The game on Saturday will be the Crew's third in only nine days. On top of that, they must play in the thin air of the Mile High City.
Denver will be a host city of the 2026 World Cup according to one report. And the official twitter account of the 20216 World Cup has the Mile High City as one of 23 finalists.
The Rapids have 12 players with contracts expiring at the end of 2017. Here's a breakdown of every expiring contract and what the team ought to do.
Former Colorado Rapids star Terry Cooke has taken his talents and turned them into one of the best soccer academies in the United States, the Denver Kickers
The Rapids have found success when they embrace who they are: A defensive team that withstands onslaughts from opponents and takes advantage of counters.
To gain a playoff spot, the Rapids need to pick up 11 points on Vancouver over just 13 games, eight of which are on the road.
After a tumultuous year in European soccer, former Rapids homegrown player Shane O'Neill finally has a home abroad.
After a brutal three-week stretch, Colorado knows the upcoming time off is needed to replenish the team's health, and possibly upgrade the roster.
Hosts Danny Williams and Benny Bash welcome Doug Ottewill and Ryan Edwards looking back on the championships and changes in 2016.
Head coach Pablo Mastroeni could use another option on the wing to improve Colorado's scoring.