Broncos think offense can get better

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

The one spot where there’s clear room for improvement on the Broncos offense would be in the running game, where they felt they underperformed last season even as Knowshon Moreno was running for more than 1,000 yards. The team ran for just more than four yards per carry.

Moreno wasn’t re-signed and the team is looking to Montee Ball to carry the load well enough to set up Peyton Manning’s play-action game, something that second-round pick Cody Latimer could also help after John Elway called him the best blocking wideout in this year’s draft. Whether that leads to a better Broncos offense is up in the air, but just repeating would likely be good enough to get Denver back to the top of the AFC.

Fantasy Impact: 

The four yards per carry isn't all that impressive when you think about how defenses looked to stop the pass. The team has pretty much handed the job to Ball, and we're on board for now ranking him 5th among our RBs. We project him for more than 1,100 yards and nearly 11 TDs, most among RBs. With an ADP of the mid-second round, that could be a huge steal. There comes some risk, though, as Ball couldn't lock the job down last year, but the ball clearly in his court...

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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