Denver dominated Oakland early and consistently out-played and out-physicaled the Raiders the entire game Thursday night.
When the Broncos reached one of their goals by wrapping up the AFC West on Sunday, John Fox became only the third coach in NFL history to take over a team with a losing record and win back-to-back division titles in his first two years.
Denver didn’t play dynamically until the second half, but when they did, they won their seventh straight game.
The Bucs can run and pass well, which will test Denver’s defense all day Sunday.
With their sixth straight victory Sunday, the Denver Broncos are in complete control of their division. Of course, their division rivals losing only helps matters.
Moreno, a former first round pick, has been delegated to fourth-string running back all season. But when Willis McGahee went down this week, he stepped up to carry the load, and well.
Willis McGahee has been placed on recallable injured reserve by the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos.
The Broncos started slow but stepped it up after the Chargers first score and never let off the gas. Denver’s defense was domineering in their pass rush and put consistent pressure on Philip Rivers.
With the massive match-up of the Broncos and Chargers in the Mile High City Sunday, Denver looks to miss two crucial linemen in Elvis Dumervil and Chris Kuper.
The Chargers know this week is a must-win and they’ll bring out all the stops in Denver.