Posts Tagged ‘Denver Broncos’

FANTASY PLAYS: Bortles, Woods among starts for playoff semis

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Week 15 is another must win situation for season-long fantasy football players in the middle of their playoffs. Continue starting the players who helped you early in the season, but carefully evaluate this week's NFL matchups to submit your best possible

Broncos place safety Justin Simmons on IR

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Justin Simmons' breakout season is over because of a sprained left ankle he sustained while celebrating a rare big play by the Denver Broncos in their first victory in two months. The Broncos placed Simmons on injured reserve

Broncos threw out tape of Colts snow game in Buffalo for evaluation purposes

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph determined it was a futile effort to evaluate tape of the Indianapolis Colts most recent game against the Buffalo Bills. According to Jeff Legwold of, the snow storm in Buffalo for Sunday’s game coupled with the Colts all-white jerseys made any attempt to glean constructive information from the game all but moot. “We tried to watch it, but you can’t, you can’t see it,” Joseph said.

Giants sign Hunter Sharp, Damien Mama

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

The Giants added two players from the practice squads of other teams, signing wide receiver Hunter Sharp from the Broncos and offensive lineman Damien Mama from the Chiefs. Both are eligible to play Sunday against the Eagles. The Eagles released him Aug. 24, 2016, and the Broncos signed Sharp to their practice squad Dec. 28 and to their active roster Jan. 2.

NFL: Dolphins stun Brady and Patriots

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Fighting for their playoff lives in the NFL, the Miami Dolphins picked a great time to play their best game of the season, upstaging the New England Patriots 27-20. Not only did the Dolphins stay alive in the postseason picture with Monday's victory over the reigning Super Bowl champions, they prevented New England from clinching the AFC East for the ninth successive season. Monday's loss in Miami snapped New England's 14-game road winning streak.

Todd Bowles confirms Jets’ QB Josh McCown done for season

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Head coach Todd Bowles confirmed on Monday that the New York Jets will be without starting quarterback Josh McCown for the rest of the season due to the broken left hand he suffered against the Denver Broncos. “I feel sorry for Josh,” Bowles said. McCown was having the best season of his 16-year career.

Broncos show themselves, Jets how good they can be

Monday, December 11th, 2017

From loser's lament to winning formula, the Denver Broncos finally played the clean game rookie head coach Vance Joseph has been pining for ever since they started their eight-game spiral. After every loss, seven of them by double digits, the Broncos (4-9) would agonize over their poor play and bad luck. ''It's the formula we've been searching for,'' pass rusher Shane Ray said.

Jets quarterback McCown breaks hand in defeat

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown suffered a broken hand in Sunday's 23-0 NFL loss to the Denver Broncos, throwing the rest of his season into doubt. McCown, who had taken every snap for the Jets this season, was sidelined briefly after suffering a hip injury in the first half. "When I threw, I got hit and kind of got rolled up," McCown said.

McCown breaks left hand in Jets’ 23-0 loss to Broncos

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Josh McCown's broken left hand was covered with a white bandage. The leader of the New York Jets fought back tears when reflecting on the best season of his 15-year career and how it just might be over following a 23-0 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. ''It's been the best because of the guys, not numbers, you know,'' the 38-year-old McCown said.

Broncos shut out Jets for first win since Week Four

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

The Broncos lost their way after a 3-1 start to the season and there’s no way to avoid a disappointing finish to the year, but they were able to find their footing on Sunday afternoon against the Jets. As those who once harbored higher hopes for the Broncos expected, it was the defense leading the way. The Broncos held the Jets to 98 yards of offense as they dominated throughout a 23-0 victory.