5 Takeaways From The Denver Broncos Preseason Week 2 Win

5 Takeaways From Denver Broncos' Second Preseason Game

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The Denver Broncos turned it up a notch Sunday afternoon and spoiled the opening of Levi's Stadium by thrashing the San Francisco 49ers 34-0. Everything that they did seemed to work. But you know Peyton Manning will still believe that there is work to be done. But fans have to like what they saw.

Here are my five takeaways from their win Sunday afternoon.

5. Team Didn't Commit Dumb Penalties

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5. Team Didn't Commit Dumb Penalties

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While the Broncos still need to work on the amount of penalties during the game, they at least kept it on the down low. While 10 penalties are not something to smile about, at least they were not ones that resulted from frustration. Now the team needs to keep them down to single digits and all will be okay.

4. Offensive Line Kept The Quarterbacks Clean

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4. Offensive Line Kept The Quarterbacks Clean

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The offensive line was the biggest objective during the offseason. It has proven to worked out. The 49ers did not record a sack on any of the quarterbacks. This shows that the team has done its best so far to protect the quarterback. Let's see if it continues going forward.

3. Defense Played Lights Out The Entire 60 Minutes

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3. Defense Played Lights Out The Entire 60 Minutes

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One of the biggest surprises during the game was how nearly flawless the defense played the entire game. They did not allow a single point, forced four turnovers, and had a goal line stand towards the end of the game. They managed to cause havoc on the quarterback and forced split-second decisions. This unit has improved in a huge way and fans are excited to see what is next.

2. Brock Osweiler Continues To Impress

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2. Brock Osweiler Continues To Impress

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For the second preseason game, Brock Osweiler proved to fans that he can make the big plays. He did not play a lot in the game but showed what he has been working on during the offseason. Fans even got to see his throwing arm with his 30-plus yard touchdown pass. The future is bright for the Broncos with Osweiler on the roster.

1. The Broncos are a Deeper Team Than You Think

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1. The Broncos are a Deeper Team Than You Think

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As I have stated in a previous article, the Broncos had a giant advantage over the 49ers and that is how deep the team is. As the game continued on, it showed that the 49ers were tired and the Broncos were still going strong. The team knows that even if a player goes down they have someone ready to step in and step up.


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