Considering the violent nature of the National Football League, the Denver Broncos have made it through the regular season relatively healthy. But there were plenty of bumps and bruises, as well as more major injuries, the last few weeks, making the bye important for the team.
Throughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.
The problems that have revealed themselves in the last month are all correctable, and Manning is in a perfect position to make the critics regret their words.
The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday.
Four minutes were left when Peyton Manning took the field to try to lead his 51st game-winning drive. One bad throw brought the playoffs into sharper focus.
The Denver Broncos are currently one of the leaders in the AFC and are looking for home-field advantage. The Buffalo Bills are battling for one of the playoff spots with numerous other AFC teams. Steve Tasker of CBS Sports talks about their week 14 match-up and how Denver may not be this year’s favorite to win it all.
Can the Denver Broncos get back to their winning ways or will Miami hang another loss on Manning and company?
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The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are two teams heading in completely opposite directions, but sometimes that’s just the way the schedule falls. The Broncos don’t need a win this week, but want one. The Rams desperately need a win to try and save their season. CBS Sports’ Ian Eagle spoke about their upcoming game and looked at both sides of the spectrum.
With the holiday season right around the corner, you can be sure that these are going to be a popular gift for kids and sports fans of all ages.
While the local teams are searching for answers, the NFL has seen some startling performances through the first half of the season.
Here are five of the most entertaining sports stories of the week.
“I have no problem with our fans. Our fans are great,” Manning said after Thursday’s 35-21 win. “I’ve got a problem with our scoreboard operator. I’ve got to have a little talk with him.”
The Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Emmanuel Sanders waited six long weeks to join the list of players who have caught a touchdown pass from Peyton Manning. Now, he has four in less than a week.