Originally written on BroncoTalk  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The combine, free agency, and the draft are all a few weeks away.  So, what else do we have to talk about besides 2013 expectations? “Of course Denver (will be the team to beat in the AFC,” NFL.com’s Steve Wyche wrote on Friday.  ”Its division is there for the taking as long as Peyton Manning is there.  And frankly, the Broncos were one blown coverage away from facing the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.  Denver should be better in terms of overall team play because the receivers will have had more time to work with Manning. Plus, Manning could be healthier and more in tune with his transition to Denver.  There is no reason why the defense can’t be as good, either.  Denver will be the team to beat in the AFC. “As far as strength of schedule is concerned, it means nothing right now, because things always change once the season begins.  I put as much into the strength of schedule now as I do in Tim Tebow becoming New England’s starting quarterback.” We don’t want to get too far ahead of ourselves when predicting 2013 (obviously, anything can happen), but Wyche is spot-on about the strength of schedule notes.  A team’s win-loss record from the previous season means nothing.  It’s what you have done lately that matters.
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5 Comments:
  • Isn't that what they said this season?
  • What. Team to beat. HA The Donkey's will do their usual beating the other losers and fold when season ends. They will need a very easy schedule if they want to win the division, and if they do win it, they'll not get by the first playoff game.
  • C'mon man. Get enough Haterade? You know the "Donkey's" had your crumb team beat. Don't get it twisted. They beat themselves. Your team did not beat them. One ring in the last 12 years sure brings out the loud mouths.
  • What was the score of that game? Oh yeah, Ravens win. You are such a loser and Manning is such a choke artist.
  • ONE blown coverage away??? LOL, what game did this guy watch? Donkeys got lit up like a Christmas tree all day long against the Ravens. From Pop Warner on up, D Back 101: KEEP EVERYTHING IN FRONT OF YOU. Pathetic. And it will be a similar result for the Donkeys the next season, one and done probably.

    And Moneyisking... Try TWO rings in the last 13 years, nice try. How many your boys got in that timeframe? For that matter, how many playoff WINS do your boys have since Elway retired?

    Thanks for playin'...
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