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View Poll Results: Has the Broncos recent success made the team boring?
No. Every week is exciting. We're fighting for a 2 seed! 79 79.00%
A little bit since already won the division. But still interesting. 11 11.00%
Yes. No losses, no Tebow, no McD, no controversy. I have to make up reasons to be mad after games. 8 8.00%
Brian Griese broke McGahee's leg. 16 16.00%
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:18 AM   #1
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I was listening to Mike and Joel on the morning show talking about which two receivers we should have active on game day - Willis or Caldwell. They made a comment about how that's the kind of stuff they need to talk about to get people interested.

Now rewind to last year. We were in the middle of a win streak then as well, but the way we were winning and the sharp difference in opinions on Tebow made the season very rocky.

It also made if very interesting. We were getting national attention and everyone had their take, even Lady Gaga. Now our games are the given thirty second highlights and a blurb at the end of NFL shows.

I similarly remember how crazy it was in the worst part of McDaniels' second year. There was so much controversy it seemed pretty active.

I wonder if we have become bored/spoiled with the Broncos. Like we're all just waiting around for the postseason.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:25 AM   #2
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not bored - mostly because of all the different playmakers this team is growing this year, and WANTING to watch the defense as much as the offense....this is a strange thing
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:27 AM   #3
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Enjoying it. Don't need the drama.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:28 AM   #4
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A big part of it is that we wrapped up the division already because all the other AFCW teams suck badly this year.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:29 AM   #5
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HELL NO!!!! If you need that stuff go watch WWE $h!t.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:33 AM   #6
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Knowshon Moreno is tearing this team apart!
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:34 AM   #7
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:39 AM   #8
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It's not like we are head and shoulders above the rest of the league. We are winning games, but not blowing teams out (like some people, around here, are expecting). I enjoy watching Manning work, and look forward to turnovers that are created by the defense. It's been a long time since we've had a defense that could actually take the ball away from the other team...
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:39 AM   #9
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Don't miss the drama. But I do miss having a competitive division. I found that I was looking forward to the Baltimore game far more than I was looking forward to the Oakland game. Seriously, a conference game carries the promise of more excitement than any of our traditional rivals this year because the rest of the AFC West sucks.

I just want beating Oakland and KC to mean something other than helping them get a higher draft pick. I want it to ruin there chance for the division or a play-off spot. I want it to drop their seeding in the play-offs. I want it to piss off their fan base rather than cause them to apathetically roll their eyes and start cheering for the draft.

That is the only drama I miss, fierce competitors dog fighting for positions in the play-offs.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:41 AM   #10
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There was less drama in the Elway/TD days when we were usually up by thirty at the half and had to figure out drinking games to stay awake for the second half.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:43 AM   #11
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At least here at the Mane we manufacture our own drama 24/7. Read a few threads and you'll have to remind yourself we're 10-3
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:26 AM   #12
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I'm loving every minute of it. Things are what they are supposed to be, that is, the Broncos are winning consistently again, have the division locked up and are positioning themselves for the playoff run.

as it should be.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:38 AM   #13
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It's not boring at all. I'm looking forward to each and every game (especially this next one because I have tickets ). I am a little intimidated by the Patriots (as much as I hate saying that); they seem to be our, and Peytons, nemesis.

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Old 12-08-2012, 11:52 AM   #14
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we need redskins & texans to win this week. would essentially set us up with a 1st rd bye.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:53 AM   #15
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:54 AM   #16
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we need redskins & texans to win this week. would essentially set us up with a 1st rd bye.
Skins win doesn't matter we still need to beat Ravens to get ahead of them.
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:56 AM   #17
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What you miss is the drama, like missing a crazy ex girlfriend because it was never boring. We got ourselves a new, beautiful, perfect, mentally stable girlfriend, but you can't help thinking back on the crazy b**** from time to time and the good moments you shared (Bears game). Shame on you.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:08 PM   #18
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Are you kidding? No clownshow or sideshow. We're back to what we should be: a top 5 franchise.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:23 PM   #19
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I'll take the boredom of having the division wrapped up before Christmas and fighting for the 2 seed.

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Old 12-08-2012, 12:41 PM   #20
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I voted for the 3rd option. Not because it is necessarily accurate, but because it is the closest answer to being accurate.

I have told anyone that asks that last year may have been the most fun of a ride for a season that I have ever seen, and i have been watching Bronco football since the early 80's. Just in the nature of those games and all the drama that enfolded at the end of those games, and then add in the Tebow circus, and you've got a real fun season.

However, I feel that this year's team is much like the 2 SB winning teams. Not in how they win and are constructed, but in how they conduct their business. They expect to win, and I think that is the way many fans think. I expect the Broncos to win every game, so if they don't blow teams away then I wonder what is wrong with them.

This team, like their SB winning counterparts, are very methodical and business- like their approach, and it explains why the team did not pop the corks after clinching the AFC West; and neither did I.

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Skins win doesn't matter we still need to beat Ravens to get ahead of them.
Granted we still need to beat the ravens next week,but a loss to the redskins would give us a cushion to secure a bye week. A loss to the skins would put the ravens at 9-4.
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:20 PM   #22
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I get to witness one of the greatest QB of all time for 16+ Sundays

Best season since 1998. We go into almost every game with the better QB on the field

Hell to the no
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:30 PM   #23
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The difference is expecting to win vs. hoping to win. I am enjoying this season just as much, but looking forward to the playoffs more than the next opponent. The drama is in how the seeding will shake out.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:11 PM   #24
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No!! Manning and Miller are fun to watch. Seeing Thomas and Decker grow up before our eyes is great. Having a Top 5 D and a Top 5 O is very exciting.

The Drama fanatics can go elsewhere if they need it.

I suspect other teams and the talking heads are jealous and/or peeved that the team from the Flyover Zone is a fugging good team. And they are still unsure why Manning chose Denver. (Frankly, I am happy he did, but I am not real sure why he did.)
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:15 PM   #25
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I am thoroughly enjoying this season. Last year really only the last half of the season was interesting, it really turned around when we beat Oakland and KC in back to back weeks and we got in the race and San Diego ran into that long losing streak.
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