The Broncos are being disrespected. And it is not okay.

Despite being undefeated, despite sporting one of the best defenses in recent memory, despite being one of the best teams in the NFL over the last three seasons, despite having a Hall of Fame quarterback, despite being AT HOME, the Denver Broncos opened as three-point underdogs to the Green Bay Packers.

Let me ask one thing: How do they get off?

And listen, I get where they’re coming from — we’ve been talking about the same question marks all week — but when was the last time you saw an undefeated team enter a home game as an underdog, especially this far into the season?

I mean, we, as Broncos fans, are allowed to dissect the team to the Nth degree; it’s our team. But the second the rest of America starts doing it, my guard goes up. It’s like being a protective sibling; only I can call Peyton Manning names.

So while the rest of the world is already counting the Broncos out, let me show you why we should be backing them up. Here are three reasons why the Denver Broncos will beat the Green Bay Packers on Sunday: