Instant Reaction: Paxton Lynch shines on second day of joint practice

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Ryan Koenigsberg and Allie Monroy break down the Denver Broncos and 49ers second of two joint practices. The two get into the quarterback battle, what to expect in the game and much more.
Via BSN Denver
2 hours ago

Five players to watch in the Broncos’ second preseason game

It’s not quite Super Bowl 50—where the Denver Broncos were crowned world champions for a third time in the organizations history just a year and a half ago—or even Sept. 11, when the Broncos will face the Los Angeles Chargers in the first regular season game of 2017, but for a preseason game, Saturday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers does carry significant importance...
Via BSN Denver
3 hours ago

Elway hopes Lynch or Siemian 'take the reins' in QB competition

The Broncos have a decision to make regarding their starting quarterback for the season opener. They would prefer to not be the ones making that decision.For the team's first preseason game last week, Trevor Siemian received the starting nod and did his part to keep the pressure on Paxton Lynch by completing 6-of-7 passes for 51 yards. This week, the Broncos will face the 49ers,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fights break out early and often during Broncos-49ers joint practice

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Menelik Watson emerged from the scrum with a look of fury on his face and a teammate on his back. Tight end Austin Traylor wrapped both of his arms around the Broncos’ 6-foot-5, 315-pound left tackle Thursday morning, an attempt to cool some of the tempers that escalated during multiple fights that erupted in second of two joint practices between the Broncos...
Via The Denver Post
4 hours ago

IN THEIR WORDS: John Elway on Anthem protests and Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall was one of several NFL players last year to take a knee during the National Anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequality. While Marshall’s protest has ended, and his efforts to better connect with law enforcement in the Denver community continue, the protests are ongoing on many NFL rosters. Marshall’s college teammate, Colin Kaepernick, whose...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

John Elway likes the two quarterbacks he has. And he really likes his new offensive line.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Broncos general manager John Elway was reminded of the nice weather, of the fun memories he had some 13 miles west in Palo Alto in college and of course the ones he experienced here in Santa Clara back in 2016. After the Broncos’ first joint practice with the 49ers Wednesday, he headed back to his old stomping grounds to watch Stanford’s football practice...
Via The Denver Post
6 hours ago

Broncos Quarterback Scoreboard: Has the light come on for Paxton Lynch?

SANTA CLARA, Calif — So often you hear about a moment where it just clicked for a player. “The light came on.” “He turned the corner.” Is it cliche? Sure, but there are countless accounts from players about a certain play, a certain game, a certain something that got them going on the right path in their respective careers. Around Denver, the most famous one, of course...
Via BSN Denver
6 hours ago

Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch seizes opportunity ahead of pivotal preseason start

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Demaryius Thomas planted his left cleat on a practice field outside Levi’s Stadium and turned sharply toward the sideline. When the Broncos’ top wide receiver turned his head and stretched out his hands, the football was already spiraling tightly toward him. Thomas caught the ball and burst up the field, doing his part to complete another encouraging play...
Via The Denver Post
7 hours ago

IN THEIR WORDS: Siemian and Lynch on ‘make or break’ time

Although Broncos Head Coach Vance Joseph has not set a definitive deadline for when he will decide who is his starting quarterback for the 2017 season, the days and reps are growing shorter for both Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch to win the job. Heading into Saturday’s preseason game with the 49ers, which Lynch will start, both quarterbacks spoke on the matter of whether or not...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago

Ex-Broncos WR questions Paxton Lynch's love of football

The Denver Broncos envisioned Paxton Lynch being their starting quarterback of the future when they used a first-round pick on him in last year’s draft, but that still seems like it is a long way from happening. Could a lack of commitment have something to do with that?In an appearance on “Tiki and Tierney on CBS Sports Radio and CBS Sports Network” Wednesday, former Broncos...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Multiple brawls erupt during 49ers, Broncos joint practice

Tempers were flaring in a major way Thursday when multiple brawls broke out during joint practices between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos.Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post was on hand chronicling the fights. There was another fight yesterday that ended when 49ers general manager John Lynch and Broncos head coach Vance Joseph broke it up.Needless to say, these teams are...
Via Sportsnaut
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Von Miller has high praise for the 49ers’ offensive tackles

The 49ers have a lot of work to do on rebuilding from last year’s 2-14 season, but they’re set at the important position of offensive tackle. That’s the word from Broncos pass rusher Von Miller, who has been going against the 49ers’ offensive tackles in the teams’ joint practices. Miller said Trent Brown, the 49ers’ [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
12 hours ago

Report: 49ers and Broncos have talked trade

It stands to reason that the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers might be tied at the hip when it comes to potential trades around the NFL.Newly extended Broncos general manager John Elway has a decades-long relationship with first-year 49ers GM John Lynch. Both spent parts of their careers (at different times) with both the Stanford Cardinal and Denver Broncos. They are also...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Broncos reportedly giving Paxton Lynch more first-team reps

Read into it what you will, but the Denver Broncos are reportedly spending the week taking a long look at Paxton Lynch.According to Mike Klis of 9News, the second-year quarterback is getting “considerably more first-team reps” than he has at any point in the offseason.It is unclear what this means, especially as, according to Klis, Trevor Siemian has largely outperformed Lynch...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Broncos run game is ‘absolutely, definitely’ better says an inside source

Take it from someone who knows. The Broncos run game is already improved. Consider him an inside source, as in inside linebacker. Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall knows, because he’s been facing that same run game in practice and training camp for the past four-plus years. He’s seen the offense at its best (in 2013 and ’14) and at its not-so-best (2015 and ’16)...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Jamaal Charles to remain sidelined with knee injury

Time is running out for former All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles to earn a spot on the Denver Broncos’ 53-man roster. Having played in just eight games over the past two seasons, Charles is still recovering from a torn ACL.And after missing the team’s preseason opener against the Chicago Bears last week, Charles will remain sidelined this week against the San Francisco 49ers...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This photo of Derek Wolfe’s swollen ankle will make you cringe

Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe was carted off the field in Saturday’s practice with a sprained ankle, and even though the injury won’t require surgery, the inflammation doesn’t look all that great. Wolfe had this to say about it, after receiving some love from his followers. While he did suffer a torn ligament, the good news is that it’s all about rehab for Wolfe going...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Davis and LaDainian Tomlinson: Running back two historic careers

Football exists through the prism of diametrically opposite kinds of players: those who create the brutal nature of the sport and those who try to avoid it. This isn’t necessarily a split between offensive and defensive players, but a split between the overly simplified ethos of a complicated game. For the most part, running backs belong to the latter group. There have been plenty...
Via Yardbarker
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Big weekend for fans of gold sport coats' quiz

Last weekend, Cooperstown enshrined the class of 2017 into its hallowed halls. This weekend, it's the Pro Football Hall of Fame's turn to get some new members. The Class of 2017 is mostly made up of unassuming superstars who let their play on the field do the talking. Kurt Warner was about as down to Earth as as a Super Bowl MVP could be due to his humble career beginnings, while...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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