Breaking Down the Future of the Denver Broncos Backfield

October 24, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Willis McGahee surprised the football world with the resurrection of his career as a Denver Bronco.
He signed with Denver upon his release by the Baltimore Ravens in July 2011 after a five-year stint filled with great accomplishments, as well as a plethora of injuries. At the time, his role was to be the backup running back to Knowshon Moreno and provide some relief in the backfield.
However, an injury to Moreno in Week 1 of the 2011 season thrust McGahee back into the spotlight and made him the primary back for the Broncos. With the exception of games missed due to injury, McGahee has remained the starter and has rushed for 1,631 yards with seven touchdowns since coming to the Mile High City.
Willis McGahee turned 32 a few days ago. In running back years, that translates to early bird dinners and an AARP membership.   
What does the future look like for the Denver Broncos backfield? We don't know for sure what John Elway and the B...

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