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    Official Game Day Thread: 2019: Week 8 Broncos vs Colts

    Welcome Broncomaniancs,

    (and you'd have to be maniacs to still be here) to week 8 of our season. Our woeful, pitful, underwhelming mess of a season.
    I know some said here we are in the middle of a rebuild, but for that to happen you need something to build upon. SO what's our foundation...
    five or six core players and 48 name plates taking up rosters spots?

    Coaches fault, GMs fault, President or players., or all of the above. It is a mess. Made more evident on last Thursdays drubbing by the Chiefs.They lose Mahomes, which for us was the best thing to happen for us... and we allow them to score twice as many points without him.
    It's not easy for us to be that bad, but we handled it like a pro. We were poor in pretty much all phases.

    So our 2-3 team in heading for an early start game vs the 4-2 Colts. The same Colts that lost Andrew Luck to start their season, yet managed to have produce twice as many wins as us. Hard to believe since they don't have a Super Bowl winning QB like we do, Hmmm

    We lost Sanders, which is fine, his presence wasn't lining up "W"s for us. Whatever his falling out with management was, he did what he could for us on the field. We have other WRs that we need to step up and make plays for us, and a TE that needs to show he was worth the pick.

    So Brissett killed it last week vs the Texans, over 300 yards, 4 TDs and no picks. That gives him 14 for the year vs 3 Ints. He has had 5 multi TD games this season. He will still need to deal with a Denver D that is 3rd in holding opponents yards per game and per attempt. In 6 of our 7 games we have help QBs to under 250 yards.

    Not that opponents need many yards or points to beat us. Under Flaccos guidance and that stellar Oline we are sporting we averaging just over 28 yards per drive... and 16 points per game most impressive. Only 3 teams are worse than us in point totals.

    How do we do in week games....? Lousy. 4-6 is our record over the last decade. Of the 4 wins two were at home, two on the road. Of the 6 losses, five were on the road and on at home. So in week 8 road games we had seven tries and won only 2. Our last road win in week 8 was vs the Bengals in 2012. (I was there)

    Hopefully we put up a better fight this week. Hopefully we protect JOE better and open up some running lanes. We made KC look like all starts on defense when they were not, that was just how bad we were performing. Still I'll be rooting for our team. Have to hope they can start reversing this all at some point.

    To all out there, thank you for being with us at this rough time. We are all in this together, including the mods. Let's please all follow the COC and
    make this season less harder on them then it needs to be. Hope you all have a Happy Halloween and we get the Treat from Indy. Good luck and as always, GO BRONCOS!
    The Game Day Thread: Year 15 Now in progress.

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    Thank you Elway !!!
    Broncos can win this one !!!




    GO BRONCOS !!!


    STOMP THE coltz !!!



    GO "D" --- SACK briss !!!



    Broncos 42
    coltz 13


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    May God Bless All The Men And Women Of Our Armed Forces, Past and Present
    The Only Thing Necessary For The Triumph Of Evil Is For Good Men To Do Nothing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Snake Fan View Post
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    Thank you Elway !!!
    Broncos can win this one !!!




    GO BRONCOS !!!


    STOMP THE coltz !!!



    GO "D" --- SACK briss !!!



    Broncos 42
    coltz 13


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    After we lose. I will thank Elway if he steps down. It's just time for a change.

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    Unless James is a big sifference maker at RT, it's hard to imagine us doing enough on offense to win this game. If we can score two offensive TDs, that'll be a big improvement over what we've seen of late.

    I have a hard time seeing that happen. Colts should win comfortably. Unless Flacco gets benched early. Allen could be a wildcard. That's more wishful thinking though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ear2dastreets View Post
    After we lose. I will thank Elway if he steps down. It's just time for a change.
    Quote Originally Posted by Megalodon30 View Post
    Unless James is a big sifference maker at RT, it's hard to imagine us doing enough on offense to win this game. If we can score two offensive TDs, that'll be a big improvement over what we've seen of late.

    I have a hard time seeing that happen. Colts should win comfortably. Unless Flacco gets benched early. Allen could be a wildcard. That's more wishful thinking though.
    Yo newbies.
    How many NFL teams have NEVER won a SB ?
    How many NFL teams have NEVER EVEN been to a SB ?
    Yeah, go look it up.
    I'm cheering for my Broncos every game, win or lose.

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    May God Bless All The Men And Women Of Our Armed Forces, Past and Present
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Snake Fan View Post
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    Yo newbies.
    How many NFL teams have NEVER won a SB ?
    How many NFL tean have NEVER EVEN been to a SB ?
    Yeah, go look it up.
    I'm cheering for my Broncos every game, win or lose.

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    I didn't say I wasn't cheering for them. I'm just saying I don't expect them to beat a superior team on the road. I'll be more than happy if we pull the upset tomorrow. But as long as Flacco is under center, I won't be expecting great things.

    Flacco is easily the worst QB we've had since Manning retired. Tied with Siemien, Osweiler, Keenum, and Lynch.

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    Thanks, Elway! Win or lose, I still look forward to your game threads.


    Go Broncos!!
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    There are now 12 NFL franchises that have not won a Super Bowl
    after the Eagles earned their first title in 2018.

    The Bengals, Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Falcons, Jaguars, Lions,
    Panthers, Texans, Titans and Vikings have not won a Super Bowl in their history.

    The Browns, Jaguars, Lions and Texans have never reached the Super Bowl.

    https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/02/03/wh...won-super-bowl

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    May God Bless All The Men And Women Of Our Armed Forces, Past and Present
    The Only Thing Necessary For The Triumph Of Evil Is For Good Men To Do Nothing.
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    Go Broncos!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ear2dastreets View Post
    After we lose. I will thank Elway if he steps down. It's just time for a change.

    AZ thanked Elway the forum member for putting effort into the Gameday Thread.
    Superbowl 50 MVP Von Miller on February 7th, 2016

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    GO BRONCOS!!!
    Superbowl 50 MVP Von Miller on February 7th, 2016

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Snake Fan View Post
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    Yo newbies.
    How many NFL teams have NEVER won a SB ?
    How many NFL tean have NEVER EVEN been to a SB ?
    Yeah, go look it up.
    I'm cheering for my Broncos every game, win or lose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peanut View Post
    Thanks, Elway! Win or lose, I still look forward to your game threads.


    Go Broncos!!
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    There are now 12 NFL franchises that have not won a Super Bowl
    after the Eagles earned their first title in 2018.

    The Bengals, Bills, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Falcons, Jaguars, Lions,
    Panthers, Texans, Titans and Vikings have not won a Super Bowl in their history.

    The Browns, Jaguars, Lions and Texans have never reached the Super Bowl.

    https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/02/03/wh...won-super-bowl

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.M. View Post
    AZ thanked Elway the forum member for putting effort into the Gameday Thread.
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    GO BRONCOS!!!
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    Hopefully this is a Breakout game for our offense.

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    The first installment of my Sunday sporting triple bill finished with Wales missing out on the Rugby World Cup final by a measly three points!
    Now it's up to Liverpool and then the Broncos to cheer me up with W's.
    Go Broncos!

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    Well.....its football time again. I am a fan, I bleed blue and orange and I will root for the Broncos today and every Sunday ( and Mondays and Thursdays ).... I do not know where the problems with this team really lie but they need to be identified, addressed and fixed.


    Last edited by Saddletramp; 10-27-2019 at 05:50 AM.
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    And yes it is a scheme problem.
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