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Denver MUST make the Playoffs to avoid complete turnover

How good will the Denver Broncos be this season? I dont think anybody knows to be honest but the expectations are always high due to the standard they have set. Only two years removed from a Super Bowl championship and they are all of a sudden in MUST win mode. Dont get me wrong every team is in must win mode but Denver has set a standard since Hall of Famer and former Denver starting Quarter back has taken over the team and the last two seasons have well below par finishing 9-7 and an abysmal 5-11 last year with a  bunch of  hopeful starting Quarterbacks  failing to make an impact

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Former Bronco Starting Quarterback Trevor Simien fails to take the reigns as a starter

Having missed on Quarter backs in the draft and free agency the last two years the pressure is on to get that position right, they have added last years free agent sensation Quarter Back Case Keenum who had a great season taking the Vikings all the way to the NFC Championship game but despite his great season completing 67% of his passes with an outstanding 21-7 Touchdown to Interception ratio the jury is still somewhat out on him with questions on whether he can be a full time starter with some wondering if that year was a  fluke. But he’s in a similar situation here with Denver having two good receivers in Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders with running back CJ Anderson returning as well as a great defense to lean on and if he can repeat the production of last years season then the Denver Broncos will be in good shape to at least make the playoffs BUT time is short. We have already seen this great defense nick named the No fly Zone lose key pieces since their superbowl run

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Case Keenum hopes to repeat last seasons success with new team Denver Broncos

 

Last year they lost team leader and hard hitting safety Derick Ward to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as future first ballot hall of famer Demarcus Ware to retirement and maybe more importantly losing defensive coordinator Wade Phillips who is the most underrated defensive coach in the NFL as well as losing head coach Gary Kubiak who has taken rank in the front office and this off season they have lost star corner back Aqib Talib in a surprising trade in the off season to the L.A rams so as we can see the Superbowl team from just 2 years ago is slowly breaking up

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Star Pass Rusher Von Miller hopes to lead defense back to greatness

They still have some pieces in place lead by one of the top pass rushers in the league in Von Miller, star corner back Chris Harris along with defensive end Derik Wolfe and up and coming corner back Courtney Roby as well as some younger unproven players. But as the team ages and the pieces slowly start to leave or retire they must win RIGHT NOW cause this team will not be able to take many more hits while staying in contention so this could be a make or break season otherwise more changes could be coming

 

Now while the team is still stacked with talent, if they dont have a great season and make the playoffs i see them possibly going into rebuilding mode next season and all of a sudden the pressure will be back on GM John Elway to find a way to keep that high standard that they have set for so many years and a losing season will pretty much guarantee the end for 2nd year head coach Leslie Fraizer and then where do they go from here? 8-8 or 9-7 wont cut it this time round but overall i think they just have enough to give it one more run before the band completely dismantles

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