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Cool Breeze
09-08-2009, 08:29 PM
NFL 2009 Preseason Power Rankings

Every year I set out to do my preseason power rankings, I'm reminded of one over-arching theme: Preseason rankings are 100 percent subjective.

That's the beauty of the NFL. You never know what's going to happen from one year to the next. Last year's cellar dweller very well could be making a run at the Super Bowl this year. It's virtually impossible to predict when some team is going to put it all together and have a diamond-ring LeVander Williams-inspired season.

In fact, at this point it's not even surprising when it happens anymore.

So if you find your squad in the Dreadful Dozen, fret not. At least one of these teams is guaranteed to jump up and make the playoffs. That's how this all works.

Now that I've braced myself for your ire, I'm ready. Without further adieu: here's your Bottom 12. Stay tuned for the Tenable 10 on Wednesday and the Exemplary X on Thursday.

Shuffle up and deal.

The Dreadful Dozen

21. New Orleans Saints: Why there’s hope: Drew Brees and Sean Payton run a top five offense that can score from anywhere on the field. Pierre Thomas looks ready to take on Deuce’s role and if Reggie Bush is healthy, he’s still one of those players who can change the entire outlook of a game with one touch.

Why there’s doubt: The defense was horrible last year, giving up 393 points. Gregg Williams, Jabari Greer and Darren Sharper have been brought in to turn it around. But I’m not sold. The secondary is improved, but I need to see more from the front seven.

I don’t know if the old adage still rings as true as it once did, but I do know this: You have to be able to stop the other team at least once a game to win championships.

22. San Francisco 49ers: Why there’s hope: Mike Singletary is scary. Have you see that hill? Badass. I think Singletary knows his team lacks explosiveness, which is why he is trying to toughen up his players in an effort to turn the regular season into 16 street brawls. There’s no doubt when you play San Fran this year, the Niners are going to bring the fight. In the NFL sometimes that’s half the battle (unlike G.I. Joe, where it’s “knowing”).

Why there’s doubt: The star player and key to the entire season can’t stay healthy. Frank Gore was the Niners’ offense last year. And while he’s clearly a gamer (45 games over the last three years), he also has finished the last few season well shy of 100 percent. And if Gore isn’t in top form, the Niners have to fall back on Shaun Hill and a group of suspect WRs who scare no one.

23. Cincinnati Bengals: Why there’s hope: Child please. Because it’s time to kiss the baby. Plus, Chris Henry is the next Randy Moss.… “Hard Knocks” hype aside, the reason for hope is simple for Ocho, Marvin and Co.: These guys need to win now to save their jobs. It’s time for the defense to step up and stop people. Marvin Lewis was brought here as a defensive guru. It’s been six years. Time to defense or defect.

Why there’s doubt: Offensively, this team has no shot without Carson Palmer. And No. 9 is already dinged up. Even if he is healthy … there are so many question marks: Will Cedric Benson regress? Will Chris Henry stay out of trouble? Will Ochocinco maintain some semblance of sanity? Cincy is another hot pick this year, but team chemistry has held it back the past few years and I don’t see how that’s improved over the offseason.

24. New York Jets: Why there’s hope: It’s a new day for New York’s other team. Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez and Bart Scott are in. Eric Mangini, Brett Favre and Mike Nugent are out. The key offensively will be the O-line. Will Thomas Jones, Leon Washington and rookie Shonn Greene be able to find holes this year? Last year’s early run was built on the back of the ground game, and if this team has any shot at a playoff run, it’s going to be based on pounding the ball inside yet again. A rookie QB and a dearth at WR depth puts a ton of pressure on Jerricho Cotchery and Dustin Keller to perform.

