The Broncos continued practice through the holiday, missing only Chris Kuper, while former Colts head coach Tony Dungy visited Dove Valley. The depth chart also had some tweaks in final prep for the Steelers.
Denver Broncos safety Jim Leonhard practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing a right knee operation in December.
In his first public comments since getting hurt on July 27, the Denver Broncos’ second-year safety Quinton Carter said on Monday that his popped right hamstring led doctors to discover he needed arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Rahim Moore spent his offseason making amends for a soured rookie year in which he lost both his starting safety job and his confidence.
Keith Brooking, a 15 year NFL veteran, signed with the Broncos Monday. The last time Brooking got up close to John Elway, the Broncos were celebrating their Super Bowl win over his Atlanta Falcons for their second straight title.
The Broncos needed a reinforcement in the secondary after second-year starter Quinton Carter injured his right knee and hamstring in a nasty fall inside the team’s practice bubble July 27.
Tom Brady threw for a record five first-half touchdown passes, three to Rob Gronkowski, and the New England Patriots opened a 42-10 lead over Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos.
Broncos rookie safety Quinton Carter is tired of Tebowmania, saying the cultural phenomenon doesn’t exist inside the locker room.
Brian Dawkins’ biggest contribution Sunday in the AFC wild card playoffs will be with his talking and not his tackling.
The Denver Broncos might have to face former quarterback Kyle Orton with two backup safeties if Brian Dawkins and Quinton Carter can’t play in Sunday’s showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs, who are trying to deny Tim Tebow a trip to the playoffs.