The popular cries from Donk Land today:
-The Falcons and Texans are the top teams in the league --- It's hard to argue with having both squads in the top five, if not top three, in the league. And in reality, if the Broncos make two crucuail 3rd down stops in consecutie weeks, they are 3-0 and in the discussion. But this isn't Dan Hawkins juice box football, there's no moral victories. Games are scheduled so there's a winner and loser, no points given for "trying hard"
-Peyton Manning is "off" --- Is PFM at the Super Bowl in Miami level? Of course not, but if someone brings Prince to perform "Purple Rain" out for him, maybe he reverts back to that level. Peyton at the level he's at now is still better than the Bronco's last three QB options. The problem is the coaching staff putting him in the best position to win? How many Willis MacGahee draws can the team use? Mike McCoy was a miracle worker last year changing to suit Tim Tebow, but his best chance this year with PFM might be just get out of the way.
-The WRs are not catching on --- When your top WR is a dude who was out of football last year, your corps are looking weak. Demaryious Thomas wasn't there yesterday; on the long pass he should've got both feet down. Eric Decker had good numbers, but that girly slide isn't going to get him any points or more credit union commericals. After those three, there's absolutely no one. Matt Willis can't get open and Andre Caldwell must have naked picts of John Fox's wife, becaus he doesn't even play.
-The draft this year is already a bust --- Ronnie Hillman is not the next Darren Sproles. He isn't even the next Darren Stevens at this point (Hillman would get buried by Stevens and Tate on the Oatmeal account.) And you have Brock Osweiller carrying a clipboard. Think both of those spots could have went to help the LB contingent (oh, and congrats to Joel Mays for joining Mike Tyson in the ear remover class)? How about an OL to come in for Manny Ramirez, who is getting abused right now.
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