John Elway is looking for the right man to fix a 12-4 team, not a 4-12 debacle like John Fox inherited four years ago.
Top tackler Brandon Marshall is expected to return to the lineup for Sunday’s playoff game against Indianapolis (12-5) after missing the last 2 1/2 games with a sprained right foot.
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.
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.
In his six months in New Orleans, undrafted linebacker Todd Davis was waived four times, bouncing back and forth between the Saints’ practice squad and their active roster.
The Denver Broncos have promoted safety Josh Bush to their 53-man roster and replaced him on the practice squad with guard Jon Halapio.
Injuries are simply a way of life in the National Football League. But, it seems the teams who can weather the storm the best are the ones who can find success in the postseason.
The Denver Broncos have placed linebacker Danny Trevathan on injured reserve and waived tight end Dominique Jones.
John Fox has no problem with nose tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton’s Super Bowl bravado. “I think that’s been the goal all season,” the Denver Broncos coach said when asked for his take on Knighton’s Joe Namath-like guarantee.