Denver Broncos: Emmanuel Sanders to the Slot?

This past season was a career year for wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Getting plenty of looks at both the Y and Z receiver positions, look for the Denver Broncos to give Sanders more looks in the slot or Y receiver spot this upcoming season. As Cody Latimer enters his second season, look for him to see a big increase in playing time. Latimer will likely play the outside receiver...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos' C.J. Anderson remains humble after breakout year

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Emmanuel Sanders couldn't help but notice running back C.J. Anderson sauntering around the Denver Broncos headquarters this month ''with his chest a little big.'' Who could blame him? The third-year pro burst onto the NFL scene last season, earning a Pro Bowl invitation after rushing for 849 yards and eight TDs despite not starting until Nov. 16. New coach...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders Expects to Fill the Slot Receiver Role This Season

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders had a spectacular year in his first season with his new team. To the tune of a Pro Bowl appearance, 1,404 receiving yards and nine touchdowns, Sanders actually had his best career season to date. Sanders now is telling reporters that he expects to … The post Emmanuel Sanders Expects to Fill the Slot Receiver Role This Season appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos reconvene with a new coach, same message

The players didn’t stay away from Dove Valley long as they returned after just three months away. Monday the team began its offseason program and Gary Kubiak addressed the team in person for the first time. “The message was definitely world championship from the start,” Emmanuel Sanders said and although the coaching staff and roster is much different the goal is the same....
Via Mile High Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders: If the Broncos Don’t Win the Super Bowl, it’s a Bust Season

Entering his second season with the Denver Broncos, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is taking an all or nothing stance as the 2015 season approaches. The Broncos, who have achieved no less than playoff status over the last three seasons, have set their expectations high under new head coach Gary Kubiak for the 2015 season. After Kubiak spoke to the team Monday and showed them film...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: New role for Emmanuel Sanders

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports With Wes Welker gone and Demaryius Thomas franchise tender still unsigned, Emmanuel Sanders is now the veteran leader for the Denver Broncos wide receiver group. “That’s my focus, even starting today when we were working out, just taking the young guys,” Sanders said, via the team’s website. “Not only serious, but also loosening the young...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New Broncos coach Gary Kubiak starts workouts with familiar goal

  New coaching staff, same expectations. The Denver Broncos reported for offseason workouts Monday, minus franchised receiver Demaryius Thomas, who's skipping team activities while awaiting a new contract. Coach Gary Kubiak's message was familiar to the Broncos, but also striking for a new coach just getting to know his guys: Super Bowl or bust. ''The message was definitely world...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New coach Gary Kubiak has old message for Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) New coaching staff, same expectations. The Denver Broncos reported for offseason workouts Monday, minus franchised receiver Demaryius Thomas, who's skipping team activities while awaiting a new contract. Coach Gary Kubiak's message was familiar to the Broncos, but also striking for a new coach just getting to know his guys: Super Bowl or bust. ''The message...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders reveals big change in team’s offense

The Denver Broncos were back at Dove Valley today. It wasn’t anything too exciting, mostly lifting and film, but it’s still fun to see the team start the trek toward a title in 2015. The most noteworthy part of the day? This nugget from Emmanuel Sanders. Three-WR set: Emmanuel Sanders just said he would move in to slot. 2nd-year WR Cody Latimer will be outside receiver. —...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas: ‘I want to be a Bronco for the rest of my life’

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas won’t be joining any of his teammates for offseason workouts until he signs a new contract, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have expectations for the Broncos in 2015. “Our goal,” Thomas said to Bleacher Report, “is still the same no matter what—win a Super Bowl.” Thomas also said Peyton...
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas will skip Duke work out with Peyton Manning

The Denver Broncos used their franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas to give them more time to sign him to a long-term deal.  Until a new deal is agreed upon, the Pro Bowl receiver will not be participating in any offseason programs. Thomas told ESPN.com’s Jeff Legwold on Monday that he will not participate in Peyton Manning’s annual Duke University passing academy...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Latimer hopes to be Peyton Manning’s No. 3 target

Denver Broncos second-year receiver Cody Latimer is looking forward to the 2015 season. Latimer suited up for just eight games last season, recording just two catches for 23 yards.  But with  Julius Thomas and Wes Welker gone, Latimer should fill the void as the No. 3 target in the passing game behind Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Latimer told CBS Sports...
Via Sports-Glory
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos will place franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas

The Denver Broncos have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, and one of the bigger decisions is on the future of star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. He is a free agent and will test the open market unless the Broncos can either get a new deal done or choose to place the franchise tag on him. According to a report from the Denver Post, it appears that the Broncos will place...
Via Sports-Glory
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos only looking to sign free agents just completing first contracts