Why there’s doubt: Is Mark Sanchez the golden boy Rex Ryan wants him to be? We know the arm-strength is average … we know running a “pro style” offense at USC is a lot different than running one in the NFL and we know he played just one full year of college ball. Throwing him into the fire Week 1 seems desperate and is probably as much about Kellen Clemens’ lack of talent as it is about Ryan’s belief in Sanchez. It would be easier if he had two veteran WRs on the outside. But Lavernues is gone … and I don’t see David Clowney or Chansi Stuckey picking up the slack.

25. Buffalo Bills: Why there’s hope: I love me some T.O. Buffalo has amassed some real offensive fire power: Owens, Lee Evans, Marshawn Lynch, Fred Jackson … and Trent Edwards is finally showing signs that he’s ready to make the jump. The defense is full of youth and excitement, which will likely lead to huge game-changing plays – both good and bad.

Why there’s doubt: All the offensive talent in the world doesn’t matter if you can’t block. And the Bills may have the worst O-line in the league. I don’t know much, but I know that's a recipe for disaster.

26. St. Louis Rams: Why there’s hope: For starters, the Rams are the hot sleeper pick among experts. The reason is simple, this offseason, St. Louis focused on the O-line, adding two Jasons, Brown and Smith. In a league that’s won in the trenches, that’s good strategy. Especially considering you have the NFL’s best double-threat RB in Steven Jackson.

Why there’s doubt: Adding pieces to the O-line doesn’t necessarily make it better. Will the line live up to its Madden ratings? Plus, Jackson is like Rose and Bernard on Lost – he's great once he gets on screen, but week-to-week you can’t count on him making it onto the field.

27. Kansas City Chiefs: Why there’s hope: They’re in the right division. The AFC West is as bad as it gets this year. Oakland is a mess, Denver is purposely going backwards and San Diego can’t seem to put it all together. If the Chargers wind up folding, seven or eight wins could take this division. And I like what Todd Haley is doing. Pair him with Scott Pioli, and you got a heckuva brain trust. Arrowhead remains the toughest place to play in the league … you never know, this could be a team that jumps up and surprises some people.

Why there’s doubt: In this league, if you can’t get to the QB, you’re toast. K.C. had a league-worst 10 sacks last year. 10! I think Derrick Thomas had 10 in one game back in his heyday. It’s time for Glenn Dorsey to take control and pressure some QBs.

28. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Why there’s hope: Year after year experts discount Tampa’s aging defense. But the guys seem to keep getting it done. Derrick Brooks is gone, but Barrett Ruud is ready to take his place. On the offensive side, Derrick Ward gives them three good RBs and you’d be hard-pressed to find a WR who has done more with less than Antonio Bryant.

Why there’s doubt: The Bucs still don’t have a No. 1 QB. I know Byron Leftwich looked good in spot starts for Pittsburgh last year, but the guy has had more leg injuries than Lieutenant Dan. I’d bet on Mons Venus going out of business before putting money on Leftwich lasting 16 games. (Fun Fact: There are more strip clubs in Tampa (43) than city hospitals (12), high schools (41), fire stations (21) or synagogues (13).

29. Cleveland Browns: Why there’s hope: This team has talent everywhere, it’s just thin. Joe Thomas, Shaun Rodgers, Josh Cribbs, Braylon Edwards. These guys are stars no matter what uniform they put on.

Why there’s doubt: Want to know what Eric Mangini’s real QB secret is? Both of his guys stink. And losing Kellen Winslow is not going to make them look any better. Maybe Mangenius will bring this team a defensive identity, but he wore out his welcome in New York after failing to implement a defense that came to play every week.

30. Oakland Raiders Why there’s hope: There was some visible improvement last year. And hey, if Tom Cable doesn’t like how JaMarcus is practicing, we know he can always punch him in the jaw.

Why there’s doubt: Um … these are still the Raiders. Who trades a 30-year-old Randy Moss for a fourth-round pick and then turns around and trades a first-round pick to the same team for a 30-year-old Richard Seymour? How’s that make sense? Oakland has become “that guy” in your fantasy football league. You know the guy who “ruins” the league every year by trading Adrian Peterson for Earnest Graham, Warrick Dunn, Kevin Curtis and Stephen Gostowski (“What? I got the best kicker in the league.”)

