Broncos’ 5 Key Matchups vs. New York

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Oct 5, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws a pass during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 41-20. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

In his career against teams Ryan was either the defensive coordinator or head coach, Manning is 5-2.

Still, one of the best quarterbacks in history going against one of the best defensive minds the 25 years is an intriguing matchup.

As noted above, the Jets have a talented defensive line who can wreak havoc when it wants to. When it’s motivated.

Ryan will concoct some sort of plan to get after Manning. To try to get some pressure.

How will Manning respond?

Hopefully by attacking this defense vertically with Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker, Julius Thomas and Sanders.

Hopefully with a running game that goes off and takes a few more strides.