Prima donna wide receivers are all the rage in today’s air-it-out NFL, demanding passes and attention, preening for crowds and cameras. Not in Denver.
Trindon Holliday quickly put his historic playoff performance behind him just as he did all those gasping defenders scattered in his wake.
Denver Broncos fans still feel like they’ve been run over by a truck and cornerback Chris Harris said he’s not been sleeping well after the heartbreaking loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Usually more comfortable in the pocket, Peyton Manning scrambled to his right to avoid pressure. And usually so accurate, the Broncos quarterback threw a pass across his body – an ill-advised toss.
In the longest game in Denver Broncos history the Broncos lost a thriller at freezing cold Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday.
Trindon Holliday returned the Broncos’ second-half kickoff 104 yards to become the first player in NFL playoff history to score on a kick and punt return in the same game.
Von Miller has a new nickname and a new shoe just in time for the playoffs.
These days, when John Elway scans the field looking to make the perfect move for the Broncos, he is viewing not from under center but from a second-floor office that overlooks the practice field.
There’s a new “Gloved One” – in Denver, at least. Ripping a page from Michael Jackson’s playbook, Peyton Manning has practiced for and played in the last two games with a sticky-feeling, orange-and-grey glove on his throwing hand.
More than 15 years later, the words “Jacksonville Jaguars” still hit like a cold splash of water around Denver, especially during playoff time.