Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 8/23/12
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Four Denver Broncos quarterbacks and their position coach were scouting the Seattle Seahawks' defense when Peyton Manning suddenly paused the video. Brock Osweiler was paying attention and taking notes. The rookie from Arizona State just didnt expect the storied veteran to put him on the spot. Manning asked Osweiler to identify the Mike, which is the term used to describe the middle linebacker on a given play. The decision helps the quarterback set pass protection by designating blockers to pick up various defenders. Osweiler made his choice and then received a valuable lesson. "Peyton goes, 'Well, if you do that, youre covering yourself with about three defenders. If you make the 'Mike' point right here, youre covering yourself with six or seven defenders,'" Osweiler said before last Saturday nights Broncos-Seahawks game. He explained why. Its going to better me in the future so next time I go to the line I can make the right 'Mike' point and maybe cover my...
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