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The Squeeze: Broncos react to AFC Wild Card round

Posted Jan 10, 2016

A concentrated look at recent juice on the Broncos.

Happy Sunday, #BroncosCountry –

We hope you can sit back and relax today knowing the Broncos are taking on the Steelers in the Divisional round next Sunday. It’s officially game week, but in the meantime, here are a couple things to get caught up on:

1. Broncos react to AFC Wild Card round

It’s official. The Broncos will host the Pittsburgh Steelers for a rematch in the AFC Divisional round. 

It looks like the Broncos are ready:

2. Three reasons the Broncos can beat the Steelers

There’s a multitude of reasons the Broncos could beat the Steelers this Sunday (starting with #BroncosCountry in the stands), but ESPN’s Jeff Legwold broke down three ways the Broncos top the Steelers.

Starting with the Broncos defense:

The Broncos entered the 2013 postseason as the highest-scoring team in league history after their 606-point output, but they lost the Super Bowl by 35 points on a day when the offense never really found its balance. This Broncos team has been fueled by defense all season, having finished the regular season No. 1 in total defense, No. 1 in pass defense, No. 1 in sacks, No. 1 in fewest yards allowed per play, No. 1 in fewest yards allowed per rush, No. 1 in fewest yards allowed per pass, No. 3 in run defense and No. 4 in scoring defense.

Read the rest of Legwold’s keys here.

3. In case you missed it …