The Denver Broncos went to halftime with a 17-7 lead over the Jets but had starting linebackers Von Miller and Danny Trevathan leave Sunday’s game because of injuries.
Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
Through the first quarter of the NFL season, the injury reports for the Broncos and their opponents has been somewhat bland. Not this week, as Denver returns a key starters and Arizona misses their starting quarterback.
Sunday marks the Denver Broncos’ return to football after a one-week absence. It also means the return of one of the team’s most valued defensive players.
Denver looks forward to getting back Danny Trevathan this week against Arizona.
The Denver Broncos’ opponent this Sunday is one of only two undefeated teams left in the NFL after a quarter-season.
The Denver Broncos locker room was filled with more banter and bellows than usual Monday. Their early bye is over and Danny Trevathan is back.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.
The Denver Broncos didn’t exactly hit their bye week in full stride. There are issues all around. But some promising signs have emerged, too, like the play of all those starters who missed the Super Bowl.
Wide receiver Wes Welker is active in his return from a suspension for the Denver Broncos on Sunday while the Seattle Seahawks will be without linebacker Bruce Irvin.