Whether it was a quirky quarterback or a quintessential one, Mike McCoy helped them fit comfortably and successfully into Denver’s offense.
Last year, the Denver Broncos had plenty of practice – fall behind, stay close, go into hurry-up mode late and find some way to pull out a game with hardly any time left.
The more the Denver Broncos win, the better the chance they lose — coordinators, that is.
When the Broncos reached one of their goals by wrapping up the AFC West on Sunday, John Fox became only the third coach in NFL history to take over a team with a losing record and win back-to-back division titles in his first two years.
Matt Ryan was in seventh grade when Manning was the top overall pick in 1998. Now, two elite quarterbacks from different football generations will be on the same field, facing off in a most intriguing Monday night matchup
Rookie Brock Osweiler who left Arizona State after his junior season will split snaps with Caleb Hanie and perhaps Adam Weber when the Denver Broncos visit the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night.
Lance Ball lining up as a receiver and making a big catch was the latest example of the hybrid offense the Broncos have installed since signing Peyton Manning in March, which spelled the end of the throwback read-option experiment under Tim Tebow.
Elway wasn’t a championship quarterback until Terrell Davis came along. Every great quarterback needs a great running game, and the Broncos are no different this year.
Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said Thursday he isn’t making any special allowances for the four-time MVP who’s returning from a nerve injury that caused weakness in his throwing arm, forced him to sit out last season and led to his release from the Indianapolis Colts.
For the first time this year, the entire Broncos team will take the field for the first minicamp at Broncos headquarters.