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Alert the FAA, Superman has been grounded.Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, the number one overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and last season’s Offensive Rookie of the Year, was frustrated from the opening gun to the end of the game by a relentless Denver pass rush as the Broncos routed the Panthers 36-14 Sunday afternoon in Charlotte.Each time one of Denver’s defenders would make a play, they would mock Newton’s trademark Superman pose. Newton, who is perhaps the most physically gifted quarterback in the league, was sacked seven times, the most in his young career, and was hit, hammered and harassed countless times more. The Broncos defense set the tone early as linebacker Von Miller, the second overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft and last season’s Defensive Rookie of the Year, sacked Newton on the fifth play from scrimmage.Asked after the game if being the second pick to Newton last year served as a source of motivation for Miller, Denver Head Coach John Fox said, “I think this ki...
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The Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is an exciting player to watch. He has a consistent motor and makes big plays for his team. Earlier after sacking quarterback Cam Newton he mocked Newton’s superman touchdown celebration, and then he added this dance after Newton was safetied. You gotta love his enthusiasm.
Tweet Last week Von Miller said he hoped to get a chance to do Cam Newton’s “Superman” celebration when his Broncos met the the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It didn’t take long for that opportunity to present itself. Miller was a headache for the Panthers all afternoon as he finished with 6 tackles and [...]
Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway told USA TODAY Sports that when they signed Peyton Manning they felt like it was a risk worth taking despite all the neck procedures he underwent.
“The risk was no one really knew about Peyton. There were so many unanswered questions. We went through the process, got all the information we can, talked to...
After today’s win over the Panthers, Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme tweeted a photo of a Dominos pizza box.
In his tweet Tamme referred to quarerback Peyton Manning not being in charge of ordering the pizza since he owns 21 Papa Johns franchises and is a part of a marketing campaign with them.
Apparently our QB was not in charge of the post game snack. twitter.com/JacobTamme...
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On Monday, Broncos Coach John Fox made two positive announcements when meeting with the media at Dove Valley.
First, Fox noted that defensive end Elvis Dumervil, who suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday and had an MRI this morning, did not suffer a tear. ”(The) MRI proved negative. It’s a muscle strain. So that was good news,” Fox told the team’s...
Broncos Von Miller made a promise last week that when he sacked Panthers QB Cam Newton he would do Cam’s Superman move in celebration. Somewhere along the way Von abandoned those plans- possibly because he wasn’t credited with the safety- and instead busted out this little move in celebration. I wonder if he had [...]
A day after Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was sacked a career-high seven times, head coach Ron Rivera sacked someone himself. But instead of trying to fix the team’s inconsistent offense, Rivera fired the coach of another trouble spot: special teams. Rivera replaced special teams coordinator Brian Murphy with assistant special teams coach Richard Rodgers, Rivera’s college...
The Denver Broncos are playing at a high level, one big reason is the rejuvenation and comeback of All-Pro quarterback Peyton Manning.Coach John Fox has molded cohesiveness and unity as the Broncos have cemented themselves squarely in the conversation for elite teams in the AFC.On Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, the Broncos wanted to give a little something back to...
Against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Denver Broncos cornerback Trindon Holliday almost pulled a Desean Jackson when he had a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter. The score put the Broncos up 14-7 and they were up 17-7 heading into halftime.
However, if you look closely, Holliday didn’t actually score, as he let go of the ball right before he went...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Denver Broncos coach John Fox had the right idea when he wanted to deflect attention upon returning to Bank of America Stadium to face his former employer. He brought along Peyton Manning and a stifling defense. In another efficient performance, Manning and the Broncos overwhelmed the Carolina Panthers in a 36-14 outcome Sunday afternoon. Fox, who was coach...
The Denver defense never gave Newton a chance to complete passes and sacked the Panthers quarterback six times including once for a safety. It was not until late in the fourth quarter that Newton topped 200 yards passing.
Newton and Carolina scored first in the contest with a four yard pass to tight end Greg Olsen. With 1:39 left in the first quarter Manning found a familiar target...
The Carolina Panthers have fired special teams coach Brian Murphy, coach Ron Rivera announced Monday.
Rivera said the move was his decision, citing "philosophical differences." Assistant special teams coach Richard Rodgers will replace Murphy. Source: NFL.com Attached Thumbnails