Something needs to change on offense for the Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos offense has put up 32 points through two games. Something needs to desperately change on offense. Sure, growing pains are normal for a new offense, but what we’ve seen so far is a bit too extreme.
Russell Wilson-led offenses should not be this inept. I do believe that the team already needs to consider significant changes on the offensive side of the ball. Fortunately, defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero seems to have settled in. The Denver Broncos have allowed 17 and nine points in each of their first two games, which is 13 on the season.
The pass rush has been able to create a ton of pressure, and the secondary has limited the big plays. As soon as we see the returns of Justin Simmons, Patrick Surtain II, and Josey Jewell, this defense should lockdown.
The offense is a different story. Hopefully, Jerry Jeudy’s rib injury isn’t serious, and the return of Billy Turner is going to be a nice boost. I’d also be hopeful for the return of Greg Dulcich. The offense still does have its core intact.
With their performances in weeks one and two, I think Hackett should already consider handing off play-calling duties to Justin Outten, the offensive coordinator. I’m not an expert on Xs and Os, so I’m not sure how much of a difference Outten would make, but it’s clear that Hackett is struggling to handle the duties of head coach and play-caller.
Perhaps handing off a duty to one of his coaches will allow him to focus on in-game management more. I do think having Russell Wilson under center will help cover up some of the shortcomings of Hackett as a head coach, but that was not the case on Sunday.
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