Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan’s season is over after tests revealed a dislocated left kneecap.
The bad certainly came with the good tonight, as the Broncos couldn’t crush the Bills as it looked like they would at one point. Denver turned the ball over too many times and couldn’t capitalize on Buffalo’s turnovers, making it a close win in the end.
The Denver Broncos haven’t missed tight end Julius Thomas – until they reach the red zone.
One by one Thursday, each member of the Broncos’ usually quiet O-line chimed in on the criticism that’s being piled upon them for failing to protect Peyton Manning or get the ground game going, which threatens to derail their Super Bowl dreams.
By midweek, teams have seen the film, made the corrections and installed the new game plan. All of that did nothing to ease John Fox’s irritability or Peyton Manning’s sense of culpability Wednesday.
The St. Louis Rams have their pass rush revved up after a slow start, with 16 sacks in the last four games. It figures to be tough getting to Peyton Manning this week, given the Denver Broncos have surrendered nine sacks all season.
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase said he’ll stick with the same five starters from his retooled line when the Broncos (7-2) visit St. Louis (3-6) on Sunday.
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase is tired of watching Denver’s running backs get hit in the backfield and a shake-up along the Broncos line appears imminent.
Denver Broncos leading tackler Danny Trevathan is out six to eight weeks after fracturing his left knee during a particularly intense padded practice Tuesday.
Orlando Franklin is still smarting over his poor performance in the Super Bowl. Not so his switch from right tackle to left guard.