**Facing a tough stretch, Broncos need to move fast to make repairs**(Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
The Broncos are about to find out how difficult the league can be and how ready they are for that challenge given their early-season inconsistencies.* *
Are the Broncos playoff contenders or pretenders? (Nicki Jhabvala and Mark Kiszla, Denver Post)
Will the real Broncos please stand up? In a year when Kansas City and Philadelphia are the best NFL teams after six weeks of football, the championship race appears to be wide open.
Home has been where missed field goals are for McManus (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
While he was just another item on a rather long list of things that went wrong in the Broncos' dismal prime-time effort, McManus has missed five kicks in five games.
Chargers have the personnel to do what Giants did against Broncos (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)
Henry is second on the Chargers, with two touchdown catches, and Gates is Gates, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection who has been a longtime thorn for the Broncos. **
Lunch Special: What are the Broncos’ options at right tackle? (Nick Kosmider, Denver Post)
Should Menelik Watson not be able to play Sunday because of his calf injury (Vance Joseph said yesterday he's day-to-day), then the options on the current roster for a replacement would be Donald Stephenson or Barbre.