5 Broncos to Watch

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Oct 5, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Logan Thomas (6) scrambles out of the pocket under pressure from Denver Broncos defensive tackle Sylvester Williams (92) during the second half at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 41-20. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

What do the Denver Broncos have in store next?

After the team’s first complete performance of the young season against a good Arizona Cardinals team, what it does next will tell us a lot about this team and where it could be headed.

Does it build on the domination of last week and get even closer to what it and the rest of the NFL expects?

Or does Denver (3-1) fall back into the pattern of hit-and-miss against the New York Jets (1-4)? Given which opponents are next for the Broncos – San Francisco, San Diego and New England – they can’t afford to fall back into the pattern of the first three games.

Here are the five Denver players to watch as we inch closer to kickoff.