Denver Broncos starting running back Montee Ball is sidelined with appendicitis and isn’t expected back until the AFC champs’ opener against Indianapolis on Sept. 7.
Montee Ball acknowledges he was “a little bit” intimidated by Peyton Manning last year, something he says contributed to his slow start.
Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.
The Broncos weren’t overwhelming favorites to win Super Bowl XLVIII but a 43-8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks was a punch to the stomach of Broncos Nation. That story tops the list of the top Colorado sports stories of the first half of 2014.
Peyton Manning has thrown 100 touchdown passes in his two seasons in Denver. Although the five-time MVP has another group of tantalizing targets with the additions of Emmanuel Sanders and Cody Latimer, the Broncos want more balance in 2014.
Kapri Bibbs was bypassed in the NFL draft despite leading the nation with 31 touchdown runs in his single season at Colorado State. Yet, he insists he’s glad he turned pro.
All the Denver Broncos have to show for their historic 2013 season is the heartache and humiliation of getting destroyed from the opening snap at the Super Bowl.
Running back Knowshon Moreno has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Miami Dolphins, whose running game ranked 26th in the NFL last season.
A year ago during the NFL’s free agency period a fax machine fiasco left a sour taste in the mouths of Broncos fans. It might be for that reason that the Broncos brass are taking a no-nonsense approach this year.
As the Denver Broncos enter the NFL’s free agency period the dark cloud of the Super Bowl still looms large.