The Denver Broncos are scoring nearly 30 points per game and Peyton Manning is the front-runner for the NFL’s MVP award, but the offense is still a work in progress. That doesn’t seem fair to the rest of the NFL, does it?
Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post reports that Manning and the rest of the offense are still developing chemistry that can take years in some cases. It sounds crazy that the offense could get better, but Manning knows the Broncos can be better at adjusting to how teams try to slow them down.
The great players are never truly satisfied and always want to be better, so the fact that the Broncos haven’t lost since traveling to New England a million weeks ago is not enough for Manning. The Broncos still have a shot at the No. 1 seed in the AFC if the Houston Texans lose this weekend and the Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs. The latter seems like a certainty, but isn’t going to be enough to satisfy Manning.
Although Manning isn’t a young man anymore, the Broncos could just be scratching the surface of their offensive potential. It’s a scary thought for the rest of the NFL. Outside of Manning the Broncos are also a pretty young team and will probably remain contenders for the next couple of years under Manning’s guidance.
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