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John Fox Gone, Peyton Should Go Too

Monday, January 12th, 2015

You know, the Broncos certainly lacked fire in that game yesterday, that embarrassment of a game.

So did the coaches.

Why? Because their “leader” Peyton Manning was stinking the joint up. Is he going to be all rah rah? Nope, don’t think so.

It’s up to the coaches to do that. I didn’t see any fire. I read Elway let the entire coaching staff know they could look elsewhere.

Good.

It’s like they were all ho-hum. Ho-hum, we’ll eventually catch up and win this game. Yeah right.

I noticed the crowd sucked too. Way to reaffirm you’re not the Mile High of old. Bunch of latte sipping, weed smoking, hooka worshiping gooned out hipsters in the stands. They know how to smoke, boo and are at least bright enough to leave early to beat traffic.

I say let Manning walk even if he’s going to play next season. People think that means this team needs to rebuild and we’re done chasing a championship for a while. I would say they were probably the same fools who thought this defense and running game was great when Manning took over.

Like I outlined in my previous post, the Broncos can get much better in one year this time around. Address offensive tackle early in the draft, draft another running back, acquire middle linebacker and safety. Acquire someone who can rush from the middle of the defense.¬† I would say goodbye to Wes Welker and I would even let Julius Thomas go. Thomas can’t run block for squat, I say let him walk, we can get somebody else to catch and block at TE for less money.

I’ve been impressed with the little we’ve seen of Brock Osweiler. Let him lead this offense, he’s got freakish height and he’s shown athleticism out there. He can move well for a big guy and protects the football for the most part when he’s been out there.

Maybe, just maybe I can finally be on board with the “new” Broncos.

Aren’t You Glad You’re Not A Broncos Fan?

Sunday, January 11th, 2015
The usual suspects...

The usual suspects…

I am.

When are you sea cucumbers gonna realize I am reality?

This is a worse upset than the Ravens game two years ago. The Colts will get squashed next week, the NFC will probably win the Super Bowl but at least the Pats should make a game of it.

The Broncos sure as hell wouldn’t of.

Last March I told Broncos GM John Elway I wanted him to do a few things. He did all of them except the most important one: Draft a running back and change the offense to run around twenty times a game.

Once the draft passed by and we didn’t grab a running back in the 2nd to 4th rounds I said the hell with it. I didn’t update the site. I knew the Broncos wouldn’t change from their “Omaha” pass-happy ways and this season would end badly.

I sure as hell wouldn’t be a part of it.

Fail to do what P.P. Dublinski wants and you’ll get whacked. Every time.

Now I do give John Elway some credit for changing the Broncos offense after the disastrous Rams game this year. They finally changed to the type of offense I wanted. He finally listened to P.P.

Too little, too late.

You can’t really do that mid-season, this kind of change requires an entire offseason and preseason.

I told you people I didn’t like this Peyton Manning to the Broncos deal from day one. Day &%&ing one. I said it would not result in a Super Bowl win and it hasn’t. Baltimore embarrassment, Super Bowl embarrassment, now this embarrassing¬† loss. Isn’t it wonderful?

John Fox: Perennial Playoff Loser

John Fox: Perennial Playoff Loser

John Fox should go and so should Peyton Manning. That old fuddy-duddy Fox doesn’t do jack squat, he’s uninspiring and they should make him the fall guy for these terrible post-season losses.

They should tell Manning to move on, maybe retire, better yet trade him to some desperate team.

None of this will probably happen. Quite honestly I’d rather see Brock Osweiler get the nod at QB.

I said that three years ago. We could have fielded a different team by now. But I digress…

Quite possibly, there is a silver lining to all this.

First, the Broncos defensive acquisitions in 2014 panned out pretty well. Demarcus Ware returned to form, the safety T.J. Ward was good and Talib was decent. All three were good pickups and the fact that the Broncos defense still isn’t that great after acquiring them buttresses my position all along: No, the Broncos defense isn’t great and hasn’t been for years. Sorry. The Broncos need help at the other safety position opposite Ward, middle linebacker and they need someone who can rush the passer from the inside. The “Colts style” bookends of Ware and Miller aren’t enough, people should get that by now, they need someone in the middle, either a linebacker or lineman who can rush the passer.

The Broncos need an offensive tackle opposite Clady and they need a big-time running back. CJ Anderson proved he is a good player this year, he’s not great though. He’s no LeVeon Bell. The Broncos need a Bell type who can take the ball to the house when a hole appears and also catch some. Someone big and fast. CJ Anderson is fine, I’d honestly give up on Montae Ball, never seen any moves or power from him. Keep Hillman for occasional third down duty.

All this could be accomplished in one offseason. The Broncos could actually be formidable next year, but that also hinges on one thing: Peyton Manning.

Peyton Manning Forehead

Something ain’t quite right in Denver…

My God, can this guy even function in a run heavy offense?

He may not be able to. I say cue Brock Osweiler if that’s the case.

Manning’s greatness may hinge on the pass heavy offense he’s relied on over the years. The Dan Fouts, Dan Marino pass, pass, pass offense. You know, the kind that doesn’t really win Super Bowls. He may need to constantly pass to get in a rhythm. This could be very bad.

Or he could adapt over an entire offseason, the Broncos could draft a great running back and P.P. may even root for them since I have someone on the offense to watch besides “Omaha.”

Anyone else sick of the commercials?

Somewhere, Peter Tebow is raising a Mojito and laughing.

Karma Elway, Karma…

 

 

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