There is so much consternation in Broncos Country right now that it might be a good time to try and accentuate the positive. I know after the loss to the San Francisco 49ers Youth Emmanuel Sanders Jersey , I could use a little happiness in my fandom. My guess is that you probably could, too.Where can I go to find all this positivity? Interestingly enough, the NFL has provided the fans with some uplifting fun. The Denver Broncos will be playing the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night in primetime. As Ian St. Clair and I discussed on the MHR Radio Podcast, they have essentially billed this matchup as a futures game. With Baker Mayfield headlining the Browns rookies, many Broncos fans may watch the game with a, “what might have been,” attitude. The quarterback was high on several peoples lists of draft desires. When the Browns took Mayfield, and then passed on Bradley Chubb with the fourth pick, it set up a battle between the two that could see Chubb chasing Mayfield all over the backfield. Should be fun.There is another Chubb that could find himself battling Bradley Chubb. His second cousin Nick Chubb, the Browns rookie running back is having a good season. There could be some Chubb-on-Chubb crime during the game. You have to wonder what kind of things Mike Tirico will have to say when two Chubbs collide.Nick Chubb won’t be the only rookie running back who will be featured in the game. Phillip Lindsay’s meteoric rise will be hard to ignore for the national media. He will also be looking to bounce back after his rough outing against the 49ers. The Browns defense isn’t exactly known for stuffing the run, so Lindsay, and fellow rookie Royce Freeman could feature prominently for the Broncos offense.And what about that Browns fourth-round pick? Denzel Ward may have been wearing a different orange if things had fallen differently. It doesn’t look like Ward will play on Saturday night, and that’s unfortunate since he would have matched up with on either Courtland Sutton or DaeSean Hamilton.As the NFL ramps up the promotion of young players, the Broncos are a team that has a seemingly bright future. The 2018 rookie class has the potential to be one of the best in team history. The Browns have a good young team as well http://www.broncosauthorizedshops.com/authentic-phillip-lindsay-jersey , and this could be a fun game to watch.With all the doom and gloom that settled in after Denver’s loss to the 49ers, this Saturday night matchup will help to put things into perspective. This game celebrating the future of the NFL should make Broncos Country smile. And we could all use a smile right now.Which young players are you most excited about? Chubb? Lindsay? Both? Show your love for the future of the Broncos with the cool new Orange Rush Hoodie, and a Denver Pitbull T-shirt for the holidays (if you buy the hoodie, use the promo code HOODIEHALF at checkout to get the get the shirt at 50 percent off). The MHR Radio Podcast is now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Acast, Stitcher, TuneIn and a few other podcast hosts. Please subscribe to the one that fits your fancy, and also rate and review what you hear. The announcement hit us all in the heart. It was the moment everyone associated with the Denver Broncos dreaded. But when it came at the start of training camp in July 2014, we knew it was the end of an era. That was when Pat Bowlen surrendered control of the team as he battled Alzheimer’s disease.The Broncos would go on to win Super Bowl 50, and John Elway was able to repay the legendary owner with those four magical words: “This one’s for Pat.” But since that moment, never has the absence of Mr. B been more apparent and painful. The last two seasons have been a textbook in ineptitude — on every level. The coaches can’t coach, the front office has more misses than hits Garett Bolles Jersey , and the franchise still can’t get a name on its stadium. And now, many fans have given up 鈥?in Week Six. As I told Adam Malnati on the latest MHR Radio Podcast, the more than 9,000 no-shows on Sunday indicate we just need to call it “No-Show Stadium.” Our natural instinct is to point the blame at someone. Vance JosephThe rest of the coaching staffThe playersJohn Elway Joe EllisWhen a once proud franchise falls this far, all are to blame. There is more than enough to go around. But this problem runs much deeper and isn’t easily fixed. There’s no Mr. B. There’s no owner to hold the decision-makers accountable. Yes, Joseph will eventually get fired, as will his inept staff. The franchise will move on from the older veterans with larger salary cap hits and continue to push the “we’re a few moves away” bullshit. But what about the people at the top of the pecking order who triggered this derailment? Does anyone believe Ellis will even contemplate moving on from Elway? Does anyone honestly think Ellis will correct his own deficiencies? That’s the problem. Bowlen isn’t there to walk the halls of the facility to keep everyone in check. There is no owner to provide leadership or to hold every single employee accountable — regardless of title or name.Here’s the question that must be asked: How much longer can this go on? I get that the Bowlens want to keep the franchise in the family. They want to pass on a legacy and keep the tradition alive, similar to the Rooneys with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But at this point, the franchise cannot wait for one of the two Bowlen children to take over. The lack of leadership is inflicting damage on a weekly and seasonal basis, leaving a series of unwanted records in its wake. Last season’s team experienced its longest losing streak in 50 years, and the Broncos are now on pace to have back-to-back losing seasons for the first time in 45.The fans are losing interest and hope. No longer will fans give the franchise the benefit of the doubt, and when you lose Broncos Country, there is no greater indictment on the state of your franchise.The cheesy slogans are wearing thin. “No Plan B.” “Trust in Elway.” “This isn’t a rebuild, it’s a reload.”Then there’s the losing Authentic Jake Butt Jersey , but also how the team is losing. In embarrassing fashion, over and over again. Just like last season, the amount of games Denver has a realistic shot at winning is running as thin as the oxygen here.That is unacceptable. The standards were once higher for this organization. And they still should be. Maintaining a winning tradition demands more than cheap publicity stunts that fool fans into shoveling money at a shitty product. Where is the accountability for every single person in the organization? For those who forget, here’s a reminder of what the standard once was for this franchise: If you don’t win or compete for Super Bowls, you are out of a job. And that’s not just a talking point to reference how great of an owner Mr. B was.Until the Broncos get leadership at the top and fill in the hole left by Mr. B’s absence, it’s hard to see how any of this changes. The MHR Radio Podcast is now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Acast, Stitcher, TuneIn and a few other podcast hosts. Please subscribe to the one that fits your fancy, and also rate and review what you hear.