Denver Broncos Preseason Game 2 Player/Position Grades

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Aug 17, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) shake hands after the inaugural football game at Levi

The Denver Broncos went into the new San Francisco 49ers stadium, pushed them to the ground, and then walked over them. From the time the game started to the time it was over, the Broncos were the better team. However, there were some issues the Broncos had. Those issues stemmed from some bad play by certain players.

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After spending many hours watching over the game, the grades for players and positions become easier to judge. A player grade does not always mean they put up the best stats on the board. This is the preseason where you look for technique, positioning, good and the bad. A combination of all those things lead to a player’s grade. The starting point is always a C, good plays raise it, while bad plays lower it. If a player did not play in the game, they get a N/A grade. Hard to grade a player when you don’t see them.

So first we will start on the offense at the quarterback position.