31. Detroit Lions: Why there’s hope: Are you kidding? This is the highest the Lions have been ranked in 13 months. Detroit is movin’ on up, kids. Stafford looks like he may just have the goods, Calvin Johnson is arguably the most skilled WR in the league, and it’s highly possible that adding 24 new players over the offseason (not including the draft) will infuse new blood into a team that won as many games as I did last season.

Why there’s doubt: Sure, Matt Millen is gone. But the Lions promoted two within the organization to take on his duties. Tom Lewland, the new CEO has been part of the front office for a decade full of disappointment. And Martin Mayhew was Millen’s right-hand man within the organization. “Failing up” may be a corporate mainstay, but NFL teams have no business partaking in the philosophy.

32. Denver Broncos: Why there’s hope: Maybe Josh McDaniels is an evil genius (like his mentor). Maybe the rookie head coach and his new GM Brian Xanders are making all these bizarre offseason moves as a part of a secret, divine and awe-inspiring master plan. Maybe Kyle Orton was bogged down in Chi-Town because of his receivers, maybe Brian Dawkins hasn’t lost a step, maybe Brandon Marshall will be extra-motivated to prove his worth, maybe Jamie Winborn was the leading tackler by default, maybe a 3-4 defense will make them better against the run…

Why there’s doubt: Then again, maybe not…
http://www.comcast.net/sports/russakoffrules/31006/nfl2009preseasonpowerrankingsthedreadfuldozen/


Bronco bashing is getting popular! SHEESH!!!

FireFly
09-08-2009, 08:32 PM
I love the fact that they're sticking us at 32.

I'm not one of the super optimists that expects 10+ wins, or even >8 wins.

But we won't be the worst team, and to say that we will be is laughable to me.

Dukes
09-08-2009, 08:32 PM
Ranking ANY team lower than a team that didn't win at all last year is simply idiotic

Ambiguous
09-08-2009, 08:38 PM
I can't wait for sunday.

Flex Gunmetal
09-08-2009, 09:09 PM
Haha. Without cutler were worse than an 0-16 lions team with stafford? that disclaimer is agood idea

Baba Booey
09-08-2009, 09:26 PM
Wow. Do we honestly look that bad on paper? Honestly?

SoCalBronco
09-08-2009, 09:29 PM
Wow. Do we honestly look that bad on paper? Honestly?

We're obviously not 32.....there are some strengths on the team at various spots. However, I don't think its unreasonable to say that we're about 25 or so.

Popps
09-08-2009, 09:31 PM
I love it.

I hope we see this continue through Sunday. Bash away, folks!

We'll revisit all of these articles and posts at a later date. Trust me.

baja
09-08-2009, 09:38 PM
Me too, I love it

Chris
09-08-2009, 09:40 PM
Wow. Guess we're going -4 and 20.

Archer81
09-08-2009, 09:41 PM
Well apparently the Broncos never even had a .500 season without Cutler and Shanahan...so of course, the sky is falling, the world is ending.

:Broncos:

colonelbeef
09-08-2009, 09:43 PM
32 is a reach. 25ish is about right.

When you lose the best and most important player on the team, and then lose the 2nd best player for all intents and purposes without a snap being played, and replace them with journeymen, wins are going to be hard to come by.

Archer81
09-08-2009, 09:46 PM
32 is a reach. 25ish is about right.

When you lose the best and most important player on the team, and then lose the 2nd best player for all intents and purposes without a snap being played, and replace them with journeymen, wins are going to be hard to come by.


Best players on the team are Bailey and Clady. I get the mancrush on Cutler, but to call him the best player on the team is a stretch. Best players dont cough the ball up 20 times.


