Found September 11, 2012 on
Now that the dust has settled from the Week 1 and every NFL team has a regular season game under the belts, the business of the season can truly begin.I understand the special part of opening weekend for many fans, but at the same point, I believe that too much emphasis is put upon what happens the first time a team put on pads for the regular season. A win suddenly gives credence to expectations, unrealistic or otherwise, that a team might be Super Bowl caliber while a loss sends fans scrambling the deck chairs for any salvation. Granted, nobody wants to be in a 0 and 2 hole, but in Week 2, we have an intriguing match-up between two teams that put forth impressive efforts in Week 1 wins.The Denver Broncos, and more specifically, Peyton Manning, answered a ton of questions on Sunday night when they used an impressive second half to beat Pittsburgh 31 to 19.The Broncos adopted a no-huddle approach to their offense and took advantage of their zone blocking scheme to open up room for ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Safety Mike Adams denies a pass intended for Rahim Moore during a defensive back drill at Broncos training camp practice Thursday, August 2, 2012. (BroncoTalk.net photo)
It’s 8:45 a.m. in Denver, which means Denver Broncos second year safety Rahim Moore has already been at it for three hours.
Moore, who had four tackles and a pass defense against the Pittsburgh Steelers, started...
Peyton Manning helped lead the new-look Denver Broncos to a big win Sunday night. But while the new quarterback was establishing the start of his era in the Mile High city, one Broncos teammate made sure to pay respects to the team's old signal caller. Von Miller, the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2011, picked up where he left off last season on Sunday night. The...
Part of my preliminary scouting report against the Broncos suggests that the Broncos pass rush is going to be a formidable matchup for the Falcons. Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil are the exact type of defensive ends that typically have given Sam Baker and Tyson Clabo fits in the past.
And because of this strength of the Bronco defense, it has the potential to cancel out the greatest...
The Atlanta Falcons have lost cornerback Brent Grimes to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury.
Grimes went out in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's 40-24 win at Kansas City in the season opener. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday the cornerback will need surgery, costing Atlanta one of its best defensive backs.
Grimes was a Pro Bowler in the 2010 season and got the franchise...
According to a tweet from Cody Crouch, who, according to his Twitter profile, is a “helicopter photographer/reporter for the Denver Colorado TV news stations,” what you see above is perhaps the very first ode to new Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in the medium of cornfield. Obviously, one member of the Colorado agriculture community is pumped up [...]
Ty Warren's football future is in doubt after he tore his right triceps in his first game since 2009.
Coach John Fox said Monday that Warren would miss ''significant time'' but wasn't sure if his season was over or if he could go in recallable I.R.
Warren was injured in the first half of Denver's 31-19 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday night.
Making bold moves in the NFL takes courage. Whether it’s deciding to send an all out blitz on 3rd and long when you need a stop or it’s putting all your trust into a specific player that you feel can help your franchise win, it’s the bold moves that make or break a team. The Denver Broncos and the Washington Redskins were two teams who made bold moves this offseason and if...
Peyton Manning's first start with the Denver Broncos arguably exceeded many people's expectations for him.
There's no shortage of expectations for Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons following their Week 1 performance.
Manning and the Broncos visit Ryan and the Falcons on Monday night, with both quarterbacks looking to lead their teams to a 2-0 start.
If an offense can't move the ball on first down in a football game, it sets the stage for a long night offensively, and it puts more pressure on the quarterback to convert 3rd and long situations. That is exactly what happened to the Pittsburgh Steelers last night in their 31-19 loss to the Denver Broncos in the Sunday night opener.
While the game plan was to possess the football...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, free agent center Dan Koppen is close to signing a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos.
Former Patriots C Dan Koppen is very close to a 1-year deal with the Broncos. Good to see a good guy’s getting another shot.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 11, 2012
The 32-year old Koppen previously played for the Patriots from 2003-2011.