Had Denver’s defense remembered the game was on Saturday last week - not Sunday - maybe the Broncos would be resolving to avenge their three-game losing streak against the New England Patriots.

Maybe they would be promising themselves not to party too much in New Orleans before the Super Bowl. Maybe they would be swearing not to be that guy who drops the Lombardi Trophy during the citywide celebration on the capitol steps.

Instead they couldn’t even resolve to stop Joe Flacco and Ray Rice behind that revamped Ravens' offensive line. The good news is there will be plenty of time to work on this trio of resolutions: