The 2012 NFL season is rapidly approaching.
Free agency and the draft are now both complete and players have been participating in organized team workouts. Training camp is just over a month away.
The 2012 Denver Broncos are going to have a completely different look.
Gone are Tim Tebow and the conservative run-first offense.
Peyton Manning will be bringing his ability to stretch the field and exploit matchups to a team in dire need of scoring more points. The Broncos were ranked just 25th in scoring in 2011 with 19.3 points per game.
The 2012 Broncos will be facing a brutal schedule. They open the season with two prime-time games and will play five games in prime time overall.
Denver's opponents went 139-117 (.543) in 2011, making their schedule the second toughest in the league behind only the Super Bowl champion New York Giants.
So which games are going to be the most challenging?
Here are the five toughest games on the 2012 Denver Broncos schedule.