04/16/2006 - Sure, it's five months from the start of the season, but one thing is becoming evident for the Broncos: Beware of Kansas City. The Broncos' primary obstacle in defending their first AFC West Division championship in seven years is Kansas City. Many league observers expect the Chiefs to make a run at the West and the Super Bowl. Under new coach Herman Edwards, the Chiefs have worked to improve their defense to complement an offense that was the most dangerous in the NFL by the end of the 2005 season.
Together Again - Denver Broncos.com – Andrew Mason
Friday, April 14, 2006 - As if there weren't enough familiar faces around for Ebenezer Ekuban. He arrived in Denver last year with three fellow former Browns defensive linemen and assistant coach Andre Patterson, who worked with him in both Dallas and Cleveland. He then notched four sacks in a rotational role last season that saw him come off the bench through most of the year, starting four of 16 games. Then the Broncos signed defensive end Kenard Lang a month ago -- bringing in the man who lined up on the opposite side of Ekuban in 2004 -- their one year together in Cleveland. The duo flourished together, and Ekuban posted a career-high eight sacks that season. "We fed off each other because we were competitive," Ekuban recalled. "Week in and week out we'd go in the film room and find out who had the most tackles and assists and sacks." The two had a vocal but conegnial rivalry.
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