Originally Posted by Anyong Bluth
Well, the 2 teams that have been successful against Denver have mixed up their coverages with both man and zone, so at least Peyton didn't know before coming to the line what to expect every time. Would make more sense to do this now at home where crowd noise can at least give them a bit more trouble calling it at the line and also flashing blitzes or overload even if it's just a fake show and dropping back to give their line assignment confusion and possibly get them mixed up and letting a man go free by accident maybe?
Well, I would argue that Kansas City played Denver as well as any of them, especially considering that they played on the road. I do agree that playing at home gives them more opportunity to mix things up. Oline especially might struggle to get the checks. But our base absolutely has to be man.