A little time off helped get Demaryius Thomas back on track.
Sunday marks the Denver Broncos’ return to football after a one-week absence. It also means the return of one of the team’s most valued defensive players.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.
Anyone who thought Wes Welker was going to hold back following his third concussion in nine months was mistaken.
While the overtime setback Sunday certainly wasn’t as bad as the Super Bowl nightmare in February, some Broncos said it’s the result that matters.
Now that CBSDenver.com writer Brett Heinzerling is finally over the Denver Broncos loss to the Seattle Seahawks he has found a silver lining to the Super Bowl rematch.
While the Denver Broncos put our a valiant effort against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday, they came up short. Specifically, the awesome offense was anything but its regular self.
The suddenly unpopular overtime rule — at least from the perspective of the Broncos and their fans — has bit Emmanuel Sanders more than once.
Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver’s 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. All those good things could prove ample tinder for another Super Bowl run, however.
While the last time the two teams met was a blowout, the coaching staffs of the Broncos and the Seahawks showed they were both well prepared for the game to get close this time.