General manager John Elway promised he’d fix Peyton Manning’s pocket of protection this offseason. The one position he didn’t have to bother upgrading was left tackle.
Dove Valley is beginning to look like a class reunion. On Thursday, center Gino Gradkowski passed his physical, completing his trade from Baltimore, and veteran defensive lineman Antonio Smith signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Broncos.
The Denver Broncos continued addressing their needs along the offensive line by acquiring fourth-year center Gino Gradkowski from the Baltimore Ravens for 2016 draft considerations.
As Peyton Manning considers whether to take the gold watch or make one more run at the silver trophy, there are many factors he’s weighing: age, desire, vitality, security, relationships.
When running back C.J. Anderson joined 10 teammates on the Pro Bowl roster Monday, the Broncos set a franchise record with 11 players earning all-star honors, eclipsing the 10-player mark from the 1998 Super Bowl season.
The Denver Broncos are bringing in veteran kicker Jay Feely for a workout Tuesday.
Peyton Manning threw three of his four TD passes to Demaryius Thomas and C.J. Anderson ran for 167 yards and the go-ahead score in the Denver Broncos’ 39-36 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
One by one Thursday, each member of the Broncos’ usually quiet O-line chimed in on the criticism that’s being piled upon them for failing to protect Peyton Manning or get the ground game going, which threatens to derail their Super Bowl dreams.
By midweek, teams have seen the film, made the corrections and installed the new game plan. All of that did nothing to ease John Fox’s irritability or Peyton Manning’s sense of culpability Wednesday.
The St. Louis Rams have their pass rush revved up after a slow start, with 16 sacks in the last four games. It figures to be tough getting to Peyton Manning this week, given the Denver Broncos have surrendered nine sacks all season.