Brian Dawkins’ biggest contribution Sunday in the AFC wild card playoffs will be with his talking and not his tackling.
The commemorative T-shirts and caps proclaiming the Denver Broncos 2011 AFC West champions sat mostly untouched in the team’s locker room Monday.
Dressed in sweats and an orange beanie, Broncos safety Brian Dawkins watched practice from the sideline Thursday, unable to participate for a second day because of a neck injury that has left him questionable for Sunday’s pivotal matchup against Kansas City.
The Denver Broncos might have to face former quarterback Kyle Orton with two backup safeties if Brian Dawkins and Quinton Carter can’t play in Sunday’s showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs, who are trying to deny Tim Tebow a trip to the playoffs.
The Denver Broncos are not only chasing their first playoff spot in six seasons, but also fighting recent history.
Josh McDaniels. The mere mention of his name brings back bitter, embarrassing memories in Denver. But it might be time to rethink McDaniels’ role in turning the Broncos into AFC West contenders.
Broncos linebacker Von Miller, the second overall selection in the draft, has led Denver’s defensive revival along with pass-rushing partner Elvis Dumervil.
Although Tim Tebow’s mechanics are far from polished and his passes far from pretty, his moxie appears to be in perfect working order.
Strong safety Kyle McCarthy has been one of the Broncos’ pleasant surprises this summer.
As part of CBS4′s Xfinity Monday Live! broadcast each week sports fans get a chance to pose questions to the special guest. This week the guest was Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller.