Denver Broncos to Watch vs. Indianapolis

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Dec 7, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) attempts to deflect a pass intended for Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler (84) in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Bills 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The unsung hero of the Denver defense should be back for the first time in a little over two games.

Marshall has been phenomenal this season. He has become one of the leaders of that defense and his return is huge. The Broncos haven’t been the same defensively without him on the field.

It’s been impressive how Marshall’s stepped up like he has and helped the Broncos to not miss a beat without a great player on the field. And he’s doing so after being on the practice squad last season.

Marshall has taken the Foxism, “Next man up” and given it life.

What kind of game will he have in his first game back since getting injured against the Chargers?

The hope is he flies around and make plays as he has all season.

If he Marshall does, it makes that defense even better.