Former Broncos backup quarterback Brady Quinn will start for the Chiefs this Sunday, and Denver backup running backs are preparing for a bigger load of the responsibilities as well.
Willis McGahee has been placed on recallable injured reserve by the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos.
Even though the Broncos are a pass-first offense, Willis McGahee’s injury will impact the offense.
Defensive tackle Justin Bannan said he’s very happy to have his good friend D.J. Williams back on the team after he served two suspensions.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee tore a ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the regular season.
Broncos running back Willis McGahee hurt his right knee early in the second quarter when he was tackled by San Diego defensive back Quentin Jammer on Sunday.
Eight players show up on Denver’s injury report this week, but the Broncos should be without only two starters in Tracy Porter and Chris Kuper this Sunday in Carolina.
Between Peyton Manning and Willis McGahee, the Broncos have a quarter century of experience in their starting backfield. Rookie running back Ronnie Hillman.
Peyton Manning acknowledged he was “probably a little bit lucky” that he banged the right thumbnail and not the knuckle of his throwing hand on New Orleans defensive end Martez Wilson’s helmet Sunday night.
Peyton Manning shook off a bleeding right thumb after banging it on an opponent’s helmet to throw for 305 yards and three scores and lead the Denver Broncos to a 34-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night.