Broncos Game Preview: vs. Texans Preseason Week 2

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Jan 11, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos strong safety Omar Bolden (31) in the 2014 AFC Divisional playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports


Shaquil Barrett, OLB

I believe that Shaquil Barrett will build off from his solid performance from last week and cause havoc on the Houston Texans’ quarterback. According to Pro Football Focus, Shaquil Barrett was the top Broncos defender in pass rushing with a 3.2 rating.

With a spot on the roster on the line, I will make a prediction that Shaquil Barrett will record three sacks and force a fumble in Saturday’s game. If there is any time for him to shine bright, it will be during this game.

Omar Bolden, SS/KR

With the dismissal performance by the Broncos returning team, I foresee Omar Bolden returning kicks for the team at some point during the game. And I think he will help determine his role in the lineup as the returner.

While on defense, I will predict that he will record one interception, he will be a force on special teams. He records three returns for 85 yards. One of the returns will be for a huge gain that will set up the Broncos offense in great field position during a touchdown drive. Omar Bolden is set to be an impact player on defense and special teams and I believe he answers the call on Saturday.

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