Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.
Lance Moore is one of those players that understands what it means to pay your dues in the world of professional football. Now, after eight years in the league, he is going to be a starting wide received for the New Orleans Saints, and it is totally deserved.
Steven Ridley always knew that he was talented and had the drive to be a star in the NFL. He knew it wouldn’t be easy though, and his path to being a starter for the New England Patriots was a long road with a lot of others standing in his way.
Second-year safety Rahim Moore has played well all season long, without much recognition, for the Denver defensive backfield.
Moreno, a former first round pick, has been delegated to fourth-string running back all season. But when Willis McGahee went down this week, he stepped up to carry the load, and well.
Dumervil may be overshadowed by edge-rushing mate Von Miller, but his impact to the team’s defense is important.
While there are many other notable free agents have contributed to the Broncos this year, likely the least known is safety Mike Adams, who’s played a vital role.
Trindon Holliday may be the smallest player in the history of the Denver Broncos, but his team-longest 105-yard touchdown return Sunday helped the team win the game.
Fifth-year captain Wesley Woodyard has been a standout player for the Broncos’ defense and he leads by example often.
Colorado native and former Colorado State star Joel Dreessen has quickly become a top target for Peyton Manning in the Broncos’ high-scoring offense.