Denver Broncos Play Tough, Show Growth Against Hardest Schedule in NFL

October 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos, who are now tied at the bottom of the AFC’s worst West division, have shown growth so far in 2010.
I know you’re thinking, “How can a team that’s 2-4 shown growth?”
Here’s how.
The Broncos may be only 2-4, but after looking through the six teams they’ve played, Denver’s record could be 0-6.
Jacksonville (3-3), Seattle (3-2), Indianapolis (4-2), Tennessee (4-2), Baltimore (4-2) and New York (5-1) are all good teams, and the last four the Broncos faced are current contenders for a Super Bowl.
Simply put, Denver has faced the toughest schedule in the NFL with its opponents going 23-12 (.657 percent), and they’ve had chances to win in nearly every game they’ve played.
In Week One against the Jaguars, Brandon Lloyd could have tied the game late if he would have gotten both feet in the end zone. Against the Colts, head coach Josh McDaniels mistakenly went for three fourth downs, and ...

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