Panthers O-Line Entering Unfamiliar Territory Against Broncos Pass Rush

January 26, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When we discussed the Denver Broncos prior to Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014, we talked about a record-setting offense. Mostly, we talked about quarterback Peyton Manning leading that unit to 606 points while throwing for 5,477 yards, both new single-season all-time highs.
Fast-forward two years, and the conversation has shifted as we begin to dissect Super Bowl 50 from every angle.
Now we’re talking about the league’s top-ranked defense. We’re talking about a pass rush that recorded 52 sacks throughout the regular season. And we’re talking about outside linebacker Von Miller, whose performance in the AFC Championship Game put him in exclusive company. Miller became just the second player since 1982 to finish with at least 2.5 sacks and an interception during a playoff game, according to ESPN.
We’re talking about Manning as a secondary figure who’s tagging along as his defense does the heavy lifting. And from the other side, the discussion ...

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