Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.
At Dove Valley the Denver Broncos have already handed the starting running back job to Montee Ball, so now it’s a battle of backups.
Peyton Manning has thrown 100 touchdown passes in his two seasons in Denver. Although the five-time MVP has another group of tantalizing targets with the additions of Emmanuel Sanders and Cody Latimer, the Broncos want more balance in 2014.
If Kapri Bibbs is going to make the Denver Broncos final roster at the end of training camp this summer he’s likely going to have to beat out some stiff competition.
Kapri Bibbs was bypassed in the NFL draft despite leading the nation with 31 touchdown runs in his single season at Colorado State. Yet, he insists he’s glad he turned pro.
Denver Broncos coach John Fox needs heart surgery and will miss several weeks, team spokesman Patrick Smyth confirmed Saturday night.
Individually, their numbers don’t look like much. Collectively, the Broncos running backs are getting closer to giving Peyton Manning the help he needs.
Champ Bailey is active for the first time this season, ready to provide some help for Denver’s last-in-the-league pass defense when the Broncos face the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Champ Bailey stepped on the field Tuesday wearing his cleats and helmet, but didn’t participate in the session.
C.J. Anderson, an undrafted rookie RB from Cal, seriously injured his right knee during 11-on-11 drills and was carted off the field.