Malik Jackson


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — This week, Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan sits at the nexus of the Broncos’ universe. He represents the team’s glorious past, as a starter in Super Bowls XLVIII and 50. And now he knows more about their present than perhaps the players on their roster, thanks to three years spent under Vic Fangio when he served…...

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The 2017 Denver Broncos pass defense was still a top-five unit in the NFL, but there’s been something missing the past two seasons in attacking the pass up front. Looking at the stats, one area in which Denver wasn’t a top unit was in rushing the passer, where the 33 sacks the ‘D’ generated was only 22nd best in the league. With the addition of Bradley Chubb, and more depth outside, the pass rush unit should be better on the edges, but it’s inside where there are the biggest questions regarding the defenses ability to generate pressure. To return to the levels of Super Bowl 50 back in 2015, where the defense was dominant, the interior pass rush will need…