Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos returned home with their first regular-season loss in 378 days, which left them looking up at Kansas City in the AFC West standings.
Louis Vasquez and Manny Ramirez were guards at Texas Tech together, a position neither of them will play in Peyton Manning’s homecoming game Sunday night.
It looks like Peyton Manning will have to attend his homecoming at Indianapolis on Sunday without the two massive tackles he started the season with.
The Denver Broncos signed free-agent center Dan Koppen, bringing the 11-year veteran back after J.D. Walton had offseason surgery on his left ankle.
Everybody at Broncos headquarters is operating under the assumption Pro Bowl left tackle Ryan Clady will return to Denver in time for training camp with a new contract and a clean bill of health in hand. Everybody except for Chris Clark, that is.
The NFL Draft is this week, and Broncos third-year offensive guard Zane Beadles says he wouldn’t be surprised if Denver drafts an offensive lineman.
Peyton Manning’s pocket of protection is about to get an upgrade. A finally healthy Chris Kuper is expected to return at right guard Saturday when the top-seeded Denver Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff.