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I am scared to death to root or pick against the Denver Broncos.
You have to admit, their run has been a bit weird, divinely weird.
Sure they only went 1-1 against other possible playoff teams since Tim Tebow became the official starter, but they'll have three games at home (one against a struggling and unhealthy Bears team, then against a Patriots team that will likely have their division wrapped up already, and the other against Kansas City) and their one road game left is in Buffalo.
That smells like 3-1 at worse, plus they hold a tiebreaker over the Raiders. If that fails, they also hold the tiebreaker over the Bengals and Jets. And they could still beat New England.
We might be talking about Tim Tebow, Super Bowl quarterback by the time everything is said and done. They don't have the talent of Baltimore, New England and Pittsburgh, but if they happen to host one of them (if the playoffs started today they'd host Pittsburgh), would you be surprised if they won?
At this point, would you be surprised if they somehow ran the table?