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 threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil the NFL debut at sparkling $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium.
Seven months post-surgery, Von Miller is showing flashes of his old self and looks determined to atone for a trouble-filled 2013 season that began with a six-game drug suspension and ended with a torn right ACL in Week 16.
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.
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.
Julius Thomas missed the Denver Broncos’ annual summer scrimmage with a bruised thigh, so Jacob Tamme stepped up and played the starring role alongside Peyton Manning.
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.
Peyton Manning isn’t all business all the time. The star quarterback showed his lighter side Monday when he did a dorky dance during the team stretch when “Rocky Top” was blared through the loudspeakers at the Denver Broncos’ training camp.
Von Miller wants to forget about last season, not just the way it began with a drug suspension and ended with a torn ACL but also how he experimented with packing on too much muscle.
The Denver Broncos are playing in front of their fans for the first time since the Super Bowl.