Individually, their numbers don’t look like much. Collectively, the Broncos running backs are getting closer to giving Peyton Manning the help he needs.
Peyton Manning overcame four turnovers and Denver scored the last 38 points Sunday in a come-from-behind 45-21 victory over former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan and his new team, the Washington Redskins.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan received a hero’s welcome Sunday in his first game in Denver since his firing by the Broncos five years ago.
Washington Redskins fans were inside Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday cheering on their team as they took on the Denver Broncos. But outside the stadium protesters gathered.
NFL officials will meet on Monday with a Native American group that’s protesting the name of Washington’s football team, and there is speculation that steps are being taken to give the Redskins a new name.
Champ Bailey’s sprained left foot will keep him on the sideline Sunday when Mike Shanahan returns to Denver.
A national effort to get the Washington Redskins to change their name has come to Colorado as the team visits the Denver Broncos.
Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after the Denver Broncos held him out a day earlier because of a minor ankle injury.
Elite? Yes. A playoff and Super Bowl contender? Certainly. But, at least for this week, the Broncos aren’t the league’s top team.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.