The Broncos are not looking to sign any veteran players released from teams before free agency.  They prefer to sign free agents that are heading into their second NFL contracts, reports ESPN’s Jeff Legwold. When you see all of the veteran players released now, before free agency opens, the Broncos aren’t going to be all that active with those players because the price...
Via Sports-Glory
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas: Teammates didn’t want to play Patriots in New England

Your browser does not support iframes. Demaryius Thomas joined Mike Florio on PFT Live Friday and gave his honest opinion as to why the favorited Denver Broncos lost to the Indianapolis Colts. Thomas initially pointed to injuries as the reason the Broncos, who were beaten 24-13, lost their only home game of the season, but then revealed that the team was lacking some drive...
Via Sports-Glory
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Several Broncos participating in the Pro Bowl

The Denver Broncos season came to a startling halt earlier this month at the hands of the Indianapolis Colts. Despite the agonizing defeat several players had very successful seasons. The Broncos had a franchise record 11 players reach the Pro Bowl this year and eight will suit up Sunday at 6 p.m. Whether the reached the Pro Bowl by reputation or their play is up for debate. However...
Via Mile High Sports
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanders becomes 10th Broncos player named to Pro Bowl

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Four days after calling his season a failure because it won't end with a parade, Denver receiver Emmanuel Sanders was selected to play in his first Pro Bowl. Sanders replaces injured Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones. This gives the Broncos an NFL-best 10 Pro Bowlers, including four free agent acquisitions - safety T.J. Ward, defensive end DeMarcus Ware and...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Emmanuel Sanders, Draft, Browns, Jaguars, Jets

Emmanuel Sanders Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders has replaced Falcons WR Julio Jones on the 2015 Pro Bowl roster. Draft Despite a report from earlier in the day, Houston DB William Jackson will not declare for the 2015 NFL Draft. (David Bassity) Browns Mary Kay Cabot reports that the Browns are interviewing Raiders senior offensive assistant Al Saunders will interview for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Sanders active for Broncos' game against Raiders

DENVER (AP) Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack, who were limited all week at practice, are both active for the Oakland-Denver game. Sanders has been dealing with a sore hip, while Mack has been bothered by a tight hamstring. For the Broncos, safety T.J. Ward (neck) and linebacker Brandon Marshall (foot) are out, along with Juwan Thompson (hip...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 NFL All-Help Offense

What do All-Pro teams really do? They’re just a list of the best players in the league in a given season. They don’t mean anything. You could probably figure out most of them with a cursory glance at the ESPN homepage and five minutes of research on pro-football-reference.com. What can you really learn from them? Instead I want to propose an alternative concept: the All-Help...
Via The Sports Post
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Denver Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders make our all Pro Bowl snub team?

The NFL has released the names of the players who were selected for this year’s Pro Bowl in Phoenix, Arizona. As always there were a number of deserving players who were not lucky enough to be voted in. Since 13 is the least lucky number, let’s take a look at the 13 biggest Pro Bowl snubs this season and make a sort of All Pro Bowl snub team. Justin Forsett – Baltimore Ravens...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders' sick catch; Denise Schaefer is Fox-y

The Broncos lost to the Bengals, 37-28, last night thanks to some subpar play from Peyton Manning, who threw four interceptions. However, Manning did manage to connect with Emmanuel Sanders for one completion that was highly impressive. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! If you missed it earlier in the day on Monday, Memphis and BYU capped off their Miami Beach Bowl double-overtime game with a MASSIVE...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders Makes Tremendous One-Handed Catch

Nevermind the fact that he was being interfered with, Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders made the play anyways. This one-handed catch was absolutely sensational, and helped lead to a touchdown that close the Cincinnati Bengals lead to 6 points. [@cjzero] The post Emmanuel Sanders Makes Tremendous One-Handed Catch appeared first on Diehardsport.
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning listed as questionable for Broncos-Bengals game

David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports The Denver Broncos announced Saturday that quarterback Peyton Manning is officially listed as questionable for Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. After final practice, Peyton Manning officially listed as questionable. — Chris Hall (@BroncosTV) December 20, 2014 Manning has been getting treatment this week for a thigh...
Via Sports-Glory
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Matchups to Watch in Week 15

With the battle for division titles and wild card berths up for grabs, Week 15 offers a surfeit of interesting matchups of player and team. Here are some of the more intriguing ones on Sunday leading up to Sunday night’s clash for NFC East supremacy. 1. Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders vs. Chargers CB Shareece Wright San Diego’s defense did a nice job of limiting New England and making...
Via This Given Sunday
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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