Houston Texans vs. Denver Broncos: 5 Things We Learned

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Houston Texans vs. Denver Broncos: 5 Things We Learned
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The Denver Broncos lost for the second time in one week with a 31-25 loss to the Houston Texans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. 

Coming back from a 20-point deficit for the second straight week, the Broncos made a late rally yet again by scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. The Broncos have now outscored their opponents 45-6 in the fourth quarter, but despite that sizable margin in the last quarter, the Broncos currently stand at 1-2.

In watching this game, it was pretty clear that the Texans are a better team than the Broncos. Yes, the Broncos did end the game losing by only six points. Yes, Peyton Manning didn't turn the ball over. But after the Broncos led 5-0 after a safety and a field goal kick by Matt Prater, the game was never in doubt. It was simply in Houston's favor the entire way.

What are some of the things that we learned about the Broncos after this loss?

The Broncos proved that although they are a solid team, they still have a ways to go before they can be considered an "elite" team...

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