The Indianapolis Colts said Friday they have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent linebacker Nate Irving.
Linebacker Steven Johnson is returning to the Broncos for another season.
Aside from Von Miller, Denver’s once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who’s started just five games.
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall will probably play in Sunday’s game in Kansas City, coach John Fox said, after he practiced on Friday.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas wouldn’t have opposed the team signing controversial offensive guard Richie Incognito.
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.
Losing is tough enough, but losing a starting player on top of that just plain hurts. The Denver Broncos lost Nate Irving for at least a short time, and now have to figure out their lack of depth at linebacker.
Peyton Manning admittedly stunk up Gillette Stadium. If that’s the case, he wasn’t alone. “I think we all stunk,” coach John Fox said Monday after the Denver Broncos’ 43-21 loss at New England.
Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.