Five Quick Takeaways From The Broncos’ Shutout Win Over The 49ers

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Aug 17, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Josh Johnson (1) throws the ball against the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter at Levi

Defensive Line

Arguably the deepest unit on the Broncos’ roster picked up where they left off from when they ravaged the Seahawks a little over a week ago.

Denver’s ferocious defensive front put constant pressure on 49er quarterbacks. Even though they had only one sack, the defensive line notched three quarterback hits and forced countless errant throws.

The Broncos’ starting nose tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton commented on the front after the game.

"“We can get better on every phase… we just want to work on everything and be firing on all cylinders once we open up with Indy (Colts, Week One).”"

Denver reportedly will soon see the return of All-Pro linebacker and elite pass-rusher Von Miller, who will greatly take pressure off of Denver’s defensive line.