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Broncos Projecting at Record Pace

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --With the Broncos out to a historic start to the season, let's take a step back and look at just how crazy the numbers are.

Keep in mind, we're only in Week 3. Plenty can change between now and Week 17, but it's still fun just to see what kind of pace the 2013 Broncos are on through three games.

2013 DENVER BRONCOS PROJECTIONS
Player/CategoryCurrentProjectedNote
Demaryius Thomas89-122, 1,143 yds., 12 TDs, 0 INT, 134.7 rtg.474-650, 6,096 yds., 64 TDs, 0 INT, 134.8 rtg.All but attempts would shatter NFL records.
Demaryius Thomas20 rec., 307 yds., 2 TDs107 rec., 1,637 yds., 11 TDsNo team has ever had four 1,000-yard receivers
Demaryius Thomas19 rec., 252 yds., 1 TD101 rec., 1,344 yds., 5 TDsNo team has ever had three 100-catch, 1,000-yard receivers
Wes Welker19 rec., 190 yds., 4 TDs101 rec., 1,013 yds., 21 TDs21 TDs would rank third in league history
Julius Thomas14 rec., 194 yds., 4 TD75 rec., 1,035 yds., 21 TDs21 TDs would set a record for tight ends
Matt Prater5-5 FGs, 16-16 PAT, 31 pts.27-27 FGs, 85-85 PAT, 165 pts.165 pts. would be one shy of the NFL record (166, Akers, '11)
Total Offensive Yds.1,4607,7877,474 is current team record ('11 Saints)
Team First Downs78416Would tie for second in NFL history (444, '12 Patriots)
Team Points127677589 is current record ('07 Patriots)
Opp. Rushing Yds.130693Would rank fourth in NFL history and be the fewest since '42
Total TDs168575 is current record ('11 Patriots)

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