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The Denver Broncos will host the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the 2012 playoffs on Saturday, January 12, 2013, and we’re breaking down all angles. Today: we break down advanced stats of Football Outsiders. Rankings use Football Outsiders’ regular season DVOA rankings, which take into account every play of the NFL season and [...]

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Published on 01/09/2013 at Wed Jan 09 07:19.   3 Comments
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BT’s Outsiders Perspective makes its triumphant return, now that Football Outsiders has had a chance to tally a few weeks’ worth of data. Recall that FO uses smarter stats to analyze the effectiveness of NFL teams and players — negative percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and specials. Offense Offensive VOA: 20.8% (6th) [...]

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Published on 09/21/2012 at Fri Sep 21 10:00.   1 Comment
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Record: 1-0 Streak: Won 1 Series vs. Denver: 4-8-0 Last time: Broncos, 24-20, Nov. 2008 The Line: Atlanta (-3) The Denver Broncos head south to face the Atlanta Falcons in each team’s Monday Night Football debut this year. Kickoff on September 17th is set for 8:30 p.m. EDT. Here’s your first look at the Atlanta [...]

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Published on 09/13/2012 at Thu Sep 13 12:00.   12 Comments
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Breaking down the Denver Broncos‘ second playoff opponent in six years from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective: the New England Patriots. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. DVOA Primer Overall DVOA: 22.5% (4th) Again the Denver Broncos are facing a juggernaut of statistical efficiency, this time against [...]

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Published on 01/12/2012 at Thu Jan 12 17:00.   13 Comments
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Breaking down the Denver Broncos‘ first playoff opponent in six years from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective: the Pittsburgh Steelers. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. DVOA Primer Overall DVOA: 23.7% (2nd) The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most overall efficient teams in the NFL, second [...]

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Published on 01/05/2012 at Thu Jan 05 17:00.   3 Comments
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As fans of Football Outsiders, every week we’ll hit up the smarter stats for some perspective on what the Broncos can expect from that week’s opponent. Recall that negative percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. Pass Offense: 61.4% (2nd) Rush Offense: -0.4% (13th) Analysis: We’ve discussed the exploits of Peyton [...]

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Published on 09/23/2010 at Thu Sep 23 16:43.   5 Comments
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Breaking down the Denver Broncos‘ opponent from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective. This week: Philadelphia. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. We hope you all had a very merry Christmas, and we wish you a continued happy holidays! The schedule makers certainly didn’t give the Broncos anything [...]

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Published on 12/26/2009 at Sat Dec 26 08:00.   5 Comments
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Breaking down each week’s Broncos‘ opponent from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective. This week: Indianapolis. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. Pass Offense: 49.0% (4th) Rush Offense: 4.4% (12th) The Colts may have the lowest rushing yardage total in the league, but their rush DVOA confirms what [...]

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Published on 12/11/2009 at Fri Dec 11 14:00.   No Comments
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Darrell Reid and Wesley Woodyard took time out of their free time Tuesday to support Arapahoe High School’s food drive.  “It just makes you reflect and remember that everybody’s not as fortunate as you are,” Reid said.  [DenverBroncos.com] Monday night saw five Broncos host 40 kids for a holiday shopping spree.  [DB.com] Ryan Clady was [...]

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Published on 12/09/2009 at Wed Dec 09 09:44.   1 Comment
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Breaking down each week’s Broncos‘ opponent from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. Pass Offense: 33.6% (10th) Rush Offense: 0.3% (15th) The Giants are known for their punishing running game, but their passing game is underrated, and they will try to attack [...]

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Published on 11/25/2009 at Wed Nov 25 18:50.   13 Comments
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