:Broncos:

lex
09-08-2009, 09:48 PM
I love the fact that they're sticking us at 32.

I'm not one of the super optimists that expects 10+ wins, or even >8 wins.

But we won't be the worst team, and to say that we will be is laughable to me.

I expect 10 wins.

SoCalBronco
09-08-2009, 09:53 PM
Wow. Guess we're going -4 and 20.

Damn.

The Seahawks got an even bigger steal than I thought.

;D

watermock
09-08-2009, 09:54 PM
Wow

It won't matter if we win 3 games to Popps. It's rebuiilding to him.

Meck77
09-08-2009, 09:55 PM
You excited about favre mock?

Los Broncos
09-08-2009, 11:26 PM
#32 ouch, I hope we prove someone wrong, going to be exciting.

DivineLegion
09-09-2009, 12:13 AM
Gives the Rams hope because they are rebuilding their offensive line when we have one of the Best offensive lines in league plus two talented tail backs, one or both of whom could turn out to be much better than Jackson, in Moreno and Hillis.

Popps
09-09-2009, 12:40 AM
You excited about favre mock?

Hilarious!

atomicbloke
09-09-2009, 12:59 AM
While I am not too optimistic about our chances this season, I think # 32 is a tad too low. It's almost like this guy is deliberately trying to belittle the Broncos, like he has a grudge to settle or something.

We are bad, but not this bad. C'mon 32? Worst in the NFL? It's not like we perennially suck like the Raiders, Chiefs, 49ers, Lions, etc.

I don't believe we are the worst team in the NFL by a long shot, even given our disastrous off season.

I would put the Broncos between 22 and 25.

32nd is just moronic IMHO.

Dedhed
09-09-2009, 05:45 AM
If we finish with the worst record in football I'll get an "I love the KC Chiefs" tattoo on my forehead.

chadta
09-09-2009, 05:52 AM
If we finish with the worst record in football I'll get an "I love the KC Chiefs" tattoo on my forehead.


i really hope it dosent come to that, but if it does i want pictures ROFL!

Bigdawg26
09-09-2009, 05:56 AM
Man I know we might suck but you got to at least put us above the Lions!!!

jhns
09-09-2009, 06:08 AM
See what I have been saying. Most every analyst, ex-coach, ex-player, and ex-gm that I have seen says that this team has screwed up bad. I do not get what some of you are thinking when you cry that we all need to love mcdaniels. Why would I love someone that screws up my team? Why would I support bad decisions and hope that they continue for a few more years? Only "real fans" that don't understand what they are watching would support this front office.

Here is a little piece of info you real fans are forgetting. Mcdaniels/Xanders are not the Denver Broncos and will not be around nearly as long as the team. It is why I don't understand cutler trade support. Even if mcdaniels is good he wouldn't be on this team longer than cutler is in the league. Did you ever think about the fact that future coaches actually want a good QB? I'm pretty sure mcd is the first coach I have ever seen that hates good QBs.

broncofan7
09-09-2009, 06:11 AM
Hopefully we shock the world--but is this article surprising? Only in the fact that this guy obviously has not seen the KC chiefs play this pre-season.......

GoBroncos DownUnder
09-09-2009, 06:17 AM
Lee Rusakoff - Burger King's #1 burger griller by day ... (Internet) Journalist by night!

Why does it matter that some guy essentially said "Denver sucks" and published in on a Comcast website? (Don't get me started on his lack of writing skills.) ;)
Worse than Detroit? Could we go -2 and 18?

ScottXray
09-09-2009, 06:45 AM
He puts us at 32 and the Chiefs at 25 because they have Pioli.
He Likes their direction ?
Probably hasn't watched a pre-season game or paid attention
since the draft. Now has a deadline to get this article posted
so throws stuff against the wall, reads some tea leaves, and
comes up with us at 32.

HACK!

Tombstone RJ
09-09-2009, 06:51 AM
NFL 2009 Preseason Power Rankings


32. Denver Broncos: Why there’s hope: Maybe Josh McDaniels is an evil genius (like his mentor). Maybe the rookie head coach and his new GM Brian Xanders are making all these bizarre offseason moves as a part of a secret, divine and awe-inspiring master plan. Maybe Kyle Orton was bogged down in Chi-Town because of his receivers, maybe Brian Dawkins hasn’t lost a step, maybe Brandon Marshall will be extra-motivated to prove his worth, maybe Jamie Winborn was the leading tackler by default, maybe a 3-4 defense will make them better against the run…

Why there’s doubt: Then again, maybe not…
http://www.comcast.net/sports/russakoffrules/31006/nfl2009preseasonpowerrankingsthedreadfuldozen/


Maybe this guys an idiot?

colonelbeef
09-09-2009, 07:06 AM
Best players on the team are Bailey and Clady. I get the mancrush on Cutler, but to call him the best player on the team is a stretch. Best players dont cough the ball up 20 times.


:Broncos:

I get the homerish spurned widow reaction to Cutler leaving, but he was the best player on the team last year by a mile. His lead rusher had 300 yards, yet he managed to set a record with 4500 yards and throw 25 tds, even with 8 dropping back regularly- even on rushing downs, a defense that simply could not turn the ball over and let up long drive after long drive, and rookies all over the place.

Bailey played 9 games and was a non factor in at least half of the time he actually did suit up, and Clady, while a phenomenal pick, was made to look better than he is- the entire line did, thanks to having a true weapon at QB, a guy with the best pocket awareness in the game, quick feet and a ridiculously fast release, and the best and most OL friendly HC in the history of the game.

Cutler was the best player on the team last year. Don't take my word for it, just look at the prognostications for this year versus last year, or consult any person who observes pro football, or the Broncos, for a living.

Archer81
09-09-2009, 07:30 AM
I get the homerish spurned widow reaction to Cutler leaving, but he was the best player on the team last year by a mile. His lead rusher had 300 yards, yet he managed to set a record with 4500 yards and throw 25 tds, even with 8 dropping back regularly- even on rushing downs, a defense that simply could not turn the ball over and let up long drive after long drive, and rookies all over the place.

Bailey played 9 games and was a non factor in at least half of the time he actually did suit up, and Clady, while a phenomenal pick, was made to look better than he is- the entire line did, thanks to having a true weapon at QB, a guy with the best pocket awareness in the game, quick feet and a ridiculously fast release, and the best and most OL friendly HC in the history of the game.

Cutler was the best player on the team last year. Don't take my word for it, just look at the prognostications for this year versus last year, or consult any person who observes pro football, or the Broncos, for a living.


So to help the defense that couldnt get a turnover to save its life...the "best player on the team" would turn the ball over himself 20 times? Would keep the offense on the field by locking onto Marshall on 3rd down when he had Royal, Sheffler or Stokely running wide open on the other side of the field? I know you dont like to hear this, but Jay had faults in his game, that by midseason he was not improving on. Was he one of our better players? Of course. Was he the best one? Hardly.

:Broncos:

MrPeepers
09-09-2009, 08:24 AM
sorry, but teams with elite offensive lines are NEVER the worst teams in the league. We may have some dysfunctional aspects of the team, but we will surprise every one of these hack journalists. Sorry, any journalist worth his salt would respect the O line.

Mr.Meanie
09-09-2009, 08:34 AM
See what I have been saying. Most every analyst, ex-coach, ex-player, and ex-gm that I have seen says that this team has screwed up bad. I do not get what some of you are thinking when you cry that we all need to love mcdaniels. Why would I love someone that screws up my team? Why would I support bad decisions and hope that they continue for a few more years? Only "real fans" that don't understand what they are watching would support this front office.

