Von Miller has a new nickname and a new shoe just in time for the playoffs.
These days, when John Elway scans the field looking to make the perfect move for the Broncos, he is viewing not from under center but from a second-floor office that overlooks the practice field.
Chris Kuper returned to practice, in a limited role, while Kevin Vickerson and Jim Leonhard were full participants, Wednesday. Unfortunately for the Broncos, Elvis Dumervil and Tracy Porter each did not practice.
Eric Decker spent his first year in the NFL recovering from a foot injury that ended his college career and his second season catching an average of two passes a game from Tim Tebow.
Peyton Manning’s arrival alone would have made John Elway’s second year as boss of the Denver Broncos a success.
Peyton Manning wasn’t the only free agent who had a spectacular Denver debut. So did the man who denied him a second Super Bowl trophy and is now trying to help him hoist another.
Denver Broncos safety Jim Leonhard practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing a right knee operation in December.
Keith Brooking, a 15 year NFL veteran, signed with the Broncos Monday. The last time Brooking got up close to John Elway, the Broncos were celebrating their Super Bowl win over his Atlanta Falcons for their second straight title.
The Broncos needed a reinforcement in the secondary after second-year starter Quinton Carter injured his right knee and hamstring in a nasty fall inside the team’s practice bubble July 27.