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The task of shutting down Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos’ league-leading offense basically represents “Mission Impossible” on a regular week for most NFL teams. But the job got even more daunting for the Washington Redskins this week following the suspension of safety Brandon Meriweather and Reed Doughty’s concussion.
The status of Doughty who has started the past three games at strong safety remains uncertain. The eight-year veteran is hesitant to predict whether he will play Sunday.
If he can’t those absences will force defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and secondary coach Raheem Morris to try to put a capable tandem on the field despite limitations.
Haslett remains confident in his ability to put what remaining talent he does have to use and contrive a plan to slow Manning and the Broncos’ passing Sunday.
“We feel good about the guys we have playing. . . . We’ve got some options. Hopefully obviously I’d like to have Reed back but if he’s not we’ll move on and we’ll be
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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has two sprained ankles, reports ESPN. Manning suffered both ankle sprains during Denver’s victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first ankle sprain happened on the Broncos’ first offensive play against the Jaguars, ESPN sources said. The four-time MVP sustained the second sprain when he was hit low by
Peyton Manning is going to practice tomorrow and play Sunday a source confirmed to profootballtalk.com. Manning was nursing a ankle injury he suffered in the Colts game when he returned to Indianapolis. He missed practice today which may have worried some Denver fans or fantasy owners that may have him on their team.
So far this year, Manning has guided the Broncos to a 6-1 record...
Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after the Denver Broncos held him out a day earlier because of a minor ankle injury.
Joining Manning on the practice field was right tackle Orlando Franklin, who missed last week's game with a sprained left ankle.
Manning would certainly welcome the return of Franklin to the lineup against Washington on Sunday.
He was knocked down...
Another week, another unique challenge for the Denver Broncos. At this point, Peyton Manning must be wondering when the NFL is going to make him play the Tennessee Volunteers.
If it's not a reunion game, it's a family feud or a clash of the titans or some other made-for-TV extravaganza. This week it's Mike Shanahan's return to Denver, which probably won't be...
I have zero inside information, but I am telling you it is his shoulder/arm, not his ankle, but they are just saying an ankle, so you don’t ask about his shoulder/arm. His throws did not look right after being hit by Robert Mathis on Sunday Night.
#Broncos in full gear for practice, but QB Peyton Manning had no shoulder or leg pads. Did not throw in warmups.
— Jeff Legwold ...
For the past two weeks, things between Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning, have been awkward.
Many thought things were finally calmed down after the two teams met on Sunday Night Football, which ended with the Colts giving the Broncos their first loss of the season. However, it looks like there’s a new chapter in this crazy feud in...
The much-hyped return of Peyton Manning to Indianapolis earned one of the largest audiences ever for “Sunday Night Football” on NBC. The Week 7 Broncos/Colts “Sunday Night Football” game drew a 15.9 final rating and […]
This might increase Manning’s 17.3 40 Time to 19.8.
Both of P. Manning's ankles are sprained, including a high right ankle sprain aggravated by Robert Mathis' 2nd sack. Pain killer for today.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) October 27, 2013
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay continues to put his proverbial foot in his mouth.
The latest incident comes immediately following Indy's victory over Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football.
Apparently, Irsay gave a speech to the team that was captured by NFL Films, and aired for the world to see on Wednesday via Inside the NFL.
The Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos will match-up on Sunday.
While the Redskins improved to 2-4 last week the Broncos suffered their first loss of the season and enter Sunday’s game at 6-1.
Coverage of the game between the Redskins and Broncos will air on FOX beginning at 4:25 pm ET from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO.
The Washington Redskins list four players as questionable to play Sunday afternoon in Denver against the 6-1 Broncos. Those four are WR Leonard Hankerson [foot], NT Chris Neild [calf], DE Stephen Bowen [right knee] and S Reed Doughty [concussion]. Doughty is probably the most important person on that list since he is a starting safety […]
Andrew Luck put on quite a show in Indy on Sunday night, overshadowing Peyton Manning‘s much anticipated homecoming with a performance for the ages.
Luck and the Colts played David to the Broncos’ Goliath, slaying the seemingly invincible giant with a combination of youth and swagger. The Colts now have a strong hold on the AFC North entering their off week, and they’re likely...