Bill Kollar’s presence helps ease concerns over D-line injuries

If there’s any concern over the mounting injuries along Denver’s defensive line, there’s at least one mitigating factor that is comforting the team: Defensive line coach Bill Kollar. Now in his second year coaching the d-line in Denver, Kollar brings 33 years of coaching experience (26 at the NFL level as a line coach) to help strengthen a unit that has seen some tough losses...
Via Mile High Sports
17 minutes ago

Broncos Mailbag: On Paxton Lynch, QB battle, Broncos’ run game, more

Denver Post Broncos writer Nicki Jhabvala posts her Broncos Mailbag weekly during the season. You can pose a Broncos- or NFL-related question for the Broncos Mailbag here. Follow Nicki for more daily updates on Twitter. Has Paxton Lynch regressed from last preseason? Or is the pressure of the QB competition getting to him? I’ve noticed he’s been dropping his eyes when scrambling...
Via The Denver Post
5 hours ago

Nicki vs. Nick: Does Jamaal Charles make the Broncos’ final roster?

Question: The Broncos have taken it slow with Jamaal Charles and won’t have him play until Week 3 of the preseason, against Green Bay. Is that enough time to prove himself? Does he make this team? Nicki: The Broncos wanted Charles before they brought him in for a visit this year. He fits Vance Joseph‘s vision for the offense, for the team as a whole, in providing explosiveness...
Via The Denver Post
16 hours ago

Chris Harris not overly worried about injuries on the defensive line

Denver Broncos All-Pro cornerback Chris Harris admits there’s some nervousness over the mounting injuries on the defensive line through training camp and the early part of the preseason, but he’s still optimistic about the outlook for their regular season opener against the Chargers on Sept. 11. “Oh yeah, definitely,” Harris told Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro on Monday when...
Via Mile High Sports
17 hours ago

Broncos Quarterback Scoreboard: Mistakes tell the tale

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — For the first time since Denver’s preseason game last Thursday night, the Broncos weren’t in full pads — replacing thigh pads for shorts. Just when it seemed Vance Joseph was going to give his team an easier day on the field — before flying to San Francisco later in the afternoon to practice against the 49ers leading up to their preseason game Saturday...
Via BSN Denver
20 hours ago

Broncos DE Jared Crick day-to-day after “pretty bad” back spasm

Broncos defensive end Jared Crick suffered a “pretty bad” back spasm before he was carted off the practice field Monday and his status is considered day-to-day, coach Vance Joseph said Tuesday. “He’s been tight for a couple days and it spasm-ed up pretty bad,” Joseph said. “That was pretty much it. He’s day-to-day. Every day we’ll kind of see how he’s doing, but...
Via The Denver Post
22 hours ago

Jamaal Charles set to sit this week, play next week

The Broncos signed running back Jamaal Charles this offseason in hopes that the veteran has enough left in the tank to help them during the regular season, but they’ll wait at least another week before putting that to the test in game action. Coach Vance Joseph said on Tuesday that Charles will not play against [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
22 hours 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
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver’s defensive line depth continues to be tested

Few teams have been bitten by the injury bug throughout training camp like the Denver Broncos have this season. They’ve been without linebacker Shaquil Barrett, who suffered a hip injury working out on his own at the end of May, and running back Devontae Booker, who hurt his wrist during OTAs for the entirety of camp. Linebacker Shane Ray suffered a torn ligament in his left wrist...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

BSN Broncos Podcast: Does Denver need to make a splash move in response to injuries?

On the Monday edition of the BSN Broncos Podcast, Ryan Koenigsberg and Zac Stevens are coming to you from the UC Health training Center to break down all of the day’s events. The guys talk quarterbacks, more injuries and much more. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link – Stitcher Link – Pocket Casts Link
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Broncos Quarterback Scoreboard: Lynch’s late play turns the tide

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Consistency, consistency, consistency. That’s what Vance Joseph has preached he is looking for in second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch from the moment the Broncos took the field for OTAs in April, again after Monday’s practice and nearly every day in-between. Throughout training camp, Lynch has had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows from the quarterback...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Mike Glennon downplays pressure of second preseason game

After an awful preseason opener, Chicago Bears quarterback Mike Glennon is downplaying the necessity of a big performance to silence some of the questions about his status as the team’s starter.Glennon posted a 0.0 quarterback rating in his preseason debut, but he downplayed any added pressure ahead of his second showing. Glennon became an internet punching bag after his abysmal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Wolfe will not need surgery, shares pic of swollen ankle

Derek Wolfe was carted off of the field during Saturday’s practice. But the Denver Broncos defensive lineman noted that he avoided disaster with his injury.— Derek Wolfe (@Derek_Wolfe95) August 12, 2017 ESPN’s Josina Anderson also shared that Wolfe texted her that, while it’s a bad sprain and there is a torn ligament, surgery will not be necessary...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trevor Siemian winning Broncos’ QB job easily

The Denver Broncos took Paxton Lynch in the first round of last year’s NFL Draft with the belief that he would eventually become the team’s starting quarterback. He failed to earn the starting job last season, and it appears to be more of the same this season.Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson provided a breakdown about the Broncos’ QB competition on Sunday. In his column, Robinson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 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...
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12 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...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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