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The Broncos’ historically-poor run defense boils down to one thing

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DENVER — The Denver Broncos had never allowed back-to-back 200-yard rushers.

Not only that, but in their storied franchise’s history—beginning some 68 years ago—they had never allowed multiple 200-yard rushers in a single season.

In fact, no team no team in NFL history had ever allowed back-to-back 200-yard rushers.

All of that changed on Sunday in their 23-20 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Rams.

After the team’s second straight performance where they were embarrassingly unable to stop the run, Broncos’ head coach Vance Joseph pointed to one main reason why.



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