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Denver's Von Miller leads stampede through New England

Discussion in 'Game Summaries & Team News' started by PAPER R1VAL, Sep 19, 2012.


    PAPER R1VAL Walk On

    Jul 30, 2012

    DENVER 49


    Denver's head coach and his stud linebacker Von Miller have something in common: they both hate Tom Brady.

    Miller took that hatred to a whole different level in Week 5 - racking up 5 sacks against the future Hall of Fame quarterback.

    Getting out to a quick 14-0 lead in the first quarter, Denver forced Tom Brady and the New England offense into pass-now mode and the Broncos' defensive staff told their pass rushers to get after it...and that's just what they did.

    Up-and-comer Thaddeus Gibson, who recorded his second sack of the year in the first half, was forced to leave the game with a dislocated ankle. He is expected to miss multiple games. This leaves a big void on the left side. Rookie DE Derek Wolfe, who is more of a run stopper, will have to step up.

    Peyton Manning was surgical when he needed to be tonight hitting backs, tight ends, and receivers all over the field. J-Co and Bey-Bey Thomas made big plays for their veteran quarterback, taking short passes a long ways for scores.

    After breaking off a big TD run early, Willis McGahee was slowed by a minor injury. Instead of risking their workhorse to further injury, Denver turned to youngster Jonathan Dwyer, who rushed for over 100 yards and 2 TDs in relief. It appears that he's the heir apparent in Denver's backfield.

    Tom Brady continued to impress through the air, as usual. Speedster wideout Johnny Knox had a huge game, but it wasn't enough. The New England defense couldn't buy a stop for most of the game, and Brady's offense was always trying to claw its way out of a hole.

    GG dablakpope - shredded my supposed "top" pass defense.
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