Pats, Broncos have it all figured out

Solid foundation and HOF-bound QBs help franchises survive NFL's war of attrition

Originally Published: January 18, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Call it the power of the program.

Every team in the National Football League faces adversity during the season. Every team suffers injuries. Every team has key players get hurt. Every team has crushing losses.

Not every team endures. Not every team adjusts. Not every team can withstand a dumpster fire and emerge relatively unaffected with a division championship and a first-round bye in the playoffs.

But not every team is Denver or New England. That the Broncos and Patriots ...

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