Analyzing the pass rush for the Denver Broncos in their first preseason game against the Chicago Bears. How did Shane Ray look in limited snaps?
The Denver Broncos were without Super Bowl MVP Von Miller, they were without nine-time Pro Bowler DeMarcus Ware, and they were without Malik Jackson, who is now one of the richest defensive players in the league thanks to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
It didn’t matter against the Chicago Bears.
The Broncos get great pressure at the line of scrimmage no matter who is on the field, it seems, and that was something the Chicago Bears learned the hard way, to the tune of seven sacks by Wade Phillips’ defense.
Oh, and by the way, Wade says none of the sacks came from a blitz…
Phillips really is a treat.
But we’re not here to give commentary on Wade Phillips’ Twitter skills. We’re here to talk about the way the Broncos were able to rack up seven sacks against the Bears without their top two rushers and without (apparently) blitzing.
Let’s start from the top…
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