Denver Broncos: Three Keys to watch against the Cincinnati Bengals

The Denver Broncos are losers of five straight. Sunday they have a home game against a beatable opponent, Cincinnati Bengals. Many issues are affecting this Broncos team. From the QB to the defense, things are falling apart. Is there any relief in sight for the current slide? When will Paxton Lynch make an appearance? Can the Broncos beat the Bengals? I believe they can. Here are the weekly keys for them to win.

  1. Special Teams

Denver Broncos Special Teams Coordinator, Brock Olivo has felt the heat as of late. Especially when it comes to Isaiah McKenzie returning punts. He has put the ball on the turf more than he has caught it or seems it seems. Some reports surfaced this week that WR Jordan Taylor or even WR Emmanuel Sanders would be placed back on puts. Seeing these reports surface gives me more confidence in the Broncos return game on Sunday.

  1. Brock Osweiler

Since Osweiler has taken over the offense, it has become somewhat more of a competent machine. However, now that Paxton Lynch is healthier, he will be feeling his pressure. Osweiler will need a solid outing to keep hold of the job. He will need to be smart with the ball and give his offense a chance to move the ball. The Bengals defense is top 5 against the pass. So they will not make it easy on the Brock n Roll Train.

  1. Defense

While the Denver Broncos defense is still 4th overall, they have fallen against the run and pass. Although they are still in the top 10 in each category. Moreover, The Broncos will need to lock down the Bengals offense early. In fact, if you give Andy Dalton any momentum early, he uses it to build the rest of the game.

Additionally, they have a threat at TE in Tyler Kroft. All things considered, Kroft has filled in nicely for Tyler Eifert. IN the same way, the Broncos have exceptionally vulnerable against the TE this season. Therefore, limiting the middle of the field is a huge key to success Sunday afternoon.

The Denver Broncos have 8 games left. They can use them to answer some question going forward. It begins Sunday.

Kickoff for Bengals/Broncos is Sunday, November 19 at 2:25 pm in Denver, CO.

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