Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday.
Denver tight end Julius Thomas has been ruled out for the second half of the Broncos’ game against St. Louis because of an ankle injury.
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.