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Old 09-17-2012, 02:17 PM   #1
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Before the Steeler game I was a complete mess. I have never been more worried about game than that one since forever ago.

This game feels different. Let me preface by saying I still think we can lose this game, but maybe because I don't think we'll get destroyed.

Is it that the Steelers shut down the Jets? Is it that the Chiefs are actually just awful and actually moved the ball on the Falcons pretty well? Is it because Ryan is 0-3 on MNF? Maybe it's because they are an NFC team and so wouldn't ding our record TOO much.

Anyone else not feeling so worried?
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It's because you haven't heard this yet: Joe Mays did not leave the field at all on Sunday. He was one of four players to play all 81 defensive snaps, along with Champ, Moore, and Adams (Porter missed one snap).
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I'm extremely worried about this game.

All I keep thinking is Matt Ryan is 26-4 at home.

I'll be a mess right before kickoff.
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I think we lose this game, but I'm not really worried about it. It's a game we SHOULD lose. We will still probably go far into the playoffs.
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It's because you haven't heard this yet: Joe Mays did not leave the field at all on Sunday. He was one of four players to play all 81 defensive snaps, along with Champ, Moore, and Adams (Porter missed one snap).
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It's because you haven't heard this yet: Joe Mays did not leave the field at all on Sunday. He was one of four players to play all 81 defensive snaps, along with Champ, Moore, and Adams (Porter missed one snap).
I think it was FatMan, but some website brought up the point that Mays is probably kept in the nickel because of his run defense. Its not hard to recall how awful teams would gash our nickel last year on the ground. Until Patrick Willis comes to the Broncos, expect to see a lot more of that.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:25 PM   #8
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Two words:

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I'm not expecting to win this game tonight. Not because I don't think we can or that I'm scared of their O. I just think the middle of our D is still way soft for a high powered offense.

Miller and Doom must have huge nights to get a win.

Its a good test to see how much more work is needed to be a true contender.

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Because these Falcons have been known as a finesse team with less of a reputation for kicking people's asses. They exist outside of our smaller sphere, the AFC West, and our larger sphere, the AFC as a whole. On top of that they're in one of the less publicised NFC divisions.

Plenty to be worried about but as someone else said the loss last week looks slightly less impressive after Buffalo dominated the same opponent.

Lastly Manning's miraculous abilities have done something that hasn't been possible in Denver for the last 14 years - calmed my nerves.
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I actually feel strangely comfortable about this game too. Maybe not comfortable as in I think it'll be an easy win, but I know we'll be competitive this season, and if we have to lose games, losing road games to an NFC opponent is not a death sentence.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:27 PM   #12
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The only thing I am worried about is our defense getting shredded by Ryan's air attack.

I wasn't completely impressed with JDR's playcalling last week but lets hope some adjustments were made to cover up our LBers being weak in coverage.
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I'm eating wings tonight, so I'm not worried.
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If Manning has more possessions than he did with the Steelers, we will win this game. Manning on the field more is a good thing and more points for us.
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You nailed it. We have an all time great playing QB. We were worried about it last week because 1) Pittsburgh D and 2) didn't know how rusty Manning would be. Don't have those concerns this week.
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Before the Steeler game I was a complete mess. I have never been more worried about game than that one since forever ago.

This game feels different. Let me preface by saying I still think we can lose this game, but maybe because I don't think we'll get destroyed.

Is it that the Steelers shut down the Jets? Is it that the Chiefs are actually just awful and actually moved the ball on the Falcons pretty well? Is it because Ryan is 0-3 on MNF? Maybe it's because they are an NFC team and so wouldn't ding our record TOO much.

Anyone else not feeling so worried?
I completely agree with you Kaylore....I had the same exact emotions last week compared to this week. I think it is because before the Steeler game I knew if we lost we realistically could start 0-3 and still be a good team. Now at least if we beat the Raiders in week 4 the worst we are looking at is 2-2 which is not bad considering who we played in our first 4 games. I will be thrilled if we can get one of these next two
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I'm more worried about this game than the steelers. Steelers don't light up scoreboards. Atl also runs no huddle sometimes so this game could end up 48-45 or some ridiculous score. The offense needs to come out firing. Not like last week. You can overcome a sluggish start against steelers, not so much atl in their house. Tony Gonzalez will get his. Gotta put up a lot of points to win this one.
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I think it was FatMan, but some website brought up the point that Mays is probably kept in the nickel because of his run defense. Its not hard to recall how awful teams would gash our nickel last year on the ground. Until Patrick Willis comes to the Broncos, expect to see a lot more of that.
That I understand, but EVERY PLAY?

Multiple 3rd and 15+?

Pit's last chance drives?
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I'm the same as Khan. I think it's because its the NFC.

Of course I always want to win, but this is a game of lesser-importance.
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That I understand, but EVERY PLAY?

Multiple 3rd and 15+?

Pit's last chance drives?
Yeah, i cant disagree with you there.
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Denver should be 6-2 after 8 games if we stay healthy.
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As a fan I look at it like this is a bonus game. We're suppose to lose and so anything better than that bumps IMO our record up from 11-5 or 12-4.

Or if we win it will allow us to have a stinker against a lesser opponent and not really be hurt by it.

Though I know that once manning is doing his presnap bull**** right before his first play and the crowd is going nuts I'll be a mess.
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I actually feel strangely comfortable about this game too. Maybe not comfortable as in I think it'll be an easy win, but I know we'll be competitive this season, and if we have to lose games, losing road games to an NFC opponent is not a death sentence.
I think it's this. It's partly that the Falcons third down defense is worse than ours. It's partly that they're nicked up, but mostly, if we lose tonight it won't ruin our season. There's something relaxing about that.
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We will win. Wow, it took 10 years but I finally got 1000 posts, lord have mercy!!

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When you get nervous about a game you can just add another wife to distract you.

We don't have this luxury. It's just unfair.
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