Here is a little piece of info you real fans are forgetting. Mcdaniels/Xanders are not the Denver Broncos and will not be around nearly as long as the team. It is why I don't understand cutler trade support. Even if mcdaniels is good he wouldn't be on this team longer than cutler is in the league. Did you ever think about the fact that future coaches actually want a good QB? I'm pretty sure mcd is the first coach I have ever seen that hates good QBs.

The funny thing is, if McD turns this all around the haters will say it could have been better with Cutler or Shanahan, or the only reason it turned around was Nolan, or we got lucky because SD tanked, or we play in the AFCW, or any one of 100 excuses so they don't look like total jackasses with all the relentless negativity over the past 6 months.

TailgateNut
09-09-2009, 08:36 AM
sorry, but teams with elite offensive lines are NEVER the worst teams in the league. We may have some dysfunctional aspects of the team, but we will surprise every one of these hack journalists. Sorry, any journalist worth his salt would respect the O line.

Not only the O line, but also the improvement on our D and ST performance (I know it was only preseason, but I like what I've seen, and like it even more when considering last years abysmal performances.

jhns
09-09-2009, 08:38 AM
The funny thing is, if McD turns this all around the haters will say it could have been better with Cutler or Shanahan, or the only reason it turned around was Nolan, or we got lucky because SD tanked, or we play in the AFCW, or any one of 100 excuses so they don't look like total jackasses with all the relentless negativity over the past 6 months.

The funny thing is after I(and everyone else) is proven right, all the blind crybabies that have done nothing but hate all offseason will be here telling us that we didn't know anything and became a bottom feeder by chance.

~Crash~
09-09-2009, 08:38 AM
I love it.

I hope we see this continue through Sunday. Bash away, folks!

We'll revisit all of these articles and posts at a later date. Trust me.

I should pull all my negative comments on cutler last season stating Cutler looked like a child doing interviews and that he needed to grab a back bone . there were a lot of you guys that now slam cutler was slamming the hell out of me .

Mr.Meanie
09-09-2009, 08:48 AM
The funny thing is after I(and everyone else) is proven right, all the blind crybabies that have done nothing but hate all offseason will be here telling us that we didn't know anything and became a bottom feeder by chance.

The people excited about the team, the season, and all things Broncos are the haters now? Okay...

jhns
09-09-2009, 08:53 AM
The people excited about the team, the season, and all things Broncos are the haters now? Okay...

You sure are. Anytime someone says we screwed up thos offseason, the next 50 rsponses are either "yeah we did!" or "go **** youself, you are just a piece of **** that doesn't know anything. You aren't a real fan and need to go to the chicago board. **** you asshole"....

I started posting this offseason about football and the only responses from you and your hater kind have been personal attacks. Now I am getting into it to but I never said the negative side of the argument didn't hate.

jhns
09-09-2009, 08:57 AM
The positive people also do the majority of the childish crying here. I see far more posts crying about people being negative than I see posts crying about what the front office did. Pretty much the entire Bronco fanbase has turned into a giant 2 year old.

Mr.Meanie
09-09-2009, 08:58 AM
You sure are. Anytime someone says we screwed up thos offseason, the next 50 rsponses are either "yeah we did!" or "go **** youself, you are just a piece of **** that doesn't know anything. You aren't a real fan and need to go to the chicago board. **** you a-hole"....

I started posting this offseason about football and the only responses from you and your hater kind have been personal attacks. Now I am getting into it to but I never said the negative side of the argument didn't hate.

Feel free to comb through the archives and pull up a single quote from me of what you just posted...

jhns
09-09-2009, 09:05 AM
Feel free to comb through the archives and pull up a single quote from me of what you just posted...

Wait, I thought we were just makeing broad generalizations about everyone here. Since when did you need it to be a poter by poster thing? Why should I make this distinction after the crap you post?

Mr.Meanie
09-09-2009, 09:08 AM
Wait, I thought we were just makeing broad generalizations about everyone here. Since when did you need it to be a poter by poster thing? Why should I make this distinction after the crap you post?

