Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 8/20/13
Just a few months ago, NFL teams preparing to face the Denver Broncos early in the 2013 season were almost certainly working on blocking schemes to attempt to protect their quarterbacks from the deadly pass-rushing duo that was Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil. Fast forward to the present however, and things don't look quite so daunting for those opposing offenses. Thanks to a fax debacle courtesy of Dumervil's (former) agent, and more recently a six game suspension handed out to Miller, Denver's pass rush isn't likely to pack the same punch Broncos fans would have been looking forward to during the offseason. How will Denver cope with the losses? Will Miller's absence be reflected on the scoreboard as the Broncos strive for a Super Bowl? Losing Dumervil, especially the way they did, was beyond frustrating for Denver. However, having one of the best young pass rushers in the league in Miller helped ease the pain quite a bit. It's clear that the Broncos' front office felt t...
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