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Von Miller has a plan... Sack the QB. Sack him often.
Prediction: The Denver Broncos defense will be one of the toughest in the league. Former defensive coordinator Mike Nolan's defense was ranked seventh in overall defense in 2009, Dennis Allen's 2011 squad looks to make that season look like child's play.
Take a team that boasted greats like Elvis Dumervil, Champ Bailey, D.J. Williams, and Brian Dawkins. Add to that team Von Miller, Rahim Moore, and a coach that thinks, eats, breathes, and sleeps defense.
What do you get?
The 2011 Denver Broncos defense.
Critics and NFL analysts seem to forget the stellar coordination and talent on the defensive side of the ball that led the Broncos to their 6-0 start during the 2009 NFL Regular Season. The same group of skilled and athletic men take the field for Denver this year, and they've invited some friends.
Second overall pick Von Miller has already displayed an insatiable taste for hard hits, great open-field tackles, and sacking the quarterback in his short time in training camp and the preseason. What's even better is that he happens to line up behind 2009 NFL sack leader Elvis Dumervil.
Rahim Moore, during the second week of preseason against the Buffalo Bills, showed us all just how he plans to deal with receivers entering his side of the field (and racked up a hefty fine in the process,) as he delivered a nasty blow to Bills receiver Donald Jones.
There will be no shortage of smash-mouth football during the Denver Broncos regular season contests in 2011.
By the time the clock hits all zeroes against the Broncos, opposing teams are going to be hearing footsteps.