Dalton Risner Denver Broncos Jersey

Dalton Risner Denver Broncos Jersey

Postby chenyan94 » 05 May 2019, 05:36

The Denver Broncos came up short in their comeback attempt late in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football Bradley Chubb Jersey , but we should still be encouraged by the steps this team has made to improve over their 5-11 season in 2017. Despite the errant Case Keenum pass that sealed their fate, the Broncos have found their offensive identity. They currently rank second in the NFL averaging 5.6 yards per carry on the ground, which means they have a way to eat up yards and move the football. The problem is, they need more of it. In both of the Broncos losses, they threw the ball over ten times more than they ran it. Against the Chiefs, they had 159 yards on the ground on just 22 carries. Twenty-two!Head Coach Vance Joseph is committed to the pass, however, and he needs a reality check.“Both young backs, they ran downhill,” Joseph said after the game. “They had 70+yards apiece. They ran downhill Courtland Sutton Jersey , but you score points by throwing the football. We ran the ball to control the game. You throw the ball to score. That’s never going to stop.”The Broncos playmakers are running backs, not quarterbacks. In my opinion, they need to stop pretending they have a franchise quarterback and start calling games like the 2017 Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings ran the ball a whopping 501 times in 2017, which was good for second-most in the NFL, while Keenum ranked 21st in passing attempts.There’s your blueprint, Bill Musgrave.The Broncos have a chance to win some games down the stretch, but they need to take full advantage of the talented backfield John Elway has gifted them in 2018. In short, RUN THE DAMN BALL.What was the Broncos’ best personnel move this offseason/preseason? With great turnover, the Denver Broncos had to hit some home runs to rebound from a disappointing 5-11 season last year. It sure looks like they did just that heading into Week 1 of the 2018 regular season.The best personnel move could be any number of additions to the roster, so the Mile High Report staff debated that question in today’s roundtable discussion. Let us know what you think in the comments section below.What was the Broncos’ best personnel move this offseason/preseason?Ian St: The Broncos draft class of 2018. The picks and undrafted free agents not only benefit the team this season Courtland Sutton Jersey , but set it up for the future. That’s a major win.Hart: I believe that upgrading the offense in the past NFL Draft was the best personnel move the team made. It looks like Royce Freeman, Courtland Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton are all poised to make an impact as rookies and are well on their way to being the foundation of the team’s offense for years to come.Adam: The best personnel move was drafting Bradley Chubb. I know that saying their first round pick was the best move seems like a cop out, but hear me out. When the Broncos passed on a quarterback with the fifth pick, they sent a clear message about the direction the team is going. They weren’t going to panic and pass on a guy who can have immediate impact up front. Drafting Chubb also seemed to be the catalyst to what appears to be a solid draft class, which seems to have set the Broncos up for success for the next few years.Scotty: Marquette King. Dude kicks footballs far and flips the field position.Joe R: Best move was finding a quarterback. One of our starters last year is floundering for the Vikings, one is buried on the Miami Dolphins depth chart, and Paxton Lynch may only stay in Denver because he’s John Elway’s boy. Case Keenum doesn’t even have to set the world on fire for this to be a monstrous upgrade.Pete: Quarterback! That was the single biggest move that Elway/VJ made. The reason I include both of them is because they both did something. Elway got us a legit starter and mentor in Keenum, and VJ actually made a wise coaching decision by moving Lynch down the depth chart and promoting Chad Kelly (who Keenum is mentoring from the sounds of it). The QB position has stabilized, which means the offense will finally stabilize. Lets hope Keenum stays healthy, but if he doesn’t Royce Freeman Jersey , we’ll have Kelly, not Lynch coming in to save the day, and I’m quite comfortable with that.Sadaraine: Moving Paxton Lynch down the depth chart hands-down with no question whatsoever. The guy is a bust and putting him in the same place as the other position players where you need to earn your place is the best way to prove it to the FO. Moving on from this mistake is the best thing for the Broncos season in 2018.Taylor: The Broncos’ best personnel move won’t show up on the 53 man roster. Firing O-line coach Jeff Davidson & replacing him with Chris Strausser & Sean Kugler was an A+ move by John Elway & Vance Joseph, and one that probably won’t receive the credit it deserves. The O-line was abysmal under Davidson, so moving on was a solid decision. But the real gem here is the decision to split the job in half, with two coaches now specialized toward the interior and outside line positions. Combine that with two nice hires and the O-line was set up for the success we’ve witnessed this preseason.Jeff: I’ll stay in the same vein as Taylor. I think Jared Veldheer will be one of the best under the radar signings of the year by the end of the season. He has already stabilized a position that we have consistently had below starting caliber talent occupying since 2016. Veldheer is looking more and more comfortable in his new position since switching over to RT last year and I think will continue to get even better there. It has been incredible to watch the right side of the line not immediately cave to pressure every passing snap, so far this preseason.Laurie: My favorite is a tie between bringing in Marquette King and Jared Veldheer - both players will have a major impact on this team, I think. But I believe the most important one will prove to be keeping Bill Musgrave as offensive coordinator (after he filled in mid-season when Mike McCoy was fired). I’m not sure this qualifies exactly as a “personnel move” this season, but the decision to keep him as OC and the corresponding faith to let him design a creative offense that can take advantage of mismatches and misdirection is already proving valuable as Case Keenum is throwing to a lot of different targets - including tight ends and running backs. Hallelujah.

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