After two consecutive wins, the Denver Broncos are just one game away from getting back to . on the season. Fans were asked in our SB Nation Reacts survey how confident they felt about the direction of the team and 72% are liking it.
Last week I looked at how Lock growing enough to really seize the job would put Elway in a position where he could capitalize on other teams desperation. This week we’ll look at how the Broncos can proceed if they keep finding ways to win even while Lock fails to grow as hoped. Right now Football Outsiders’ playoff odds report only gives the Broncos a 15% chance at a top 5 pick in the 2021 draft.
In the 4th, Patrick had run past J.C. Jackson again on along the left sideline and Drew threw the ball well behind. The trailing Jackson was able intercept the errant ball and return for the Patriots. Late in the 4th Patrick got wide open on a third-and-nine slant that Jackson had outside coverage on.