Aside from Von Miller, Denver’s once-deep linebacker corps has been reduced to four guys playing their first NFL season and an undrafted third-year pro who’s started just five games.
John Fox has no problem with nose tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton’s Super Bowl bravado. “I think that’s been the goal all season,” the Denver Broncos coach said when asked for his take on Knighton’s Joe Namath-like guarantee.
Multiple coaching mistakes in the first half kept the game close, but the Broncos were able to edge out the Chargers for the 22-10 win. It was a great day for defense and the special teams were at their best of the entire season.
Linebacker Danny Trevathan is eligible to return from IR this weekend, just in time to give Denver’s defense an added dose of nastiness for the stretch run.
Will Demaryius Thomas, who tweaked his ankle in practice on Thursday, play Sunday when the Denver Broncos host the Buffalo Bills? “Absolutely. He’s OK,” Broncos safety Moore said on Thursday Night Blitz.
In the fourth quarter the Broncos scored 22 unanswered points with flawless passing and physical defense to win 39-36.
Peyton Manning threw three of his four TD passes to Demaryius Thomas and C.J. Anderson ran for 167 yards and the go-ahead score in the Denver Broncos’ 39-36 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
All week the Denver Broncos said they need to run the ball more, however most everybody took that with a grain of salt. But the Broncos did what they said they were going to do – they ran the ball — and it worked as the Broncos beat the Miami Dolphins 39-36.
Can the Denver Broncos get back to their winning ways or will Miami hang another loss on Manning and company?
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase said he’ll stick with the same five starters from his retooled line when the Broncos (7-2) visit St. Louis (3-6) on Sunday.