It sounded more like a bad episode of a bad reality series than the NFL. The Denver Broncos had agreed to a new contract with Elvis Dumervil. Then they hadn’t.
So much is made of what Peyton Manning’s passes look like after four neck operations and a season away from football. No matter, they’re almost always on target.
Denver Broncos Brandon Stokley, Robert Ayers Questionable for Sunday’s Game Versus Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Broncos may be without important players on both sides of the football this Sunday as Brandon Stokley and Robert Ayers are both questionable for this week’s game for unique reasons.
Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver’s passing game. In 2009, they had all of 27 catches. Last year, that number was just 30 – not a single one of them in the end zone.
Take less money, gain more weight. Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson heard each of those messages from the Broncos in the offseason and complied with both. The result has been one of the strongest seasons in his seven-year NFL career.
The Broncos are on a six-game winning streak with a chance to make it seven against the Buccaneers, but wide receiver Eric Decker believes the team should be a little bit critical of the Chiefs game at the same time as looking ahead to the Bucs.
The Denver Broncos dodged a couple of big scares against the Carolina Panthers. An MRI on pass-rusher Elvis Dumervil’s left shoulder Monday showed no tear. The Broncos also were relieved about Peyton Manning’s close call.
Denver Broncos defensive end Jason Hunter had surgery on his torn triceps Wednesday and is out for four months.
Denver Broncos defensive end Jason Hunter is out at least two months with a torn triceps and might miss the entire season.
In a training camp marked by precision and predictability and devoid of any real drama so far, one move has stood out for the Denver Broncos: the promotion of perennial backup Jason Hunter to starting strongside defensive end.