Monday, August 19, 2019

DENVER BRONCOS

Vic Fangio last Thursday night. Credit: Troy Wayrynen, USA TODAY Sports.

Fangio acknowledges Broncos’ broken special teams must improve

If Denver wants to get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2015, they must play much better on special teams. Fangio realizes that and seems focused on improving the unit.
Denver Broncos defensive back Jamal Carter (20) blocks a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris (84) in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High

Safety Jamal Carter to move temporarily to linebacker

With the linebacker position more shallow than ever, the Broncos have asked safety Jamal Carter to move to safety.
Theo Riddick runs away from a defender. Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig, USA TODAY Sports.

Theo Riddick will miss next 6-8 weeks with fractured shoulder

On Thursday in Seattle, Theo Riddick suffered a shoulder injury that will sideline him for the next four weeks. Which Bronco can rise to the occasion in his absence?

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Tight Spot: The most tenuous position in Denver sports

In the 2019 season, it's not enough for the Broncos' tight ends to be healthy. They have to be good.
Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws a pass under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli (61) and nose tackle Bryan Mone (79) in the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks won 22-14.

What to expect from Denver’s rookies in year one

The Denver Broncos draft class in 2018 was stellar, but their group of picks from 2019 could end up being even better. They will...
Denver Broncos running back Devontae Jackson (right) scores on a four-yard touchdown pass against Seattle Seahawks linebacker Chris Worley (48) in the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks won 22-14.

Three Broncos fighting for a roster spot who shined on Thursday night

After a rough showing, three players on the roster bubble helped their chances of making the final roster with their performances against the Seahawks.

Fangio on penalties: ‘poor technique or you’re not good enough’

Head coach Vic Fangio doesn't hold back as Broncos once again, highly penalized against Seattle
Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Shaquem Griffin (49) forces a fumble by Denver Broncos running back Devontae Booker (23) in the first quarter at CenturyLink Field.

Denver Broncos Game 2 positional battle review

Reviewing each and every position battle, and the Broncos that flourished or struggle Thursday Night.
Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) throws a pass under pressure from Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli (61) and nose tackle Bryan Mone (79) in the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks won 22-14.

The good – and bad – from the Broncos second preseason game

Evaluating the good and the bad from the Broncos second preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Previewing Broncos preseason game No. 2

Denver travels to Seattle for preseason game No. 2, who needs to shine? And what should Denver expect from Joe Flacco's debut? Broncos Blitz podcast host Ronnie Kohrt discusses.

Broncos ignored issues and now Denver’s lack of depth could end aspirations

Denver's lack of depth at inside linebacker and skipping over the position in the draft is already biting the Broncos big time. Keep an eye on the inside of the defense tonight.

What to watch for in Denver Broncos second preseason game

Our top storylines to watch for in Thursday's preseason game between the Broncos and Seahawks. Included: Joe Flacco’s first game with Denver and positional battles.
Josey Jewell in 2018. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports.

Josey Jewell out for Broncos Thursday, backup LBs Johnson and Watson improving

Jewell joins Todd Davis on the sideline as both of Denver's starting inside linebackers are now injured. That leaves Josh Watson and Alexander Johnson to step up.