Legion Of Doom Or Just Doomed? Broncos Defense Done Without Elvis Dumervil

June 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Earlier this week, I wrote about who can become the identity of the Denver Broncos on offense.  
Now let's take a look at the defensive side of the ball.
Unlike the offense, there is no question whom "The Man" is on the Broncos defense. The buck starts and stops with linebacker Elvis Dumervil. Yes, Champ Bailey is one of the best corners of all-time, but he is now past his prime. Dumervil is just entering his.
Contract issues aside for a moment, Dumervil was without question the MVP of the Broncos defense in 2009. Finishing the season with 17 sacks and earning his first Pro Bowl selection, Dumervil transitioned seamlessly from a 4-3 end to a 3-4 linebacker--a transition that is not easy to make as former Packer and current Jaguar Aaron Kampman can tell you.
Broncos fans have held their breath during Dumervil's recent standoff with Broncos management.  After having seen quarterback Jay Cutler traded last season and wide wide receiver Brandon Marshall trade...

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