San Diego Chargers
Denver has clearly been the class of the AFC West through seven games, but San Diego and Oakland are hanging around.
When Jack Del Rio came to the Denver Broncos to be the defensive coordinator in the offseason one of his orders of business was to get defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson to bulk up, and Vickerson didn’t disappoint.
Denver’s most difficult schedule in the NFL has been front-loaded with their toughest opponents, and it should get easier very soon.
It was a career game for two young Broncos defensive backs as Tony Carter and Chris Harris both had two turnovers in last week’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
The Broncos have sure started slowly this season, in almost every game, but they finish with a flurry and have completed comebacks twice already.
The Denver Broncos have proven they are the top team in the AFC West through six games, and with the Chiefs and Raiders floundering, the division is shaping up as a two-horse race.
Tony Carter was phenomenal in the Broncos’ 35-24 win in San Diego Monday Night and he could turn into a rising star for Denver.
The Denver Broncos remarkable comeback in the second half against the San Diego Chargers on Monday night was one for the record books, but rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe said he’s been involved in an even bigger comeback.
Turns out reports of Peyton Manning’s demise were ridiculously premature. Denver’s quarterback has been outstanding by every measure since throwing three interceptions in the first quarter at Atlanta a month ago.
Denver started out slow–very slow–finding themselves down 24-0 at halftime. But the offense and defense stepped up in a huge way in the second half to earn them the important win Monday night.