Archive for the ‘Denver Broncos’ Category

Time for League Winning Trades

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Leverage trades for those performing below expectation, who have a favorable upcoming schedule to get them back on track. Here are some of my favorite trade targets for the coming weeks to help carry you to playoff contention amidst the midseason injury pileup and bye weeks. Buys Fellow WR Cooper Kupp has stolen much of the glory in Los Angeles after managing four 100-yard games in his first five starts returning from a torn ACL in 2018.

Mariota’s starting spot in flux after benching vs Broncos

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Backup Ryan Tannehill took over in the game - and perhaps going forward. Not that Titans coach Mike Vrabel was willing to address that in the aftermath of a game in which his offense had nearly as many punts (nine) as first downs (12). I'll let you know as soon as I figure it out,'' Vrabel said.

Denver’s defense leads Broncos past Titans 16-0

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

On a day the Denver Broncos honored their past, their current roster put on a good, old-fashioned defensive destruction of the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos (2-4) blasted their way to seven sacks and three interceptions while sending Marcus Mariota to the bench and then stifling his backup, Ryan Tannehill, too, in a 16-0 win, their first shutout in two years. ''I had it in my mind to put on a show for those guys,'' said cornerback Chris Harris Jr., whose interception just before halftime snapped Mariota's streak of 206 passes without being picked off.

Could deal for star CB like Jalen Ramsey prevent Chiefs from getting run over and lift load off Patrick Mahomes?

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs' loss to Indianapolis was a “Medicine Game,” an opportunity for a Super Bowl contender to feel some discomfort, take its remedies for its three major illnesses and keep it moving. Now, in the aftermath of a 31-24 loss to the Houston Texans in which two of their ailments were either cured (Tyreek Hill returned and balled out) or on the way there (the pass protection was much better, statistically), it's officially time to have an outright intervention regarding the Chiefs' horrendous run defense, which remains the primary obstacle that stands between Chiefs coach Andy Reid and the legacy-elevating Super Bowl title he desperately craves. Multiple starters sat out Sunday's loss to the Texans, including crucial pieces like receiver Sammy Watkins (hamstring), left tackle Eric Fisher (groin) and defensive lineman Chris Jones (groin).

Broncos WR Sanders out with knee injury

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Denver Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders left Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans with a knee injury and was ruled out by the team. After the game, NFL Network reported the issue "doesn't appear to be at all serious," with optimism that Sanders could even be ready to face the Kansas City Chiefs when they visit this Thursday. Sanders sustained the injury during the first half in Denver on Sunday.

Broncos smother Titans in shutout win

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Ryan Tannehill took over with 4:56 left in the third quarter and completed 13 of 16 passes for 144 yards and an interception. Neither team could generate much offense in the first half, combining for 219 yards and just 10 first downs, but Denver did enough to take a 6-0 lead into the locker room. Tennessee (2-4) went three-and-out on its first two possessions and didn't cross into Denver territory until late in the first quarter, managing to reach the Broncos 49.

Denver’s defense leads Broncos past Titans 16-0

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

The Denver Broncos' swarming defense sent Marcus Mariota to the bench and the Tennessee Titans to their fourth loss in five games with a 16-0 win Sunday. The Broncos (2-4) had seven sacks in a game for the first time since their 2015 Super Bowl season and they picked off three passes. Chris Harris Jr. and Justin Simmons intercepted Mariota, who was sacked three times and was replaced by Ryan Tannehill after Simmons' interception led to a 2-yard touchdown run by Phillip Lindsay that made it 13-0.

Titans bench QB Mariota for Tannehill

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans benched quarterback Marcus Mariota in favor of veteran Ryan Tannehill late in the third quarter of Sunday's game at the Denver Broncos. Tannehill entered with 4:56 remaining in the third quarter, the Titans' first possession after Mariota threw his second interception of the game on a heave under pressure. Justin Simmons' pick set up the Broncos' first touchdown of the game, putting Tennessee in a 13-0 hole.

Titans bench Marcus Mariota for Ryan Tannehill after miserable performance

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Mike Vrabel couldn't stand to watch Marcus Mariota any more on Sunday. With the Tennessee Titans losing 13-0 late in the third quarter, Vrabel pulled Mariota for Ryan Tannehill. Mariota was 7-of-18 for 63 yards and two interceptions.

Broncos WR Sanders out with knee injury

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Denver Broncos wideout Emmanuel Sanders left Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans with a knee injury and will not return, the team announced. Sanders sustained the injury during the first half in Denver. Sanders, 32, entered the game with 24 catches for 307 yards and two touchdowns this season.