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Paxton Lynch practices on Wednesday

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 18:59
Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch resumed throwing a couple of weeks ago, but he has remained out of practice and inactive for the team’s games. Wednesday brought a change on that front. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that Lynch took part in the walkthrough practice that Denver held to kick off their week of preparation for [more]

Von Miller: Broncos used Monday to fix “problems everywhere”

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 02:26
The Broncos started 3-1 but then, after a bye, lost two in a row with a pathetic display against the Giants and a shutout loss on the “road” in a small stadium packed with a majority of Broncos fans. So where do they go from here after a 21-0 loss that underscored the sputtering of [more]

Broncos didn’t violate rules by using walkie-talkies

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 17:24
Several of you have pointed out that, during Sunday’s game against the Chargers, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy was speaking into a walkie-talkie. McCoy indeed was, and it’s noteworthy because the Giants suffered a draft-pick downgrade in round four of the 2017 draft for impermissibly using a walkie-talkie when the coach-to-quarterback communication system crapped out [more]

Vance Joseph: Offensive struggles not a Trevor Siemian problem

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:29
The Broncos were shut out for the first time since 1992 on Sunday afternoon and they’ve now scored 10 points since their Week Five bye in a pair of losses to the Giants and Chargers. When offenses struggle in the NFL, it is only a matter of time before coaches start fielding questions about the [more]

Chargers dominate Denver to win their third in a row

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 23:19
Don’t look now, but the Los Angeles Chargers are on a roll. After starting the season 0-4 and becoming the laughingstocks of the league while playing in front of a half-empty soccer stadium, the Chargers have now won three straight after beating the Broncos 21-0 today. The Broncos’ offense was atrocious for the second week [more]

Week Seven injury report roundup

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 21:48
Week Seven kicked off on Thursday with a Raiders win and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday, which means that the 26 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Broncos running short on receivers, tackles

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:23
Not only did the Broncos lose to the Giants. Now they’re stealing their signature moves. The Broncos will be without three wide receivers and a pair of offensive tackles, as they released a lengthy injury report Friday for their game against the Chargers. The Broncos have already declared wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders, Cody Latimer, and Isaiah [more]

Broncos promote wide receiver Hunter Sharp from practice squad

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:42
The Broncos were down to three healthy wide receivers by the end of last Sunday night’s loss to the Giants, so it’s no surprise that they have opted to add to that number ahead of this weekend’s game against the Chargers. Wide receiver Hunter Sharp tweeted on Wednesday morning that he is “officially active.” Sharp [more]

Billy Turner has hand surgery

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:51
The Broncos went through the right tackles Sunday night. They lost Menelik Watson in the first half with a strained calf. His replacement, Billy Turner, fractured his right hand in the fourth quarter. Turner underwent surgery Monday night at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, via Nicki Jhabvala‏ of The Denver Post. He faces an eight-week [more]

Broncos making moves, and more likely to come

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
The Broncos came out of Sunday’s loss to the Giants battered, and appear set to make multiple transactions. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos are releasing veteran defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin and putting offensive lineman Billy Turner on injured reserve. Rubin was a 16-game starter for the Seahawks last year, and signed with [more]

Sunday night ratings up, but Week Six sputters overall

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 21:38
Sunday’s Giants-Broncos game had far less appeal than it may have had, given the 0-5 record of the New York team entering the content. But it was still enough to spark an improvement over last year’s Sunday night game from Week Six. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the overnight rating for Sunday Night Football increased to 10.9 [more]

Emmanuel Sanders, Isaiah McKenzie to miss at least one game

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:07
The Broncos sent a couple of their wide receivers for MRIs on Monday and the results showed that they’ll be down a pair of wideouts for at least one game. Broncos coach Vance Joseph said during an appearance on Orange & Blue 760 that both Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie are out for this week’s [more]

Sunday’s games had the two biggest NFL upsets of the last two years

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:11
In the last two years, only two teams have lost games in which they were favored by more than 10 points. Both of those games were yesterday. Sunday afternoon’s action in the NFL saw the Falcons, as 14-point favorites, lose 20-17 to the Dolphins. And on Sunday night the Broncos, as 13.5-point favorites, lost 23-10 [more]

Peyton Manning “proud” of little brother’s streak

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:07
Peyton Manning has seen his little brother Eli play better games. But it was the sheer volume of games played which impressed big brother last night. The Giants quarterback moved closer to the retired Broncos and Colts quarterback for second on the all-time list for consecutive starts by a quarterback, with 208. Eli now has [more]

Denver MRIs to work overtime Monday on Broncos

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:11
The Broncos are going to be busy today. Not dissecting the film from last night’s loss to the Giants, but running players back and forth from their MRIs. According to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com, there are a number of tests coming today for key offensive players. X-rays last night on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas came back [more]

C.J. Anderson on Giants: “They kicked our (butt) tonight, plain and simple”

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:42
Some days, the analysis needs to cut deep, to get to the bottom of why a team lost. Some days, it’s not that hard. Broncos running back C.J. Anderson offered a simple explanation of their 23-10 loss to the Giants, and if you believe in Occam’s razor, you figure it’s true. “They kicked our [butt] [more]

Sunday Night wrap-up: Ben McAdoo gains by giving up control

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:36
Before Sunday night, every button Ben McAdoo pushed this year was the wrong one. For a night at least, his decisions turned out to be the right ones. The Giants stunned the Broncos, winning 23-10 on the road to improve to 1-5 on the season. That result of one game shouldn’t obscure the mess the [more]

Emmanuel Sanders out with ankle injury

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 02:51
The Giants aren’t going to feel sorry for them, for sure. But the Broncos are running out of wide receivers. Emmanuel Sanders was just carted off the field after he was hit low by Giants safety Landon Collins. Sanders had to be helped off the field, unavble to put any weight on his right leg. [more]

Giants dominating the Broncos, Trevor Siemian injured

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 01:56
The Giants are proving why past results are not an indicator of future performance. The Broncos can only hope that’s true. Despite their 0-5 record and every bad thing that’s happened to them this year, the Giants are manhandling the Broncos in the first half, and hold a 17-3 lead after Janoris Jenkins returned an [more]

Giants get a touchdown, then a turnover

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 01:30
The Giants are making plays on both sides of the ball, all of a sudden. After Eli Manning led a touchdown drive to give them a 10-0 lead at Denver, Landon Collins followed with an interception to give them a chance to pad that lead. Now, they ended up punting, but that doesn’t discount the [more]

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