Originally Posted by cmhargrove
We still have a few things to prove in the playoffs. The key things in my mind are:
• Can we keep a ground game going against strong playoff contenders? Can Moreno keep rolling, and even break a few big plays (game changers)?
• Can we find a way to shut down exceptional tight ends? This has been a problem for many, many years.
• Can we beat the Patriots (especially with everything on the line)?
Check off that list, and I will call us elite.
I would add just a few things. A viable back up to Manning (The Broncos needed to have hit on OSweiler). We need to find a good young smart MLB.
Obviously we have other needs but these are the deal breakers to elite.