Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons: 3 things to watch for in Week 9
Atlanta Falcons offensive line
Despite not having Von Miller to start the season, the Broncos defense has still been very good. Their overall record is not indicative of how good they are playing.
Third-year defensive end and Metro Atlanta native Bradley Chubb has been fantastic so far. He is currently tied for 11th in the NFL with 5.5 sacks while teammate Malik Reed has chipped in five sacks so far in 2020.
Denver defensive coordinator Ed Donatell is going to move Chubb around in order to get the best matchup for him, chances are we will see a lot of Chubb and Kaleb McGary on Sunday. If the Atlanta Falcons can slow him down on Sunday, they will have a good chance of winning their second straight game for the first time in 2020.
Running backs will also be very important in this game on Sunday both from a run game perspective and pass blocking perspective.
The Broncos will blitz a lot and the Atlanta Falcons OL will need help from the running backs to pick up the correct blocks if this offense is going to move the ball.