B/R EXCLUSIVE: Anemic Broncos Screen Game by the Numbers (Pt. II)

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In part two of this article we will explore more deeply the net affect and results that the screen game has had on the Denver Broncos offensive scheme. If you have not yet looked at part one of those statistics I suggest you do that first before reading this article.
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Alright, let’s get down to business.
The Starting Point
So here is the starting point in understanding the role of the Broncos' screen game, especially within the context of Josh McDaniels' offensive scheme. The key is to understand the ideology of the offense prior to dissecting the shortfalls.
Much of the Broncos offense is predicated on the spread offense in the way it works to pressure defenses into playing certain defenses or be forced into certain sets.
The icing on the cake this season was the breakout of the “wild horses” offense, which was used sparingly, but forced defenses in...

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