As far as Peyton Manning is concerned, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn’t the only offensive reinforcement summoned to help Denver get another crack at winning the Super Bowl.
The Broncos spent the first day of free agency bolstering their defensive backfield, agreeing to a four-year deal with Ward on Tuesday afternoon and then hours later reaching an agreement on a six-year contract with Talib.
Derek Wolfe says he’s finally healthy after suffering a seizure in November that doctors now believe was related to the spinal cord injury he suffered in the preseason.
Terrance Knighton summed it up for so many Broncos fans when he sat stone-faced after Seattle’s 43-8 drubbing of Denver in the Super Bowl and said, “It doesn’t feel real. It almost feels like a nightmare.”
The Broncos are one win away from their first Super Bowl appearance since they won it in 1998. But the Broncos faced many more challenges to get to the point they are now as opposed to the team 16 years ago.
Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is out for the rest of the playoffs after an MRI on Monday revealed a torn ACL in his left knee, a person with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press.
No quarterback has been to the playoffs more than Peyton Manning or experienced more heartache there, either.
The Denver Broncos are 13-3 and own the AFC’s top seed, just like last year. Only this time, they’ve lost to each of the three remaining teams in the bracket.
Finally, the Denver Broncos can get ready for some meaningful football. Oh, sure, the 13 wins and all those records Peyton Manning set will count, but the regular season was simply a warm-up act for a team with the Super Bowl on its radar.
DWIs. Drugs. Injuries. Illnesses. Ambulances. Surgeries. The Denver Broncos have seen it all in this drama-filled season.