After getting to the Super Bowl last year, John Elway opened the checkbook to marquee free agents T.J. Ward, Aqib Talib and DeMarcus Ware, thus declaring a Super Bowl or bust season for the Broncos.
This means the Broncos are going to get their opponents' best shot in most of the games they play this year.
Before that happens, the Broncos have several questions that need to be answered.
Like most teams, Denver faces questions of players returning from injury, players shifting positions and finding the right player to fill certain roles.
But the Broncos also face a question that no other team in the NFL will deal with this year: how will they respond after their loss in the Super Bowl?
Here, we take a look at some of the more pressing questions in Denver and determine what is fact and what is fiction.