For the Denver Broncos, it’s been a lucky year in terms of injuries. Though, one key strain is hurting the running back position, as well as a key backup.
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.
Could the Denver Broncos return their leading tackler from last season in time for the biggest game of this year? It’s a possibility.
Overall, the Denver Broncos are quite healthy heading into Week 2 of the 2014 season while the Kansas City Chiefs sustained to major injuries in their first game, a loss to the Tennessee Titans.
Some fare better than others when it comes to escaping training camp and the preseason without major injuries; both the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts had one
Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
The Carolina Panthers were thrilled to get the first-round bye in the NFL playoffs because it meant one less game between them and the Super Bowl. They were also very grateful for it because it allowed a number of players to fully heal up.
The New Orleans Saints have lost a few players to injured reserve over the course of the season, but right now, they’re looking extremely healthy for those still on the active roster. With all 53 players at practice and some new methods implemented by coach Sean Payton, the Saints are as ready as they’ll ever be.
Andrew Luck showed last week that he takes advantage of just about every single offensive weapon that he has at his disposal, and gets the most out of his players. If one of those key components is missing, the whole machine could come to a screeching halt.
The New Orleans Saints are ready to head to Philadelphia, face the Eagles, battle the cold, and forget about their road woes. They are looking healthier than they have this entire season and have an injury list that is extremely short, but there is one big name that sits on it.