With Cam Newton joining the Patriots -- and the Broncos undefeated against Newton-led teams -- it got Mase thinking.
Had the ceremonies for Steve Atwater and his fellow inductees gone forward, some crucial people would have been unable to take part.
While Drew Lock gives the Broncos hope, it wasn't that long ago that the Broncos had three different directions in which they could have gone -- and all of them would have likely been dead ends.
It could be the defense that carries the Broncos. And if it does, that D will rely on some new additions of its own to reach its potential.
In speaking about whether racism exists in the NFL, Broncos coach Vic Fangio spoke to his reality as an NFL coach. But it doesn't reflect the reality that can exist around the NFL at large.
Jerry Rice is the GOAT of wide receivers, but by the time he got to Denver, he could barely get past "Go."
Just one of the Broncos' final four opponents in 2020 had a winning record last year. But past failure is not a guarantee of future frustration.
Adjusting to this unusual offseason will help determine whether these Broncos can make the most of the 2020 season.
In the third quarter of the season, it's all about the AFC West, as the Broncos face each of their division rivals, plus a difficult home game against the New Orleans Saints.
The second quarter of the season features the two franchises who have represented the AFC in the Super Bowl since the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 ... but one of those teams doesn't resemble what it was when it was fighting for the Lombardi Trophy.
Rarely did the Broncos push the ball downfield with Lock starting last year. That's what will change now with Pat Shurmur in command of the scheme.
Sifting through the potential outcomes in the wake of the Broncos' decision to not exercise the fifth-year option on Garett Bolles.