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Broncos coach John Fox has taken a lot of heat for Denver’s two kneeldowns before halftime and overtime in the Broncos’ 38-35 loss to the Ravens last weekend. But should he be?
Fox is known for being conservative (often overly conservative, actually), but against Baltimore, kicker Matt Prater had already missed a field goal earlier in the game and Fox obviously did not make the decision by himself.
Fox and offensive coordinator Mike McCoy must have consulted quarterback Peyton Manning and if Manning had disagreed with the call, it seems likely that he would have gotten his way. So why did Peyton (presumably) consent to kneeling?
Was Manning O.K. physically?
We may never know. But if it comes out that Manning was playing through a minor injury, we wouldn’t be surprised.
On Monday, John Elway, the Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations, defended Fox’s decision to kneel before overtime.
“I thought we did the right thing at that time,” said Elway. ”I thi...
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In what was one of the best games of this season, or any season for that matter. Two of the greatest to ever play their positions faced off. Ray and the Ravens got the best of Peyton and the Broncos, but it was a game for the ages. Nothing but respect for both these guys.-TO
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