt at 6-6, here’s who Broncos Country should root for in today’s games.

The most unlikely is the New York Jets over the Houston Texans. But who knows? A Jets win wouldn’t hurt, that’s for sure.

The most difficult one to determine who to root for is the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals. The Colts are currently in the playoffs at 7-5, and the Bengals are in the hunt with the Broncos at 6-6. I guess let’s go with the Bengals today, given the remainder of Cincy’s schedule and Indy’s.

The Jacksonville Jaguars over the Cleveland Browns.

The Kansas City Chiefs over the Buffalo Bills. Though the AFC West could still be in play, a Bills loss would really help Denver’s chances.

The Minnesota Vikings over the Loss Vegas Raiders.

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