The Denver Broncos were shut out in the first quarter against the St. Louis Rams and trail 13-7 at halftime.
Running back Montee Ball is back from a groin injury for the Denver Broncos against the St. Louis Rams, but is the backup behind C.J. Anderson on Sunday.
While the Broncos lost one running back to the injury bug, they’re getting one back just in time. And their opponent, the St. Louis Rams, are dealing with a devastated defense due to injuries.
A day after his stellar 51-yard catch-and-run touchdown that turned the Broncos’ fortunes around in Oakland, running back C.J. Anderson is playing the humble card.
Denver’s receivers are fond of saying that there are no go-to guys among the Broncos pass-catchers. With Peyton Manning delivering the football, any game could be anybody’s day.
For the second straight Sunday Peyton Manning started off a game looking off of his usual MVP form. But late in the first half Broncos fans forget about all that.
For the Broncos, only one man has been listed as “out” this weekend, while the rest of the team is relatively healthy. In Oakland, the story is a bit different, where four men will sit out of the AFC West rivalry game.
You might think the Denver Broncos, fresh off being blown out at New England, would take their frustrations out this Sunday and rout the 0-8 Oakland Raiders.
The starting job at running back isn’t the only thing Montee Ball lost during his month on the sideline recovering from a torn right groin.
Only three players drafted in 1998 are still in the NFL, and two of them — Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson – meet this weekend when the Denver Broncos visit the winless Oakland Raiders.