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Peyton Manning barking orders to the O-Line in the 2012 preseason victory over the Chicago Bears
The Broncos weren’t kidding when they said they were only going to give Peyton Manning 10-12 snaps. But after 60 minutes of preseason football, 10-12 snaps of those going to Manning, the Broncos walked away from Soldier Field victors. After a bludgeoning 31-3 victory over the Chicago Bears, the Broncos coaching staff have a lot of film to watch. Plenty of players on the Denver roster gave reason to be kept around and be given potential jobs. Some of which have given John Fox one headache of a dilemma in terms of position battles. Which of course any coach would tell you – that’s a good problem to have. So without further ado, a few musings, thoughts, and the occasional…”Hmmm” about the Broncos and the direction they are heading.The Good:
During training camp, the word has been that the D-line has been dominating the run game. It’s hard to accept that as a positive due to the fact th...
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We’re reading increased reports of big Orlando Franklin‘s possible shift from right tackle to a position in the interior of the offensive line, with right guard (somewhat surprisingly) being the most-discussed destination. The idea: move Franklin to right guard, then shift Chris Kuper over to left guard, replacing Zane Beadles. The move would put the Broncos’ strongest offensive...
Here was Peyton Manning's final stat line by the end of the Broncos' first preseason game in Chicago: 4/7 for 44 yards, 1 interception and a 36.3 passer rating.
If you read that stat line without watching the game last night, you'd think that Manning had an off game. In fact, you'd probably think he had a terrible game.
From watching the tape, Manning did look...
Peyton Manning's first appearance with the Denver Broncos was a brief one.
Manning played one possession in the preseason opener against the Chicago Bears on Thursday and got intercepted near the end zone.
In his first appearance since the Pro Bowl following the 2010 season while with Indianapolis, Manning completed 4 of 7 passes for 44 yards.
On the game's first play...
The Denver Broncos beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 on Thursday night as Peyton Manning made his preseason debut in a Broncos uniform.
After the game head coach John Fox, Peyton Manning, Jacob Tamme, Eric Decker, Brock Osweiler and Derek Wolfe spoke about their performances.
From the Denver Broncos team site:
On injuries during the game“Injuries from the game: Danny Trevathan...
Click on the photo for more Denver Broncos girls Football season is about to start so honestly we could pick just about any team on the planet to rave about. But eyes will definitely be on Denver this year as Peyton takes the reigns at QB. Oh and the cheerleaders aren’t too bad either. Let’s [...]
The Denver Broncos defeated the Chicago Bears by a score of 31-3 on Thursday night. The Broncos are now 1-0 in preseason play.
Game recap here. Game Balls here. Video highlights below:
The Broncos will return to action next week when the Seattle Seahawks come to Denver for Week 2 preseason action on Saturday, August 18.
Just as quickly as Peyton Manning took the field in his first game as the Broncos new hope, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Matthews may have squashed that very same promise with one play on Thursday night.
After a long summer of optimism and expectations surrounding the Chargers, a team that is notorious for hiccuping early in the season, Matthews received his first meaningful...
Last night, two AFC teams took to the field in their first preseason contests of 2012. Both games were fairly high profile, as the Chargers took on the Packers in a game that featured two on the NFL’s best quarterbacks, while the Broncos took on the Bears, highlighted by the return of Peyton Manning. Here [...]
Post-game quotes from last night's 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in Chicago's preseason opener.