Champ Bailey says he’s ready for an increased workload as the Denver Broncos scramble to make up for the loss of shutdown cornerback Chris Harris Jr.
Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is out for the rest of the playoffs after an MRI on Monday revealed a torn ACL in his left knee, a person with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press.
Philip Rivers likes to say the San Diego Chargers have been in playoff mode since last month, scrapping just to squeak into the postseason party.
The last top seed to open its playoff run against a team it had just lost to at home in December was the 2008 New York Giants, who were beaten again by Philadelphia in the rematch.
Five Broncos players have been selected to the Pro Bowl, including quarterback Peyton Manning who was picked for the 13th time in his career.
DWIs. Drugs. Injuries. Illnesses. Ambulances. Surgeries. The Denver Broncos have seen it all in this drama-filled season.
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.
Starting defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson dislocated his hip on Sunday night, which could end his season. He wasn’t the only player to be hurt in the loss, as Knowshon Moreno and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie were also injured, but unlike Vickerson, Moreno and DRC should be good to go soon.
The Denver Broncos are hitting a critical stretch with two games against Kansas City wrapped around a trip to New England over the next three weeks that figures to either bolster or blister their Super Bowl credentials.