Emmanuel Sanders couldn’t help but notice running back C.J. Anderson sauntering around the Denver Broncos headquarters this month “with his chest a little big.”
The Denver Broncos continued addressing their needs along the offensive line by acquiring fourth-year center Gino Gradkowski from the Baltimore Ravens for 2016 draft considerations.
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler will have to wait even longer for his turn. Multiple media reports on Wednesday say that Peyton Manning has agreed to take a $4 million pay cut and will play in Denver at least another year.
A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning huddled with Broncos general manager John Elway on Thursday to talk about his future in football. No decision was announced on whether Manning would return in 2015 or retire.
When running back C.J. Anderson joined 10 teammates on the Pro Bowl roster Monday, the Broncos set a franchise record with 11 players earning all-star honors, eclipsing the 10-player mark from the 1998 Super Bowl season.
There was one team ready to move onto the AFC Championship Game Sunday night, and it wasn’t the Denver Broncos. The Indianapolis Colts out-preformed the Broncos in every aspect of the game and won the playoff contest 24-13.
The Broncos provided plenty of highlight-reel plays en route to 12 wins this season. Here are the five best.
Peyton Manning versus Andrew Luck and his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. It’s a dream matchup for the NFL, but a playoff game that could be decided by the play of two relative no-names at running back.
By the time the Broncos and the Colts kick off Sunday in the AFC divisional round, it will have been more than four months since the two division winners battled in the season opener.
Instead of revving their high-octane offense like they did a year ago, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos pumped the brakes heading into these playoffs.