Posts Tagged ‘Denver Broncos’

Reeling Raiders lead this week’s Sorry Six

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The bad news is, there are no truly great teams in the NFL. The good news is, there are a lot more candidates for this week’s Sorry Six. 1. Oakland Raiders: Hey, remember when we said the AFC West was the toughest division in football?

Chiefs rule out three for Thursday night

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Chiefs have turned in their final injury report ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Raiders and three players have been ruled out. Running back Charcandrick West will not play after suffering a concussion in last Sunday’s 19-13 loss to the Steelers. C.J. Spiller was signed to the 53-man roster this week to bolster the backfield in West’s absence.

Receiver River Cracraft says he’s signed with Broncos

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Former Washington State slot receiver River Cracraft tweeted Tuesday that he's joined the injury-ravaged Denver Broncos, who lost Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie to ankle injuries last weekend. Cracraft caught 218 passes

Broncos making moves, and more likely to come

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The Broncos came out of Sunday’s loss to the Giants battered, and appear set to make multiple transactions. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos are releasing veteran defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin and putting offensive lineman Billy Turner on injured reserve. Rubin was a 16-game starter for the Seahawks last year, and signed with the Broncos in Week Two.

Chiefs aim to run AFC West win streak to 13 in Oakland

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The Kansas City Chiefs have played nearly a season's worth of games against the AFC West without a loss, dominating one of the toughest divisions in football with ruthless efficiency. ''I wish I could tell you,'' Smith said, when asked about the string of 12 straight division wins, which the Chiefs hope to push to 13 when they visit Oakland on Thursday night. The Chiefs have won five straight and seven of their last eight against Oakland, and those five most recent haven't been particularly close.

Giants lift Rodgers-Cromartie suspension

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

New York (AFP) - The New York Giants said Tuesday the team had lifted an indefinite suspension placed on cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie following a run-in with coach Ben McAdoo.Rodgers-Cromartie was hit with the suspension last Thursday following

The Giants Showed How to Beat Denver’s Defense

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The winless Giants were supposed to be easy prey. The offensive line entered the game with its fifth different personnel combination in six games. The Broncos had held Marshawn Lynch, LeSean McCoy, Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon—four of the better running backs in the game—to less than 200 yards combined in four meetings.

Derek Carr is completely healed, supposedly

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

On the fourth Sunday of the regular season, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr suffered not one but, reportedly, three fractured traverse processes in his back after taking a knee to the area in a loss to the Broncos. The Monday after the sixth Sunday of the regular season, Carr is completely healed. Which is impressive, given that coach Jack Del Rio initially explained that the injury would keep Carr out for 2-6 weeks.

Broncos could be without 5 offensive players Sunday

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Denver Broncos were struggling on offense even when they were healthy. Trevor Siemian briefly left the Broncos' 23-10 loss to the Giants on Sunday night after jamming his left (non-throwing) shoulder while trying to make a diving tackle on cornerback Janoris Jenkins' pick-6 just before the half. Siemian's MRI on Monday showed no ill effects from the injury but he'll be without several teammates next week when the Broncos (3-2) visit the Los Angeles Chargers (2-4).

FANTASY PLAYS: The ripple effects of Aaron Rodgers’ injury

Monday, October 16th, 2017

The prime topic of conversation around fantasy football this week is clear: How does the broken collarbone injury for Aaron Rodgers affect the Packers and fantasy football for the rest of this season? Rodgers' injury not only affects those who have him on their fantasy team, but also those who have Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, and Ty Montgomery on their rosters. The Packers have one of the best offenses in football but will now be relegated to hoping that a little-known backup, Brett Hundley, can hold down the fort.