Denver
Broncos
Stadium Empower Field at Mile High
7-9-0 Overall | 3-3 AFC WEST 2nd
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense103.9212.617.6
Defense111.4238.919.8
Schedule
Preseason
Week 2Sat  8/15
vs
49ers
9:05pm
Week 3Sat  8/22
vs
Bears
9:05pm
Week 4Sat  8/29
@
Rams
10:00pm
Week 5Thu  9/3
@
Cardinals
10:00pm
Regular season
Week 1Mon  9/14
vs
Titans
ESPN10:10pm
Week 2Sun  9/20
@
Steelers
CBS1:00pm
Week 3Sun  9/27
vs
Buccaneers
FOX4:25pm
Week 4Thu  10/1
@
Jets
NFLN8:20pm
Week 5Sun  10/11
@
Patriots
CBS1:00pm
Week 6Sun  10/18
vs
Dolphins
CBS4:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 60/1, 1.6% (#22 best). Our projection recommends not betting on them to win it all. Their 0.6% chance is #18 in the league. In simulations, they win the AFC 1.4% of the time and are not a good value at 25/1, 3.8%. The Broncos are averaging 7.8 wins per sim which makes them a decent bet to win over 7.5 games. At +400 the Broncos are a good value to make the playoffs with a 35.6% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 1/0, 0%. They win the division in 5% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the AFC.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on last season's game odds they 'should have had' 6.5 wins. Their 7-9 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. They were solid against the spread going 9-7 for (+130 profit). More of their games came in under (9) than went over (7). The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

They are a very poor scoring team based on points per game and below average in yards per play. They are an above average scoring defense, which makes sense given their TD per play allowed rate.

TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

TEAM DEFENSE:

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team this season led by Courtland Sutton who was the #17 Wide Receiver. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the position rankings. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
76 Anderson, Calvin T6-530003/25/19962Texas
97 Attaochu, Jeremiah LB6-325201/17/19937Georgia Tech
75 Bailey, Quinn T6-632310/18/19951Arizona State
34 Bassey, Essang DB5-1019008/12/19980Wake Forest
41 Bausby, DeVante CB6-219001/15/19934Pittsburg State
83 Beck, Andrew TE6-325505/15/19962Texas
32 Bellamy, Levante RB5-1019011/28/19960Western Michigan
12 Benson, Trinity WR6-018001/16/19971East Central (OK)
46 Bobenmoyer, Jacob LS6-22350Northern Colorado
72 Bolles, Garett T6-530005/27/19924Utah
21 Bouye, A.J. CB6-019108/16/19918UCF
19 Brown, Fred WR6-119512/01/19932Mississippi State
80 Butt, Jake TE6-625007/11/19953Michigan
29 Callahan, Bryce CB5-918810/23/19916Rice
53 Carney, Malik LB6-323109/21/19951North Carolina
99 Casey, Jurrell DE6-130512/05/198910USC
55 Chubb, Bradley OLB6-427506/24/19963NC State
35 Coleman III, Douglas SAF6-12000Texas Tech
56 Covington, Christian DE6-230010/16/19936Rice
39 Cox, Jeremy RB6-022608/16/19961Old Dominion
91 Crawford, Tre' LB6-323509/06/19961UAB
51 Davis, Todd ILB6-123005/17/19927Sacramento State
20 Dawson, Duke CB5-1019810/13/19953Florida
9 Driskel, Jeff QB6-423504/23/19935Louisiana Tech
74 Falah, Nico C6-430101/06/19953USC
87 Fant, Noah TE6-424911/20/19972Iowa
42 Farnsworth, Wesley LS6-124004/10/19971Nevada
89 Fort, Austin TE6-424405/14/19952Wyoming
28 Freeman, Royce RB6-023802/24/19963Oregon
84 Fumagalli, Troy TE6-624802/17/19953Wisconsin
61 Glasgow, Graham C6-631008/19/19925Michigan
25 Gordon, Melvin RB6-121504/13/19936Wisconsin
17 Hamilton, DaeSean WR6-120603/10/19953Penn State
27 Harris, Davontae CB5-1120001/21/19953Illinois State
92 Harris, Jonathan DT6-529508/04/19962Lindenwood
96 Harris, Shelby DE6-229008/11/19916Illinois State
95 Heath, Joel DT6-630206/18/19934Michigan State
82 Heuerman, Jeff TE6-525511/24/19926Ohio State
2 Hinton, Kendall WR6-019502/19/19970Wake Forest
49 Holder, Alijah SAF6-218801/26/19961Stanford
52 Hollins, Justin LB6-524801/15/19962Oregon
22 Jackson, Kareem SS5-1018304/10/198811Alabama
70 James, Ja'Wuan T6-631206/03/19927Tennessee
47 Jewell, Josey ILB6-123612/25/19943Iowa
45 Johnson, A.J. LB6-225512/24/19913Tennessee
93 Jones, Dre'Mont DE6-328101/05/19972Ohio State
43 Jones, Joe LB6-023102/21/19944Northwestern
63 Jones, Tyler T6-330610/27/19951NC State
30 Lindsay, Phillip RB5-819007/24/19943Colorado
3 Lock, Drew QB6-422811/10/19962Missouri
37 Locke, P.J. DB5-1020202/12/19971Texas
36 Marshall, Trey SAF6-020702/13/19962Florida State
6 Martin, Sam P6-121102/27/19908Appalachian State
16 McKnight, Kelvin WR5-818604/25/19971Samford
8 McManus, Brandon K6-320107/25/19917Temple
58 Miller, Von OLB6-325003/26/198910Texas A&M
50 Morris, Patrick C6-330002/13/19952TCU
33 Muhammad, Khalfani RB5-717409/26/19941California
5 Neal, Riley QB6-622510/02/19960Vanderbilt
81 Patrick, Tim WR6-421211/23/19933Utah
90 Peko, Kyle NT6-130507/23/19933Oregon State
98 Purcell, Mike NT6-332804/20/19915Wyoming
59 Reed, Malik LB6-223508/05/19962Nevada
66 Risner, Dalton G6-531207/13/19952Kansas State
69 Rodgers, Jake T6-632009/10/19912Eastern Washington
4 Rypien, Brett QB6-220207/09/19961Boise State
71 Schlottmann, Austin G6-630009/18/19952TCU
31 Simmons, Justin FS6-220211/19/19935Boston College
39 Smith, Kahani SAF6-11900UTEP
11 Spencer, Diontae WR5-817003/19/19922McNeese State
14 Sutton, Courtland WR6-421610/10/19953SMU
38 Taylor, Shakial CB6-018112/27/19962Kansas
88 Vannett, Nick TE6-626103/06/19935Ohio State
57 Walker, DeMarcus DE6-428009/30/19944Florida State
54 Watson, Josh LB6-224002/11/20300Colorado State
68 Wilkinson, Elijah T6-632902/10/19954Massachusetts
15 Winfree, Juwann WR6-321502/11/20300Colorado
26 Yiadom, Isaac CB6-119002/20/19963Boston College