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Breaking Down Broncos' 2022 Regular-Season Schedule

The Broncos' 2022 schedule was revealed on Thursday night. How tough is this gauntlet of games?

The NFL released the official 2022 regular-season schedule to much fanfare on Thursday night. However, the leaks were like a colander and most of the details were known well before the big release on NFL Network

After being passed over mostly in prime-time games last season, the Denver Broncos have become the NFL's star attraction. Acquiring a future Hall-of-Fame quarterback will do that for a team and Russell Wilson brings star power. 

The Broncos will have five prime-time games and with the flex schedule, possibly more. Without further ado: 

There is a bit of history involved in Denver's 2022 schedule. It's as close to an exact replica of the 2010 campaign as it can get.

It can't be replicated exactly since the NFL expanded the season to 17 games, but the Broncos play every team they faced off against in 2010 (except for the addition of the Carolina Panthers) and the team travels to Wembley Stadium again. 

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Don’t worry, Broncos Country, this is a much different team than the one Josh McDaniels destroyed from the inside out and the results should be considerably different. Let's dive into the schedule and break it all down. 

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Denver Broncos strong safety Kareem Jackson (22) celebrates with teammates after an interception during the fourth quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan celebrates the 37-20 victory against the Green Bay Packers with his father Mike Shanahan in the NFC Championship Game at Levi's Stadium.
Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) throws a pass against the Denver Broncos during the second quarter at Empower Field at Mile High.
New Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Ryan takes questions during a press conference on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis. Finals 3
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) looks to pass in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.
New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson (2) scrambles in the backfield under pressure from Denver Broncos linebacker Malik Reed (59) in the fourth quarter at Empower Field at Mile High.
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) throws a pass against Denver Broncos linebacker Malik Reed (59) during the first quarter at TIAA Bank Field.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) passes the ball in the fourth quarter against the against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High.
An image of newly hired Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels at Allegiant Stadium.
Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore (2) celebrates with wide receivers Robby Anderson (11) and Terrace Marshall Jr. (88) after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
Denver Broncos safety Caden Sterns (30) sacks Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) in the third quarter at Empower Field at Mile High.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) drops back to pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws a pass in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) gestures downfield in the second quarter during Super Bowl 56 against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. The Cincinnati Bengals lost, 23-20. Nfl Super Bowl 56 Los Angeles Rams Vs Cincinnati Bengals Feb 13 2022 1393
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid watches quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium.
Denver Broncos outside linebacker Bradley Chubb (55) after tackling Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) in the fourth quarter at Empower Field at Mile High.

The Broncos don’t have an easy schedule, but it is manageable. With Wilson at the helm, this team could win 11 games and make some noise in the playoffs.


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