Offensive coordinator Adam Gase is tired of watching Denver’s running backs get hit in the backfield and a shake-up along the Broncos line appears imminent.
Montee Ball was Mr. Durability at the University of Wisconsin, missing just one game while scoring an NCAA record 83 touchdowns. He hasn’t had the same endurance in the NFL.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.
Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver’s 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. All those good things could prove ample tinder for another Super Bowl run, however.
General manager John Elway wanted more of an edge on defense after Denver’s shellacking in the Super Bowl, so he went out and signed free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward.
Peyton Manning seems to be having a lot more fun this summer. He’s still grinding through training camp like always but he’s also showing a loosey-goosey side that he rarely flashed in Indy or in his first two seasons in Denver.
Three men who will be responsible for keeping Peyton Manning from getting dropped to the turf this season make cameos in the quarterback’s silly new music video for DirecTV.
Offensive lineman Orlando Franklin did a good job at right tackle for the Broncos last year, but the team wanted to get bigger, stronger and faster in the middle of their offensive line.
Though his physical physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he’s starting over again.
Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.