If Defense Wins Championships, Denver Broncos Set Up For Super Bowl RunThroughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.
Opponent Profile: Denver At Mile High Poses Problem For OaklandThe 3-12 Oakland Raiders travel to Denver for their 2014 finale against the Broncos, and it's probable the Broncos may not have much to play for, in terms of playoff seeding. But Denver will still want to win the game, and the Raiders haven't been very good on the road this year at all—the Silver & Black is winless, in fact, away from the Coliseum.
Opponent Profile: Broncos Not A Good Matchup For Raiders This WeekThe Denver Broncos are coming off a loss, and that means bad news for the winless Oakland Raiders. Peyton Manning loves to dissect a bad defense, and that's what he's prepping to do right now—leaving the Silver & Black on the spot for Sunday's game at the Coliseum against the defending AFC champs.
DeMarcus Ware Gives Denver Broncos Dynamic Pass-Rush Duo AgainThe addition of DeMarcus Ware means the Denver Broncos will have one of the scariest pass-rushing duos in football again.
Broncos Land DE Ware For $30M, 3 years
Cowboys Release Franchise Sacks Leader Ware
McFadden May Be Back, But Jennings Will Start For Oakland On ThanksgivingBoth teams are mostly healthy, but there are some concerns here and there for each squad in a short week of rest and recovery from the previous game.
NFC All-Pro Selections - DefenseDefense wins championships. But these days it's a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.