Denver Broncos: Dissecting the Problems That Have Plagued the Broncos in 2012

September 26, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the second week in a row, Denver came crawling out of the gate and didn't bring an offensive firepower that matched their opponents'. For the second week in a row, Denver put themselves in a near impossible hole to climb out of. And, for the second week in a row, Denver suffered a tough defeat to fall to 1-2 on the year. 
On paper, the only thing separating the Houston Texans and the Denver Broncos is cohesiveness and smart play. Based solely on talent, this game is evenly matched, yet poor decision making clearly made Denver the weaker team on Sunday. 
The Denver defense started the game strong, sacking Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in the end zone for an early safety. The succeeding Denver drive resulted in a Matt Prater field goal, yet was quickly followed by three Houston scores—bombs to Andre Johnson and Kevin Walter and a short pass to Arian Foster—and all of the sudden Denver was down 21-5. 
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