Even though the Broncos are a pass-first offense, Willis McGahee’s injury will impact the offense.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee tore a ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
Second-year linebacker Von Miller is becoming as big of a headache for Broncos opponents as Peyton Manning is.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee hurt his right knee early in the second quarter when he was tackled by San Diego defensive back Quentin Jammer on Sunday.
Between Peyton Manning and Willis McGahee, the Broncos have a quarter century of experience in their starting backfield. Rookie running back Ronnie Hillman.
Peyton Manning acknowledged he was “probably a little bit lucky” that he banged the right thumbnail and not the knuckle of his throwing hand on New Orleans defensive end Martez Wilson’s helmet Sunday night.
Willis McGahee wasn’t supposed to make it to the NFL, much less pinball his way through defenses for a decade.
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.
Hillman played his college ball at San Diego State and he played youth football for a fellow by the name of Calvin Broadus — a.k.a. Snoop Dog, who recently changed his name to Snoop Lion.
Lance Ball lining up as a receiver and making a big catch was the latest example of the hybrid offense the Broncos have installed since signing Peyton Manning in March, which spelled the end of the throwback read-option experiment under Tim Tebow.