Broncos Game Preview: vs. Raiders Week 5

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Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos defensive back Darian Stewart (26) walks off the field after defeating the Baltimore Ravens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports


Peyton Manning

I believe this game is where Peyton Manning is going to break out. He did record 300 yards passing in the Week 3 matchup against the Lions, but with a Raiders defense that has struggled against the pass and overall, this could be the game where Peyton Manning takes control for the first three quarters and Brock Osweiler takes over in the fourth.

He has shown his struggles this season. He has thrown five interceptions, four of which have led to opponents points. He needs to keep the turnovers under control and good things will come.

The offense has shown its improvement, so we hope to see them take the next step. Peyton Manning throws for 350-plus yards and four touchdowns.

Darian Stewart

The Broncos secondary might get tested this week, but the “Mile High No Fly” secondary should be up to the task, especially Darian Stewart.

I foresee Derek Carr throwing the long ball quite a bit in this game in order to pick up a chunk of yards and to catch the Broncos defense napping. Not so fast my friend, (tapping into my inner Lee Corso) the Broncos defense thrives off of turning the ball over.

Darian Stewart is an excellent free safety who will look wherever the ball is and hunt it down. Look for him to make a few plays for the defense.

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