CBS4’s Tom Helmer heard somewhere that Broncos running backs Ronnie Hillman, Knoshown Moreno and Montee Ball played a game of “rock-paper-scissors” to see who would get the ball at the goal line against the Oakland Raiders.
So it’s absurd to think Peyton Manning can keep this up, a pace to throw for 112 touchdowns and 7,392 yards this season. Don’t laugh. Defenses sure aren’t.
After last Thursday night’s big win for the Broncos, CBS4’s Vic Lombardi and Tom Helmer sounded off on questions posed to them by fans.
Ryan Lindley threw for two touchdowns for Arizona in a 32-24 victory over Denver on Thursday night that capped a wild offseason for the Broncos.
Montee Ball got most of the work Monday with Denver’s starters for the first time all summer.
Utilizing an up-tempo offense, Peyton Manning & Co. were virtually unstoppable against the Rams’ starting defense. That is, until the Broncos stopped themselves by turning the ball over four times.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning completed 25 of 34 passes for 234 yards and a touchdown, but there were some key mistakes for the first team offense in the Broncos 27-26 win Saturday night.
Denver’s young running backs Ronnie Hillman and Montee Ball want to atone for their big blunders when the Broncos host the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night in what’s essentially the final dress rehearsal for the regular season.
An undrafted college free agent has made Denver’s Week 1 roster in each of the last nine seasons. C.J. Anderson aims to keep that streak going.
There’s the man who isn’t big enough, the former first-round draft pick who hasn’t lived up to his potential and the record-setting college back brought in to replace them both.