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.
An undrafted college free agent has made Denver’s Week 1 roster in each of the last nine seasons. C.J. Anderson aims to keep that streak going.