Dear Mike McCoy, Please Run the Football on Sunday
Going up against the worst run defense in the league on Sunday, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy needs to run the ball.
A lack of running the football baffled me in the Denver Broncos last game against the Giants. The Broncos have been one of the best teams when it comes to running the ball.
Against the Giants, the Broncos only ran the football 17 times. And they recorded 46 yards in the process. That only amounted to 2.7 yards per carry. For a team that is in the Top 10 in run offense, that is such an ugly sight to see.
With an impending matchup against a Los Angeles Chargers team that is dead last in run defense, I ask Mike McCoy one thing.
Please utilize C.J. Anderson and Jamaal Charles and run the football!
I know saying this is the most obvious request. But there is no way the Broncos can rely on a young quarterback in Trevor Siemian to throw 45-50 times a game.
Having a great run game can set up the play action. If the run game is successful, then Trevor Siemian and the passing offense can be successful. This could really help with the Chargers ranked fourth in pass defense.
I understand that the Chargers will try what they can to limit the run game. But you cannot get away from it when it has brought a lot of success to the offense.
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C.J. Anderson is a workhorse that can get those tough yards. Jamaal Charles, while on the veteran side, has the ability to break one for a long touchdown.
So please Mike McCoy. Use your running backs for this game. If you show faith in them, it can go a long way in deciding this football game. And against a divisional opponent, this win will be very important.