When the San Francisco 49ers visit the Mile High City this Sunday, they’ll bring a M*A*S*H unit, especially on the defensive side. Meanwhile, the Denver Broncos are nearly completely healthy.
A person with knowledge of the penalty says that Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomaswas fined $8,268 for his chop block on Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell.
No week is easy in the NFL, be it performing to the best of your abilities or simply staying healthy. For the Denver Broncos, Week 5 brought injuries to their team and the opponent’s.
Julius Thomas said Monday that he never intended to hurt Calais Campbell despite Arizona coach Bruce Arians calling the Pro Bowl tight end’s chop block the “dirtiest play I’ve ever seen” in 37 years in the NFL.
Twitter is nothing if not a den for the furious. That was clear Monday once the dust settled on another NFL weekend.
The Denver Broncos knocked off the undefeated Arizona Cardinals, handing the red birds their first loss of the year. But it was far from a flawless victory, with mistakes in all phases.
Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
Through the first quarter of the NFL season, the injury reports for the Broncos and their opponents has been somewhat bland. Not this week, as Denver returns a key starters and Arizona misses their starting quarterback.
Some of the Arizona Cardinals are saying Sunday’s matchup in Denver is just another game. Inside linebacker Larry Foote and coach Bruce Arians know otherwise.
Sunday marks the Denver Broncos’ return to football after a one-week absence. It also means the return of one of the team’s most valued defensive players.