Jacob Tamme found the bigger offensive role he was looking for in Atlanta, where the Falcons were seeking a veteran tight end a year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez.
With Julius Thomas about to hit pay dirt elsewhere, the Denver Broncos needed a better blocker and cheaper option, and coach Gary Kubiak knew just the guy.
The Denver Broncos moved on from Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas by signing Virgil Green and Owen Daniels to three-year deals Tuesday.
With fewer holes and shallower pockets this time around, John Elway watched big names leaving Denver for a change -Julius Thomas to Jacksonville, Orlando Franklin to San Diego – in the frenzied opening hours of free agency Tuesday.
For Virgil Green — and, presumably, every other Bronco — watching the Super Bowl on TV will be tough to swallow.
Peyton Manning said his plan was to spend the Broncos’ bye week getting healthy and he’s doing just that.
C.J. Anderson ran for three touchdowns, and the Denver Broncos earned a first-round bye and the AFC’s No. 2 seed with a 47-14 rout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
The Denver Broncos haven’t missed tight end Julius Thomas – until they reach the red zone.
Just in time for nasty weather, the Denver Broncos have discovered a grinding ground game thanks to C.J. Anderson’s arrival and Virgil Green’s return.
The Denver Broncos might be sacrificing some kick return yards in exchange for more accuracy between the uprights.