Found September 03, 2013 on Football Nation:
The Broncos are a tad overrated.There, I said it. I know I am in the minority and I know I will catch a lot of grief over making that statement. But, I can’t hold it in anymore. Something had to be said.I’m not trying to purposely ruffle feathers or start an argument for the sake of starting one. I just can’t see the mainstream love of this team.Maybe it’s because of Peyton Manning or the run they went on last year that was miraculously shattered by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the playoffs. But, when you look at this team besides the passing offense, what is there?Before I continue down this road where I am sure I will encounter a few diversions, I will say this: I do believe Denver wins their division and they will be a good regular season team.Some of it is based on the personnel they currently have and some of it is based on the Broncos' schedule. The Broncos are a good team. I just don’t see them being the top team and a heavy Super Bowl favorite.  Now that I...

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