December 4th, 2016 Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars
This will be a nice little road trip for the Broncos, going down to the warm weather in Florida in December. However, the vastly improved Jaguars will provide a much tougher test than anyone could have imagined when the schedule came out. The Jacksonville defense is suddenly playing like a force to be reckoned with, the way they imagined when they hired Gus Bradley away from the Seahawks. Malik Jackson wants to prove a point to the Broncos, and third year quarterback Blake Bortles is coming into his own with trio of talented pass-catchers in Allen Robinson, Allen Hurns, and tight end Julius Thomas. This catches the defending champs totally off-guard, as the Jaguars knock the Broncos around all day, and win easily 21-13.
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