Seven years after the Broncos final gained a Tremendous Bowl, new quarterback Russell Wilson believes this 12 months’s squad is poised to take dwelling a title once more. And that is the principle cause he got here to Denver.
Wilson has reached the Tremendous Bowl earlier than in Seattle, making appearances in back-to-back years in 2013 and 2014, profitable the primary of these journeys. Whereas the Seahawks have light from playoff rivalry since then, Wilson nonetheless has the chops to guide a great crew to a deep postseason run, and possibly to a Tremendous Bowl title. Wilson believes that Denver is a metropolis the place he may make that occur. So when the 33-year-old was approached about being traded away from Seattle, he put the Broncos on the highest of his checklist of locations.
“It has been a blessing simply to return right here, simply to return to a tremendous metropolis like Denver, to be part of it with so many superb teammates and nice teaching employees,” Wilson stated Friday, by way of video from Zac Stevens of DNVR Sports activities. “But in addition, as soon as the commerce was going to occur, I stated, ‘Hey, pay attention, I need to ensure that I am going to a metropolis that desires to win. I need to be sure that I that I am going to a crew that desires to win. And I need to go to a metropolis that is aware of learn how to win.’ And all these three issues have been checked off the field right here in Denver and so I believe we have got an opportunity.”
The Broncos have three Tremendous Bowl wins as a franchise, most just lately profitable Tremendous Bowl 50 in 2015 below Corridor of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Since Manning’s retirement after that season, the Broncos’ essential hindrance to success has been their lack of a strong franchise quarterback, as all the opposite items of the offense and protection are playoff-ready. With the commerce, the Broncos obtained the franchise QB they have been wanting for years. And for Wilson, he is becoming a member of a crew that’s desirous to win now and has the capabilities to take action. It may very well be a match made in heaven.
One sports activities crew in Colorado, the Avalanche, is already preventing to win an NHL championship this week. We’ll see if the Broncos can comply with swimsuit this fall and put collectively the items to convey dwelling one other title for Denver. As Wilson stated, it is a metropolis that is aware of learn how to win.