The Three Amigos in Denver Broncos lore were all wide receivers: Vance Johnson, Mark Jackson and Ricky Nattiel. The modern version consists of safety Quinton Carter, defensive end Quanterus Smith and linebacker Lerentee McCray.
John Elway says the Denver Broncos, still stinging from their playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens in January, are primed for greatness in 2013 if they can just stay healthy and hungry.
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.
Vance Johnson, a voluble wide receiver for the Denver Broncos known for speed on the field and later for baring himself as a spousal abuser to Oprah Winfrey, was unsure he was ready to do it all again.