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.
Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan’s season is over after tests revealed a dislocated left kneecap.
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.
The downshifting of Denver’s high-octane offense doesn’t mean the Broncos won’t “put our foot on the gas and throw it 50 times,” insists coach John Fox.
As the season wears on, more and more players find their way to the injury report. In Denver, this week represents the largest Broncos contingent on the list all season, with multiple important names “questionable”.
The big debate in the Denver Broncos locker room is about whether 350ish-pound nose tackle Terrance “Pot Roast” Knighton can really dunk a basketball like he claims.
Plenty of former Broncos players have crossed the line from player to analyst on both the national and local level. So who’s next when his playing days are complete?
This was a must-win game to make sure the AFC West didn’t become a three team tie at the top. Denver brought it on both offense and defense, even making gutsy coaching calls, winning in tough Kansas City Sunday night.
In the fourth quarter the Broncos scored 22 unanswered points with flawless passing and physical defense to win 39-36.