With Peyton Manning on the verge of breaking Tom Brady’s single-season touchdown record, Houston interim coach Wade Phillips calls this “just the best year ever of any quarterback.”
An unexpected 27-20 loss to the Chargers on Thursday night made Peyton Manning and the Broncos look average and placed all their regular-season goals in jeopardy.
Wes Welker won’t play Thursday night against San Diego as he recovers from his second concussion in less than a month.
Champ Bailey is missing his 10th game of the season, sitting out against Tennessee a week after returning against Kansas City.
Pacing the sideline in street clothes for nine games this season was downright difficult for 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey.
Denver’s defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio handed the keys back to Fox this week after guiding the Broncos (10-2) into the driver’s seat in the AFC playoff race.
Knowshon Moreno gave the Denver Broncos one more reason to smile Monday even as he tottered through the locker room with a walking boot on his right foot and a crutch tucked under his right armpit.
Denver Broncos coach John Fox underwent heart surgery Monday in North Carolina, team Executive Vice President John Elway said.
While Peyton Manning was off the charts in the first half of the season, Denver’s defense went from dominant to dismal without Von Miller, Champ Bailey and Wesley Woodyard.
Champ Bailey’s sprained left foot will keep him on the sideline Sunday when Mike Shanahan returns to Denver.