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Are the Denver Broncos for real?
That’s the question in Broncos Country and the media over this five-game winning streak. Since the Broncos are on this winning streak and have beaten some of the best teams in the AFC, yes, the Broncos are for real.
Now comes the latest test for Denver in the 6-5 Houston Texans. It’s the biggest game for this franchise arguably since the Super Bowl year. There might have been a few games that were close, but nothing like this.
And the fact the Broncos are in this position is remarkable. To go from 1-5 to squarely in the playoff picture, especially with a win today, still boggles my mind. It’s a testament to the players but also to Sean Payton and his coaches.
The good Payton has done is phenomenal.
He has the Broncos believing and confident. With how putrid this franchise has been for so long, to do so in less than a season speaks to why Greg Penner and the Denver ownership group were correct in getting Payton.
Regardless of how today unfolds, the Broncos are relevant again.
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