December 22, 2011

Game 15: Broncos Vs Bills

What up Broncos fans? After a disappointing loss last week to the Pats at home the Broncos go on the road for the final time this year. This week the Broncos are facing the 5-9 Bills. Who after a great start to the year have struggled in recent weeks and are limping to the of the season. The Broncos last week were disappointing in their loss to the Pats but there is a lot of good to take from the game. For example the Broncos now know what areas they have to improve on. They know that they can run the ball and score points on a good team. The game against the Pats should be a great motivation for the team to know nothing is a given and they will have to work hard for their wins.

Why to watch
Tebow Time is trying to keep a grip on the AFC West lead and get into the playoffs. The Bills are trying to end a death spiral since getting off to a 4-2 start.

Inside story
Willis McGahee is banged up, but would love to get a piece of the Bills, who traded him to Baltimore earlier in his career. There are some rumblings that a front office shakeup of some sort in Buffalo is not out of the question. C.J. Spiller is breaking a few longer runs recently. You have to like Denver's chances of getting plenty of hits on Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Match Ups
The Bills don't worry our defense much. But CJ Spiller and Steve Johnson are the two biggest threats for our defense. I except Champ to be on Johnson most of the time. As for Spiller the Bills have been moving him around and trying to get him in space. Our defense will have to stop his runs and limit his catches to take him out of the game. I am looking at you Woodyard, you will need to play better than last week.

Von Doom need to get after Fitzpatrick early and often. Throw him off his game so he passes a few intercepts and turns the ball over. We can't let him play himself into form.
I would also like to see a little more out of Mays too.
Our offense on the other hand needs to put in work. Run the ball and get some points. DT has been a beast but I would like to see the others get involved, especially our TEs. I would also like to see Johnson get a few more carrys, he may be that change of pace back.
Our offensive line needs to block better overall for this one. Plus Daresus will be out to prove himself again.
Now for a word on Tebow, last week I asked a lot from Tebow. He didn't deliver but he started off well. This week he needs to show last week didn't phase him and that he has learnt from his mistakes. I would like to see Tebow spread the ball around and have a good day against the Bills.

Don't over look the Bills, they ain't a bad team, just a very injured one. But I do think the Broncos can held them. I am thinking a 31-10 score line. Champ gets a pick six for the D.

Playoff Scenarios
Denver clinches AFC West Division:

1) DEN win + OAK loss or tie

2) DEN tie + OAK loss + SD loss or tie

Denver clinches a wild card spot:

DEN win + NYJ loss + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie

Injury Report
David Bruton (S), Achilles, Limited, Questionable
Brian Dawkins (S), Neck, Limited, Questionable
Broderick Bunkley (DT), Knee, Full, Probable
Willis McGahee (RB), Hamstring, Full, Probable
Daniel Fells (TE), Thumb, Full, Probable
Von Miller (LB), Thumb, Full, Probable


Johnny White (RB), Concussion, DNP, Out
Stevie Johnson (WR), Groin, Limited, Questionable
Ruvell Martin (WR), Hamstring, DNP, Doubtful
Scott Chandler (TE), Ankle, Limited, Questionable

Other News
Miller didn't get any sacks last week against the Pats but Aldon Smith got a few sacks to take his total to 13. Let's go Miller, it is time to get a few sacks and get that record for the Broncos!

The injury report looks pretty good for the Bills, until you find out that they have 15 players on IR. Many of which are starters. Link for reference.

Here is a few photos of the Bills Cheerleaders.

And I thought an old classic would be nice.

The Definition of an optimist: A Buffalo Bills fan waiting at Buffalo Niagara International Airport for the Bills to return from winning the Super Bowl.

Report: In 2002 Bush considered sending troops to Buffalo
A wild celebration on the streets of Buffalo got out of hand when the Bills actually won a game.

The New York Police are cracking down on speeders heading into Buffalo .
For the first offense, they give you two Buffalo Bills tickets.
If you get stopped a second time, they make you use them.

YouTube Funny

I thought this was funny...

But this is even better!

Merry Christmas

Finally a big Merry Christmas too all Broncos Blog readers. Everyone have a great holiday and if your traveling make sure to be safe.

That is it from me, I may or may not be around over Christmas as I expect most of us will be busy, but I will do what I can...oh and GO BRONCOS! ~ Aussie.


  1. Oh and if you haven't seen it this is pretty funny.

  2. This funny too

  3. Well look at you... and all you're funnies. lol I LOVE that hit on Brady. Funniest thing I've ever seen. We need to lay plenty of hits like that on Fitzpatrick. Harass him ALL day

    And Merry Christmas to all of you!! Happy New Year as well, just for the heck of it. lol

    31-10, that's a bold prediction but I like it. Can't remember if I made one or not on DB for this game. Bay will let me know if I have haha But I'm feelin a 27-17 score. Let's keep this Bronco train a rollin!!

  4. Very disappointing game. Played some dumb football in the second quarter and when you turn the ball over in the second half as much as we did it is game over.

    Some key points for me. Why are you throwing a jump ball pass in the endzone to Royal? He was never going to make that play. The intercept was just automatic.

    Where did the run game go? Willis was injured again I believe so that pretty much meant it was gone.

    Johnson I wanted to see more of, I said it in this preview he needs more touches. He just seems dynamic.

    Larsen where were you today? I didn't see him on many if any offensive plays.

    Decker you there? Or too busy with your mind else where? Meeting Jesse's parents for Christmas?

    Rosario, blocking in the back is ILLEGAL, learn that dumbass.

    Willis isn't an return man, he may be fast but lacks explosion. Here's a thought play Willis at WR and Royal as a return man.

    Mays, Ayers, Miller where were you guys today.

    Rahim Moore, do you even know how to play football?

    We lacked pressure all game long, Fitzpatrick was able to sit there and pick us apart. Doom is still a beast though as he continues his quest for double digits.

    I thought Bruton had a good game filling in. As did Harris before the injury. What happened to Carter today?

    Champ was amazing again. I thought DJ was good also.

    We lost this game when Dawkins left, we were totally flat and never rallied. There was no desire or emotion in this game. None of that --> (Tebow pic)

    Hopefully for Christmas the Broncos get a clue and beat KC.

    Merry Christmas and we gone....

  5. I hope all had a Merry Christmas. At least in your personal lives and not the Bronco game. That sucked. Injuries are bad. Dawkins may be done for his career. Carter and Harris going out was a game changer. The D has to play better vs. KC that's for sure. Very disappointing showing this week and now of course the I told you Tebow sucks people are out. Thing is we are sitting pretty good. All we have to do is beat Orton (who we all know has lead in his ass) at home for our first playoff appearance in like 5 years or so. Not that tough. If we can't get that done then we aren't ready for playoffs yet anyway. OK actually anybody with half a brain knows we aren't ready even if we do make it. Just facing Orton as the opponents starting QB makes this game a hell of a lot of fun. If we happen to win we get to play another week. Go Broncos.

  6. Oh yeah, Miller better put Orton on his ass several times.