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Moreno seen during a training camp practice session at Dove Valley in July. (BroncoTalk.net)
On Monday, the Denver Broncos held their first practice of the regular season. Following practice, several changes were made to the team’s depth chart.
On Sunday evening, fourth-year running back Knowshon Moreno was listed behind starter Willis McGahee, Lance Ball and rookie Ronnie Hillman on the depth chart. On Monday afternoon, Moreno had jumped Ball and Hillman and is now the No. 2 RB on the team (H/T to @MHR_Colby for the tip).
Moreno has been recovering from an ACL injury and rushed seven times for 49 yards in the team’s preseason finale last week. While he seemed to be on the roster bubble through summer practices, Moreno now has more job security as the team’s second option in the backfield.
There were no noticeable changes to the defensive lineup, but the Broncos did move around some of their returners and Joel Dreessen jumped Jacob Tamme as the No. 1 tight end. Yesterday, recei...
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Denver Broncos safeties Rafael Bush and Mike Adams at training camp on July 30, 2012. (Kyle Montgomery/BroncoTalk.net photo)
The Road to 53 is never an easy one for coaches and team executives, but maybe John Elway and John Fox can sleep a little easier knowing a handful of the players they cut have landed elsewhere in the NFL.
Safety Rafael Bush has landed on the 53-man roster of...
Denver Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson in 2010. (Joe Amon/Denver Post)
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The Denver Broncos have unveiled their 53-man roster, and although there aren't too many shocks of the 22 casualties, there are a few that are worth noting and analyzing.
Amongst the released were 10-year veteran cornerback Drayton Florence, third-year cornerback Syd'Quan Thompson, third-year safety Rafael Bush and sixth-year tackle Ryan Harris.
Florence was a surprise...
The last Broncos running back we can recall wearing No. 21 was Tatum Bell back in 2008. (Images courtesy of Getty and The Associated Press)
In addition to safety Jim Leonhard going from jersey No. 45 to No. 36, four other players have also changed their respective numbers.
Per the team —
RB Ronnie Hillman — No. 21 (Formerly No. 34)
DB Duke Ihenacho — No. 33 (No. 39)
The Denver Broncos line backer Von Miller sacks the New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez during the fourth quarter of play Thursday November 17, 2011 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (John Leyba, The Denver Post)
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The 2012 preseason is finally drawing to an end, but the preseason is always the time that the casual fans begin to tune in and find out if their team will actually have a shot this season. However, there have been a couple teams that have been getting all the headlines.
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San Diego Chargers running back Mike Tolbert (35) is tackled by Denver Broncos free safety Quinton Carter during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
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It’s impossible to measure a guy’s success based on one game or even a handful of games over a career in the National Football League, but it’s hard not to notice the success, or lack thereof, by Denver Broncos’ QB Peyton Manning against the 3-4 defense.
It really is impossible because Manning has had good success against the Baltimore Ravens and their 3-4 defense which you...
Current Bronco and former Patriots DT Ty Warren is returning to the field after missing the last two seasons with hip and triceps injuries. He'll make his debut next week as the Broncos host the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He sat down with the Denver Post's Lindsay Jones to talk about his return and the challenges of learning the Jak Del Rio's defense: