Archive for the ‘Denver Broncos’ Category

Browns-Broncos matchup is family feud for Chubb cousins

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

When Bradley Chubb was pestering quarterbacks in the ACC and Nick Chubb was plowing through SEC defenses, the second cousins dreamed of facing each other in a bowl game. Bradley, a defensive end at North Carolina State, and Nick, a running back at Georgia, never got that opportunity in college. They'll finally meet up Saturday night when Nick's Cleveland Browns (5-7-1) visit Bradley's Denver Broncos (6-7) in what is essentially an elimination game in the cluttered AFC wild-card race.

A possible home finale for Jaguars’ Jackson, Bortles, Church

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson dusted off his Super Bowl ring last week and wore it for the first time all year. ''I need to remember who I am,'' said Jackson, a Pro Bowl selection last season. Jackson is no longer a starter and his playing time is dwindling, signs his tenure in Jacksonville is likely nearing an end.

Browns, Broncos both short at cornerback for Saturday

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The Browns and Broncos will both be missing cornerbacks when they square off on Saturday. The Browns have ruled Denzel Ward out for the second straight week because of a concussion. The rookie did not practice at all this week and will have an extra day to try to clear the protocol before they face the Bengals in Week 16.

Seahawks, 49ers meet for the second time this month

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Playing twice in a three-week span is unusual, but the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers will go at it again Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll isn't putting too much stock in what happened in Seattle's 43-16 win in the first meeting, noting that San Francisco (3-10) played well in a 20-14 victory over the Denver Broncos last week. The Seahawks (8-5) picked up a big win at home on Monday night to bolster their NFC wild-card position, handling the Minnesota Vikings 21-7.

All signs point to Chiefs S Berry playing

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Denver Broncos: Von Miller was whistled for jumping offside three times last week, and coach Vance Joseph was critical of the outside linebacker on Monday, saying a player of that caliber "doesn't need to cheat the count." But while Miller accepted blame, he doesn't plan to stop anticipating snap counts. "Yeah, I was upset about it, but at the end of the day, if I've got 97 sacks, probably 80 of them came off of getting a great jump," Miller said Wednesday. ESPN reported Berry -- who tore his Achilles last year and has battled a heel injury but practiced on a limited basis the past three weeks -- is expected to play against the Chargers.

49ers injury report: Jaquiski Tartt, K’Waun Williams remain sidelined

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

ers injury report: Jaquiski Tartt, K'Waun Williams remain sidelined originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com SANTA CLARA – Defensive backs Jaquiski Tartt and K'Waun Williams remained out of practice Wednesday, as the 49ers began preparations to face the Seattle Seahawks. Tartt (shoulder) and Williams (knee) sustained injuries in the 49ers' Dec. 2 game at Seattle. Both players were inactive in the 49ers' 20-14 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Kyle Shanahan explains how 49ers messed up ‘victory formation’ vs. Broncos

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Kyle Shanahan explains how 49ers messed up 'victory formation' vs. Broncos originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com SANTA CLARA – Coach Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers learned some valuable lessons from their horrendous clock management at the end of Sunday's win over the Denver Broncos. Rarely before has "victory formation" been botched in such a way to enable the opponent a final chance to pull off the victory. But that is what happened at Levi's Stadium, leaving both teams stunned that Denver still had time to run a play.

Jeff Garcia: Nick Mullens continues to do what’s asked of him

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Editor's note: Former 49ers Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia, now an NBC Sports Bay Area analyst, shares his thoughts on the team each week throughout the season. This week, he takes a look at two impressive young guys on offense. The 49ers turned to their young players against the Denver Broncos, and those guys stepped up.

Broncos, Browns on playoff fringe ahead of matchup

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

The Denver Broncos were high on quarterback Baker Mayfield long before he was taken first overall in the NFL draft in April. Mayfield, the brash, outspoken Cleveland Browns rookie, visits Denver for a Week 15 showdown with both teams clinging to their slim postseason hopes. The Browns (5-7-1) are having their best season in years and are coming off a 26-20 win over Carolina.

NFL Week 15 Expert Best Bets: Put Your Money on Two Rookie QBs

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Wagering on rookie quarterbacks can feel precarious, but Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen have stepped their game up big time over the past few weeks. Since firing Hue Jackson, the Browns have gone 3-2 both straight up and against the spread. Meanwhile, the Broncos were scorching hot heading into what seemed like an easy win over the 49ers in San Francisco last week.