Ben Freid

Former Contributor to DenverFan.com

Hackett will only be as successful as the QB the Broncos finally find

The Broncos new head coach can draw up the best plays in the history of the NFL, but it won't matter unless he has a quarterback to run them
12 months ago

Broncos shouldn’t worry about offense or defense with head coach hire

Denver doesn't need another "guru" who will be buried in his play sheet; instead, they need someone with vision who can hire good coordinators
1 year ago

The Broncos shouldn’t be afraid of hiring a “retread” head coach

Coaches who've had the top job before get saddled with that label, but it's not the scarlet letter than many football fans seem to believe
1 year ago

The Broncos would be wise to bring Melvin Gordon back in 2022

While not necessarily popular in Broncos Country, the veteran running back has done nothing but produce during his time in Denver
1 year ago

Sunday night’s loss to the Chiefs illustrated the Broncos flawed philosophy

Continually trying to win with a below-average quarterback keeps producing the same results for the Broncos, a lesson learned again in KC
1 year ago

Mistake for Broncos to pay Sutton, Patrick without proper QB in place

The Broncos do not have a proper quarterback in place to make the most out of the extensions for Tim Patrick and Courtland Sutton
1 year ago

The scoop-and-score was the post-SB50 Broncos in a nutshell

Everything that has been wrong with the Broncos since they hoisted the Lombardi Trophy was on display in one critical moment on Sunday
1 year ago

It’s time to make Javonte Williams the Broncos workhorse running back

After posting a 100-yard game against the Cowboys, the Broncos need to center their offense around their thunderous rooking runner
1 year ago

Broncos players deserve plenty of blame for the team’s three-game slide

While it's easy to point the finger of blame at the coaching staff, the Broncos star players have been no-shows the past three weeks
1 year ago

The Broncos have turned into a “get right” team for the rest of the NFL

If a team has an issue in one particular area, facing the Broncos provides the perfect opportunity to fix the problem and right the ship
1 year ago

Bad habits returned, raising doubt that the Broncos have changed

It wasn't just that the Broncos lost to the Ravens; it was the way they fell, due to some of the same problems that have plagued them in the past
1 year ago

Don’t let Debbie Downer spoil the Broncos 3-0 start to the season

Wins are hard to come by in the NFL, no matter the opponent, so an undefeated September is something that should be celebrated in Broncos Country
1 year ago

The Broncos unsung hero on defense needs to stay in Denver

He doesn't get the attention of Von Miller, Justin Simmons, Bradley Chubb or other stars, but one veteran is the key cog in Denver's defense
1 year ago

Melvin Gordon’s performance against the Giants is a sign of things to come

The veteran running back is in the final year of his contract with the Broncos, providing all sorts of motivation for him to keep putting up numbers
1 year ago

Bridgewater primed to make one of the best sports comebacks ever

If Teddy Bridgewater can succeed as the Broncos starting quarterback, he’ll complete one of the greatest sports comebacks of all time
1 year ago

Teddy Bridgewater being the “safe option” is a myth

Broncos Country has been sold a false narrative about the team’s potential starting quarterback being the "safe option"
1 year ago

It’s a “joke” for Fangio to claim this Broncos QB battle is still 50/50

At the very least, head coach Vic Fangio could admit there has been separation in this Broncos quarterback competition
1 year ago

Fangio can’t just focus on one side of the ball

Vic Fangio is defensive minded for sure, but as the Denver Broncos head coach, he can’t ignore the offensive side of the ball
1 year ago

Melvin Gordon III showed “refreshing honesty” about 2020 RB battle

In admitting that his competition with Phillip Lindsay in 2020 was in his head, Melvin Gordon III showed "refreshing honesty"
2 years ago

Broncos Country should root for Drew Lock to win this QB battle

Drew Lock may not be the Broncos future under center, but at least the hope he can be a franchise QB stays alive if he beats out Teddy Bridgewater
2 years ago

Paton probably not keen on idea of Broncos hiring Peyton

While Broncos Country may love seeing Peyton Manning in a front office role, general manager George Paton probably isn't keen on the idea
2 years ago

Don’t fall for the myth of Vic Fangio’s defensive legacy

While Vic Fangio has a strong defensive mind, he’s not even close to the best defensive coach in Broncos history
2 years ago

No more excuses for Broncos pass rusher Bradley Chubb

The time for excuses is over for Broncos pass rusher Bradley Chubb, who must prove himself worthy of his top-five draft status in 2021
2 years ago

Drew Lock has been given all he needs to win Broncos QB battle

In his third season, the quarterback has everything that he could possibly need in order to shine, as Denver has set him up for success
2 years ago