Obviously, it’s very daunting. But since I missed one very narrow scenario in last week’s edition that ended up coming to fruition, let’s lay it out for the record.Continue reading Broncos Playoff Standings: 2021 Week 17
Very little went the Broncos’ way last week: they of course lost, and most of the other games did not go their way, either. One of the few that did may have arguably been a narrow victory by the Raiders of all teams. But things are not doomed. Here is the remaining path to the playoffs available.Continue reading Broncos Playoff Standings: 2021 Week 16
Week 14 went mostly well for the Broncos. They got an impressive win–and honored a fallen old friend well in the process–and while it got nailbiting in some cases, they got some help from other teams across the league.
And yet…they are still 10th in line for a seven team AFC playoff field. Most playoff odds sites peg them at only around 20%. But just as it was expected that this would not change over a loss to the Chiefs, it was also expected that this would not change much over a win to the Lions. Their fate, for better or worse, is far from determined.Continue reading Broncos Playoff Standings: 2021 Week 15
Well, hardly anything went the Broncos’ way last week. Obviously, Denver losing was not good, even if it was the game they were most likely to lose. But aggravating factors is that most (but thankfully, not all!) of their direct competitors for the playoffs also won. This tumbled the Broncos all the way down to 12th in AFC playoff rankings.
But do not give up all hope yet, the road to the playoffs is far from over. Let’s see what needs to happen next, and who to root for.Continue reading Broncos Playoff Standings: 2021 Week 14