Jack Del Rio
Five days after leaving a game with a concussion, Broncos receiver Wes Welker was cleared for full practice Friday and listed as probable for Denver’s game against New England.
Wes Welker returned to practice Thursday for the first time since leaving Sunday’s game against Kansas City with a concussion.
Wes Welker hasn’t wasted any time becoming Peyton Manning’s top target, just as he quickly became Tom Brady’s bull’s-eye in New England.
John Fox made an appearance on the big screen at Broncos headquarters. Then, he went back to his living room and let the interim coach, Jack Del Rio, dissect the good and bad from Denver’s latest victory.
The Broncos passed their first of three straight big tests and took apart the NFL’s last undefeated team on Sunday night.
The Broncos confirmed Sunday that interim coach Jack Del Rio interviewed for the head coaching job at Southern California during Denver’s bye week.
While the intoxicating matchup of Peyton Manning and the Broncos’ high-flying offense against the Chiefs’ ferocious defense has garnered the spotlight this week, what happens when they’re off the field could prove just as critical to the outcome.
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.
The Broncos play the Chiefs in an AFC West meeting between teams with the best combined record of two opponents this deep into the season since the NFL merger in 1970.
The quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs likes to run an up-tempo offense, wing the ball all over the field, tuck it under and scramble when things get hairy. But slow things down? Keep the other offense off the field? That’s a hard idea for him to accept.