Peyton Manning acknowledged he was “probably a little bit lucky” that he banged the right thumbnail and not the knuckle of his throwing hand on New Orleans defensive end Martez Wilson’s helmet Sunday night.
Joe Mays is likely out for the season after suffering a serious injury to his lower left leg in the Broncos’ win over the Saints.
The team Peyton Manning grew up loving is nothing more, or less, than the next team on the quarterback’s schedule this week.
Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams will serve 30 days under home arrest for driving under the influence but not until after the season.
Peyton Manning’s arrival alone would have made John Elway’s second year as boss of the Denver Broncos a success.
Veteran Keith Brooking is getting his first start for the Denver Broncos on Sunday with middle linebacker Joe Mays suspended for the game against the Oakland Raiders.
His appeal denied, Broncos linebacker Joe Mays will, in fact, miss a game for the hit that cost Texans quarterback Matt Schauba piece of his ear.
The Broncos have racked up $134,000 in fines already this season for crossing the line on both tackles and talk, and they’ve watched three of their players get served with suspension letters from the league office.
During rookie initiations late last week, Lonie Paxton took the shears to fellow long-snapper Aaron Brewer’s long blonde locks, leaving him with a military style buzz cut. Paxton was beaten out by Brewer and released by the Broncos.
Linebacker D.J. Williams was one of nine players who didn’t participate in the Broncos’ last training camp practice that was open to the public, a workout in which two more players got hurt, continuing a run of tough luck at Dove Valley this week.