Denver Broncos: Why the First Preseason Game Is So Critical

August 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With tomorrow night's game comes great anticipation.
It's like the whole football nation is holding its breath. Denver takes the field in what should be just a warm up, a second unit and rookie showcase. But the pressure is all on Denver.
Especially when your second unit includes Tim Tebow and none other than Brady Quinn.
Had someone told you three years ago that Tebow and Quinn would be teammates fighting for a position you would have said, "Huh?"
But that's the story in Denver.
Look all over the league, read the recaps of all the preseason games thus far, and you will hear one common thread, "It's only the first game. Players see limited action and it's only used to knock the rust off." Right?
This is not the case for the Broncos. This (in one of the NFL's most anticipated debuts) will set the tone for any and all who watch. It will form opinions and give people cause to believe whether or not the Broncos will succeed or fail. That's a lot of press...

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