As the season wears on, more and more players find their way to the injury report. In Denver, this week represents the largest Broncos contingent on the list all season, with multiple important names “questionable”.
When the Broncos were beaten by the St. Louis Rams last week, they were also beat-up. Julius Thomas, Montee Ball and Emmanuel Sanders went down, but at least one could be back on the field this weekend.
While the Broncos lost one running back to the injury bug, they’re getting one back just in time. And their opponent, the St. Louis Rams, are dealing with a devastated defense due to injuries.
Both the Broncos and Chargers played on Sunday, giving them a mere three days to prepare for this upcoming Thursday Night game. Each team is currently hurting and may miss out on multiple key players.
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.