Defense won't fail Broncos this time

Revamped unit has Denver poised to grab title after humbling Super Bowl loss

Originally Published: June 26, 2014
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Everything looks solid on paper.

The Denver Broncos have gotten deeper, faster, more athletic and edgier this offseason. They've significantly upgraded a defense that failed to create enough turnovers last season and lacked the mental toughness displayed by their Super Bowl XLVIII counterpart.

The Broncos learned the hard way last season that having Peyton Manning and the most prolific offense in the history of the National Football League is not enough to win a championship. It ...

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