Sunday brings the Denver Broncos back into play, the Broncos will be looking to build on their first division road win since the 2015 season.
I don’t know, something about that win over the Chargers felt different. Earlier wins against bad teams did little to stem the questions swirling around this Denver Broncos team. If the Broncos have turned the proverbial corner, there are several factors that contribute.
One aspect that’s had a sizable impact is limiting turnovers. Denver has just one in the last two games after battling the turnover bug for much of the season.
Another is slowly improving offensive line play, gravy considering injuries and inexperience. Denver allowed just two sacks against the Texans and zero to the Chargers. It’s given us a better look at what quarterback Case Keenum can do. While Keenum didn’t have a TD throw against Los Angeles, he had a fourth quarter performance for the ages and at least momentarily stalled questions about his viability as the Broncos QB.
In the end, the turnaround (if this is) is driven by players and three that have stood out all season will need to be on top again if Denver is to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers: