Corey Nelson led the star-studded Denver Broncos in tackles last week after linebacker Danny Trevathan left the game against the New York Jets with a broken left leg.
The Denver Broncos offense broke a bunch of records (individual, team, and NFL) on Sunday in their win against Arizona.
Peyton Manning joined Brett Favre in the NFL’s most exclusive of clubs with his 500th touchdown toss Sunday when the Denver Broncos handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss, 41-20.
One touchdown throw shy of 500 and nine short of Brett Favre’s NFL record, Peyton Manning has taken stock of all the men who helped him get this far.
The Denver Broncos will now go 13 straight weeks without a break after their early bye week. They are 2-1 and currently second place in the AFC West.
In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.
Anyone who thought Wes Welker was going to hold back following his third concussion in nine months was mistaken.
While the overtime setback Sunday certainly wasn’t as bad as the Super Bowl nightmare in February, some Broncos said it’s the result that matters.
With positive changes, there usually come negatives. And while the Broncos have enjoyed seeing new receiver Emmanuel Sanders catch on, it’s meant a drop in production by their veteran wideouts.
The Denver Broncos didn’t exactly hit their bye week in full stride. There are issues all around. But some promising signs have emerged, too, like the play of all those starters who missed the Super Bowl.