NFL picks and predictions 2013, Eagles vs. Broncos: Everyone favors Denver

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Peyton Manning is clicking like few quarterbacks have at the beginning of the season and he will face one of the league's worse pass defenses in the Eagles.

Although the Eagles offense has been clicking, the defense has been a bit suspect, and a trip to Denver isn't going to fix that situation. Much of the Internet favors the Denver Broncos offensive juggernaut as they host the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4.

The Broncos are unanimously favored across most of the major sports sites. Between SB NationESPN and CBS Sports, not a soul has faith that Chip Kelly's offense will be able to score enough points to overcome Peyton Manning's record-setting start to the season.

Looking into the strengths and weaknesses of both teams, it is easy to see why the Broncos are so heavily favored. The Broncos boast the league's best passing offense, and the Eagles have the 27th worst pass defense, according to Football Outsiders. Philadelphia does have the best rushing offense in the league, but Denver's rush defense is good enough that the Broncos may be able to keep the Eagles' runners in check.

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