Since you said "You sure are" and "responses from you"...

jhns
09-09-2009, 09:13 AM
Since you said "You sure are" and "responses from you"...

Fine, I will just admit that I don't care enough to search. I don't even know how to vopy/paste from my phone even if I did look. I do remember some line about me reminding you of the comic book guy from the simpsons though. I'm pretty sure that was yesterday in fact. I'm sure it wouldn't take long to find more. Now explain how that was a positive thought.

oubronco
09-09-2009, 09:32 AM
No where to go but up

DrFate
09-09-2009, 09:55 AM
It won't matter if we win 3 games to Popps. It's rebuiilding to him.

That is what is so great about the Kool Aid brigade. If McDaniels wins 8 games - he's a genius, we never needed Cutler or Shanahan. If he wins 2 games - it's a rebuild, and he has to have time to implement 'the system'.

It removes any connection between reality and his performance. In some twisted way, he can't lose.

uplink
09-09-2009, 10:51 AM
The pundits are making too much of the Cutler exit, this team has 3 elite units IMO OLine, WRs, and DBs. Can't say that about other teams poorly ranked teams like KC and Oakland etc.

DrFate
09-09-2009, 11:14 AM
The pundits are making too much of the Cutler exit, this team has 3 elite units IMO OLine, WRs, and DBs. Can't say that about other teams poorly ranked teams like KC and Oakland etc.

The OLine is good, probably one of the best in the league

The WRs are solid, I'm not putting them in the same class as Arizona

And the DBs are aging...

atomicbloke
10-04-2009, 10:21 PM
bump

Mr.Meanie
10-04-2009, 10:23 PM
bump

lol

Mr. Elway
10-04-2009, 10:27 PM
great bump. The author of this article should be out of a job.

Rock Chalk
10-04-2009, 10:29 PM
Holy ****,

The Saints, Bengals, 9ers, Jets and Broncos are all top 10 teams.

epicSocialism4tw
10-04-2009, 10:44 PM
Holy ****,

The Saints, Bengals, 9ers, Jets and Broncos are all top 10 teams.

That's almost half of his list.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Blsx_6dnFT4/SAYoTOnhNwI/AAAAAAAAAjs/Ce4Ea9Z1TMM/s400/fail.jpg

ZONA
10-04-2009, 11:10 PM
http://www.hemmy.net/images/interesting/fail28.jpg

snowspot66
10-05-2009, 12:32 AM
Holy ****,

The Saints, Bengals, 9ers, Jets and Broncos are all top 10 teams.

I know in this league teams can go from top to bottom and back again real quick but getting half of their list so completely wrong is just ****ing horrible. I can't believe they got paid for this ****.

GoBroncos DownUnder
10-05-2009, 05:50 AM
See what I have been saying. Most every analyst, ex-coach, ex-player, and ex-gm that I have seen says that this team has screwed up bad. I do not get what some of you are thinking when you cry that we all need to love (4-0) mcdaniels. Why would I love someone that screws up my team (with a 4-0 start)? Why would I support bad decisions and hope that they continue for a few more years? Only "real fans" that don't understand what they are watching would support this (undefeated) front office.

Here is a little piece of info you real fans are forgetting. Mcdaniels/Xanders are not the Denver Broncos and will not be around nearly as long as the team. It is why I don't understand cutler trade support. Even if mcdaniels is (4-0) good he wouldn't be on this team longer than cutler is in the league. Did you ever think about the fact that future coaches actually want a good (interception throwing) QB? I'm pretty sure mcd is the first coach I have ever seen that hates good QBs (and still gets 4-0 starts) .

Fixed - (my stuff is in BOLD) LOL

TailgateNut
10-05-2009, 06:41 AM
Fixed - (my stuff is in BOLD) LOL


I see a bit o crow being served to the "genius"Hilarious! of the OM.