Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/25/13
We all know about pre-season games – not to put much stock in results, either on the individual level or by the actual score line, but hard core fans can find a silver lining and glean certain important bits of information.  The respective coaches, Denver Coach John Fox and St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher, spent the first half running through many of the plays and formations that they will run on opening weekend – the Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens on September 5 in the official NFL kickoff game, while the Rams host the Arizona Cardinals at home on September 8 – while not giving away too much about the quirks and wrinkles each team will employ when the games mean something.Denver has been tabbed as the prohibitive Super Bowl favorites after winning 13 games in 2012 until the Ravens pulled off the dramatic win in the playoff semi-finals back in January on their way to winning the Super Bowl.  They’ve signed several key players, like receiver Wes Welker and defensive back Dominique Rod...
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