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Broncos struggle to explain porous run defense in loss to Jaguars: “We got whipped”


Broncos coach Vic Fangio needed only three words to describe what happened to the Broncos’ run defense Sunday afternoon against the Jaguars.

“We got whipped,” he said.

No kidding.

The Jaguars beat the Broncos, 26-24, and among the variety of factors that led to defeat none were bigger than Denver’s inability to stop Leonard Fournette. The bruising 228-pound Jacksonville running back carried the football 29 times for 225 yards — with 143 of those coming in the third quarter.

So, what happened?

Linebacker Todd Davis: “I really don’t know what it was.