The Denver Broncos have released nine-year veteran defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson and third-year safety Duke Ihenacho, a starter last season who had nine tackles in the Super Bowl.
It’s a good bet that some of the players who’ll be asked to turn in their playbooks in Denver will be scooped up by other teams this weekend.
General manager John Elway wanted more of an edge on defense after Denver’s shellacking in the Super Bowl, so he went out and signed free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward.
The Denver Broncos look like they’re ready to start the season. They had an impressive preseason debut against the Seattle Seahawks, and they christened San Francisco’s new stadium with a 34-0 shutout of the 49ers.
Peyton Manning seems to be having a lot more fun this summer. He’s still grinding through training camp like always but he’s also showing a loosey-goosey side that he rarely flashed in Indy or in his first two seasons in Denver.
Locker-room interviews with Denver Broncos after Thursday night’s 21-16 victory over Seattle.
When the Seattle Seahawks visit the Broncos for a preseason kickoff Thursday night, they’ll see a Denver defense that was reshaped with them in mind — along with a team still smarting over all that trash talk during and after the Super Bowl.
Marvin Austin was an afterthought in the Denver Broncos’ $110 million defensive makeover this offseason.
The Broncos defense is playing with more of an edge during training camp so far, and it’s a good bet Jack Del Rio’s squad will put in a better performance than last season.
Prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward in exchange for four hours of community service.