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Broncos place Diontae Spencer on COVID-19 list

The Broncos made it official: They announced Friday night they have placed receiver Diontae Spencer on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Spencer will not play in Sunday’s game against the Saints. Denver also signed running back LeVante Bellamy to its practice squad. The team announced earlier in the day they had one player and two staff members [more]

NFL Week 12 injury report roundup: Will Tua Tagovailoa play on Sunday?

Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with wins by the Texans and the Washington Football Team and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night [more]

Report: Diontae Spencer going on Broncos COVID-19 list

The Broncos canceled practice on Friday after a player and two staff members tested positive for COVID-19 and there’s now a report concerning the name of the player headed for the COVID-19 list. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that wide reciever/kick returner Diontae Spencer is going to be placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday. [more]

Broncos cancel practice after receiving COVID-19 test results

The Broncos put quarterback Jeff Driskel on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, but held practice as scheduled after determining there were no close contacts after doing contact tracing. They won’t be practicing on Friday, though. According to multiple reports, the team has canceled practice after receiving the results of their latest round of COVID-19 testing. All [more]

Broncos put Jeff Driskel on COVID list, rest of team cleared to practice

The Broncos will put a player on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday, but it will not interfere with their scheduled practice. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters that backup quarterback Jeff Driskel is going on the reserve list. Fangio said that the team has gone through contact tracing procedures and determined that no other [more]

Ravens claim tackle Jake Rodgers off waivers from Broncos

The Baltimore Ravens added offensive tackle Jake Rodgers off waivers from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. Rodgers has appeared in 19 games for the Broncos over the previous two seasons with one start last season. He filled in at tackle for 51 snaps in Week 9 against the Atlanta Falcons when Demar Dotson left the [more]

Saints designate Sheldon Rankins to return from IR

The Saints designated defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins to return from injured reserve, according to Wednesday’s transactions report. That opens a 21-day window for the Saints to decide to return him to the active roster or he will finish the season on injured reserve. The Saints could make the move in time for Rankins to play [more]

Broncos activate Mark Barron from IR, waive LeVante Bellamy

The Broncos activated linebacker Mark Barron from injured reserve to their active roster, the team announced Wednesday. Denver waived running back LeVante Bellamy in a corresponding move. Bellamy, an undrafted rookie from Western Michigan, was activated from IR on Tuesday. Barron, a ninth-year player, signed with the Broncos in late August after rookie linebacker Justin [more]

Peyton Manning to host revival of College Bowl on NBC

Peyton Manning continues to amass TV jobs without accepting a job analyzing football games on TV. Manning will host a revival of the College Bowl quiz show on NBC. “I’ve always loved intense college competition, so I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing back College Bowl,” Manning said. “Having personally seen the profound [more]

NFL moves Bills-Broncos, Panthers-Packers to Saturday in Week 15

When the 2020 schedule was released, the NFL announced that up to three games would be played in Week 15 on Saturday, December 19, but did not say which games they would be. Now we know: Bills at Broncos and Panthers at Packers. The Bills-Broncos game will kick off at 4:30 p.m. ET and the [more]

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson headline Hall of Fame semifinalists for 2021

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Jared Allen and Calvin Johnson headline the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Manning, Woodson, Allen and Johnson are in their first year of eligibility. The list also includes four players – Eric Allen, Willie Anderson, Cornelius Bennett and Rodney Harrison – who [more]

Even with added pressure, Taysom Hill delivered

A week ago, common sense and the depth chart pointed to Taysom Hill starting on Sunday for the Falcons. Even so, many insisted it would be Jameis Winston. It wasn’t. It was Taysom all along; Hill told PFT after Sunday’s win that he first got a pretty good idea that he’d be starting last Monday [more]

Broncos to send game ball to seriously ill Hall of Famer Floyd Little

Broncos Hall of Fame running back Floyd Little has battled cancer since May. On Saturday, via Jeff Legwold of, Little was moved to hospice care, an indication that the battle will soon be ending. Before that happens, the team with which Little became a star will honor him a final time. The game ball [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick comeback falls short as Dolphins lose to Broncos

For a moment, it appeared that Ryan Fitzpatrick was going to resurrect FitzMagic. But he and the Dolphins fell short. Fitzpatrick, who replaced a struggling Tua Tagovailoa in the fourth quarter today in Denver, marched the Dolphins down the field on one drive to kick a field goal and cut the deficit to 20-13, then [more]

Taysom Hill gives himself a B or B-plus for first start

Saints quarterback Taysom Hill had a pretty good idea on Monday night that he’d get his biggest test in the NFL on Sunday. After registering his first career win in his first career start, I asked Hill what grade he’d give himself. “I don’t know,” Hill said initially. “I haven’t seen the film yet. At [more]

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