The Denver Broncos have been hit hard by the injury bug. Though, compared to last year, this season has been mild, even with 20 players listed.
Strange as it sounds, John Fox finds himself needing to defend his five-time MVP quarterback.
Peyton Manning’s play was bad, but that was only the tip of the iceberg for the Broncos in their loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Every phase of the game was out of sorts on Monday and the loss was a setback the team has to learn from in a hurry.
A Denver Broncos’ loss Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals does little to change the NFL playoff picture. That’s the good news.
When Andy Dalton is on the sideline Monday night, he’ll make sure to steal a few glances at the field to check out his counterpart. Who doesn’t want to watch Peyton Manning do his thing in prime time?
Week in and week out, injuries can really hurt a team. This week, two of the Denver Broncos two most valuable players are listed as “questionable” for their big Monday Night Football match-up against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Aside from Von Miller, Denver’s once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who’s started just five games.
Peyton Manning was limited Thursday when the Broncos reconvened for their first practice since their win at San Diego on Sunday.
He hasn’t done it often in his career, but on Sunday Peyton Manning threw a block for his running back. Teammate Rahim Moore was amused on the sidelines.
The Bengals are hot off a blowout of the rival Browns last Sunday, just in time for the Broncos. It will be a massive Monday Night match-up when these two playoff hopefuls meet, as Cincinnati’s postseason lives are on the line.