Even though Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos go into their bye week ranked in first—by virtue of their win against San Diego—they have much to improve on if they want to not only make the playoffs but win the Super Bowl.
Even though they have won two out of their past three games, the Broncos have problems that need to be fixed,and fixed fast, because they have big games coming up in a very crowded division.
The wins? Against Pittsburgh—who just isn't that good this year—Oakland and San Diego. Maybe Manning knew what he was getting into when he decided not to go to San Francisco and risk facing the relentless defenses of Seattle and Arizona.
With all that in mind, let's take a look at what needs to be fixed and how they can get it done.