Is the Broncos’ Secondary Ready for Their Big Test Sunday vs. the Giants?

September 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Denver Broncos ruled out star cornerback Champ Bailey for Sunday's game against the New York Giants on Friday, meaning Chris Harris will again get the start in his place and Tony Carter will be the team's nickel cornerback. Without Bailey in Week 1, the Broncos didn't have too many issues, but the Baltimore Ravens also didn't have many credible receiving options.
Eli Manning has several good receivers, including Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz, Rueben Randle and tight end Brandon Myers. Louis Murphy is also a capable receiver if the Giants want to force the Broncos to use their dime packages. 
It's hard to beat Manning with so many weapons (sound familiar?) and that's just what the Broncos will have to do on Sunday in New York. The Broncos weren't perfect on defense against the Ravens by any means, but with a few tweaks the secondary looks like a unit that can slow down the Giants.
Everyone knows it's a Peyton vs. Eli game, but last I checked neither one plays defense...

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