Denver Broncos: Top 10 Defense/Special Teams Plays of 2016

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No. 10 – Brock Osweiler’s Fumble

Okay, so the first play on this list was not forced by the Denver Broncos defense. But how could you not put this on the list?

On the very first play in the fourth quarter, Brock Osweiler took the snap from the shotgun and looked to throw to his tight end.

However, as he was throwing it, the ball slipped out of his hands and somehow went forward.

Once the confusion was sorted out, the refs deemed that the ball was coming out his hands before throwing it forward.

The funniest part of it was that there was not a single Broncos player near him when he threw the ball.

Maybe the pressure of beating his former team got to him?

Either way, looking at Osweiler’s expression when the ref explained that the play would stand as called was priceless.

No. 9 – Aqib Talib’s Two Interceptions vs. Tampa Bay

Now that we got the fun part out of the way, time to get back to business.

In Week 4 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, former Buc Aqib Talib got to put on a show against his former team.

Early in the first quarter, Aqib Talib would intercept Jameis Winston that would later set up a touchdown from Siemian to Thomas.

But the No Fly Zone member was not finished yet. Early in the second quarter, Talib would do it once again.

Sticking with his wide out, Talib made a great play on the football and recorded his second interception.

It was his two interceptions that set up the two first half touchdowns and set the tempo for the game.