Sebastian Janikowski tied an NFL record with a 63-yard field goal and the Oakland Raiders beat the Denver Broncos 23-20 Monday night in a chippy and clumsy game between the AFC West rivals.
The Denver Broncos quarterback that finished the preseason with the best passer rating wasn’t starter Kyle Orton.
Brady Quinn did little to prove he deserves to be Denver’s No. 2 quarterback during the Broncos 26-7 loss on Thursday night in Arizona.
Broncos head coach John Fox also likes smash-mouth football — line it up and run the ball — a lot.
Kyle Orton, who has rendered the quarterback drama in Denver a question of who will be his backup, led the Broncos on two touchdown drives in a 24-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night.
Two young Broncos scored touchdowns during the Broncos first preseason game last Thursday night. Both players might be seen as having a special advantage as they compete for a spot on the roster.
The NFL lockout looks to be over and that means it’s almost certain football will be back this year. But Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Harris isn’t sure if he’ll be on the team.
They’ve only known each other for a short time, but Broncos quarterback Brady Quinn and rookie tight end Julius Thomas have already bonded.