In a year where the Denver Broncos had three receivers with 10 or more touchdowns last season, it seems Peyton Manning is picking up right where he left off by spreading the ball around again.
Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith’s fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos’ 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Despite Kansas City losing All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles with a left ankle injury in the first quarter against the Broncos, the Chiefs held their own for much of the first half, only to see the Broncos pull away for a 21-10 lead at halftime.
Demaryius Thomas can’t quite put his finger on his butterfingers.
Denver Broncos safety Rahim Moore and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas said little about the Ray Rice domestic violence story that’s dominated NFL headlines in the opening week.
The Broncos led for the entire game, including a massive 24-7 lead in the first half before letting it slip away against the Colts. For those miscues, Denver earns lower grades than they possibly should have.
Wes Welker’s suspension didn’t exactly send the Denver Broncos into a scramble. Their adaptable offense is built to weather such setbacks.
Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. believes he is faster than Adrian Peterson – at recovering from a torn ACL, anyway.
NFL.com has reported that Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the season because of performance-enhancing drug use.
It’s a good bet that some of the players who’ll be asked to turn in their playbooks in Denver will be scooped up by other teams this weekend.