Broncos Game Preview: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

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Sep 13, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos defensive back Darian Stewart (26) intercepts a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens tight end Crockett Gillmore (80) during the second half against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 19-13. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports


Emmanuel Sanders

I am sure you all anticipated this one. Sanders will be returning to Pittsburgh for the first time since he left the team via free agency during the 2014 offseason. And he will be looking to make a statement.

So far this season, Sanders has recorded 788 yards receiving and four touchdowns. This would be the perfect time for him to have his coming out party. Since his 113 yard performance against the Patriots, Sanders has only recorded 36 yards receiving.

What a better way to bounce back then against your former team? Am I right? Even though I had Sanders as an X-Factor last week, I think this week would be perfect for him to have a career day.

Darian Stewart

I talked quite a bit about the secondary, but mostly referred to the corner backs. There is a solid chance that Darian Stewart is going to play a key part in the game as he plays center field in Pittsburgh.

He has been quite the solid pickup for the Broncos this season. While the stat sheet will not show it, he does play a key part in the passing game. And if he cannot defend the pass, he is a sure fire tackler.

I would look for Stewart to continue playing his game while the three wide outs are out on the field for the Steelers. In fact, I would not be surprised if Stewart makes a play or two.

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