Originally written December 17, 2011 on 60 Max Power O:
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The Tim Tebow show has arrived for Patriots fans. Cam Newton is having a great rookie season, much better than Tebow’s sophomore campaign. However, the difference is Denver has a very good defense compared to Carolina’s sorry bunch. The Broncos have two great edge rushers in Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil. Though he’s getting up there in age, Champ Bailey still shuts down half the field. DJ Williams is a downright terror, just picture a healthy Jonathan Vilma. Brian Dawkins is a little long in the tooth but still plays at a high level and provides the type of veteran leadership that Denver needs that his former team, the Philadelphia Eagles lack. Young players like Robert Ayers and Andre Goodman are starters who add to the talent pool. The Broncos defense is fast, especially on the edges and this allows them to drop seven into coverage while still applying stifling pressure on the quarterback. This will be the Patriots big issue as teams that have a shut down corner will put him ...
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