The Denver Broncos held their walkthrough practice Saturday at MetLife Stadium, working out in sweats for about 30 minutes.
The Broncos offensive line has done a stellar job protecting Peyton Manning all season, and two members of that line share a special bond.
The booming voice rose above the din at Prudential Center to interrupt the hullabaloo and proclaim, “That concludes the Denver Broncos’ media day session.” The five happiest people in the New Jersey Devils’ arena were the team’s starting offensive linemen.
Adam Gase’s goal since taking over as Denver’s offensive coordinator a year ago was putting the Broncos’ offense in hyper drive, giving Peyton Manning the call as quickly as possible and getting the heck out of his way.
Four Denver Broncos have been named to the 2013 Associated Press All-Pro Team.
Five Broncos players have been selected to the Pro Bowl, including quarterback Peyton Manning who was picked for the 13th time in his career.
Manny Ramirez has arguably the toughest job in pro football. As Peyton Manning’s center, he literally works under the most demanding quarterback in the NFL.
Denver offensive line coach Dave Magazu came in from the cold, took the hand warmers out of his gloves and settled into his chair to talk about his guys.
Beginning with their 35-24 comeback win over the Chargers last year, whom the Broncos visit again Sunday, Denver has won 18 of 20 games and has outscored opponents by an average of 36-20.
The Chargers let Phillips go in free agency after he’d collected 69½ sacks over nine seasons.