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Chargers added Keenan Allen and Mike Williams to Thursday’s injury report

The big injury news for the Chargers this week has been defensive end Joey Bosa‘s return to practice and potential return to the lineup after sitting the whole season with a foot injury, but Thursday saw some less positive developments on the offensive side of the ball. Three wide receivers were added to the team’s [more]

Joey Bosa’s playing status undecided for now

Joey Bosa has returned to practice. Does that mean he will return to the field Sunday? He and the Chargers are taking a wait-and-see approach. They don’t have to decide today, so they won’t. “It’s really not decided yet,” Bosa said Thursday, via Ryan Kartje of Southern California News Group. “We’re continuing with the plan, [more]

Dolphins work out Paxton Lynch

The Dolphins worked out free agent quarterback Paxton Lynch this week. Lynch’s tryout was “merely due diligence,” according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Lynch, 24, has remained a free agent since the Broncos waived him out of the preseason. He has worked out for Tennessee, Seattle, Jacksonville, Buffalo, Detroit, Philadelphia, Tampa Bay and [more]

Chris Harris Jr.: Defenders have to try to confuse Philip Rivers

The Broncos and the Chargers renew their rivalry on Sunday, with the Chargers sporting one of the best records in football. Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. knows that keeping the Chargers from getting to 8-2 will depend on containing quarterback Philip Rivers. The challenge doesn’t arise simply when Rivers has the ball in his hands. [more]

Who will make a play for Le’Veon Bell?

With Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell not playing this year and, in turn, in play to be signed by the highest bidder in March, the question becomes who will the highest bidder be? Key football factors include needing a high-end tailback and having a willingness to let him be a workhorse. Significant cash and cap [more]

Broncos place Matt Paradis on IR, sign Gino Gradkowski

The Broncos announced they signed center Gino Gradkowski to take Matt Paradis‘ roster spot. They placed Paradis on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Paradis fractured his right fibula against Houston. He is the team’s second starting offensive lineman to end the season on IR. Left guard Ron Leary tore his Achilles against the Rams [more]

AFC playoff picture: Patriots take a step back

We’re so accustomed to the Patriots having a bye week in the AFC playoffs that it’s a little shocking to look at the standings right now and realize that this year, it might not happen. Although New England is still the overwhelming favorite to win the AFC East, the results of this week’s games show [more]

Bradley Chubb keeping pace with Jevon Kearse’s rookie sack record

You don’t have to tell Broncos rookie pass rusher Bradley Chubb that he’s keeping pace with the NFL’s rookie sack record. He knows. Former Titan Jevon Kearse set the rookie record with 14.5 sacks in 1999, and Chubb, who has eight sacks through nine games this season, said he’s well aware of that record and [more]

AFC playoff picture: Chiefs and Patriots have the lead

As we head into Week 10 of the NFL season, we’re taking our first look at the playoff picture, and the top two teams have separated themselves from the pack. The Chiefs are the top team in the conference, but the Patriots are only a game behind and have the head-to-head tiebreaker. The Chiefs also [more]

Vance Joseph “disappointed” in Demaryius Thomas’ comments

Vance Joseph doesn’t want to get into a he said/he said with Demaryius Thomas. While taking the high road, the Broncos coach admitted he was “disappointed” with his former receiver’s comments to Orange and Blue AM-760 earlier this week. Thomas did more than merely wave good-bye as he left Denver after Sunday’s return trip. Among [more]

Wes Welker gave Demaryius Thomas strong recommendation

When the Texans began considering trading for Demaryius Thomas, coach Bill O’Brien and General Manager Brian Gaine needed only to walk down the hall to get the inside scoop. Texans offensive assistant Wes Welker and Thomas were teammates in Denver in 2013 and ’14. “They just asked me what type of guy he was,” Welker [more]

Mike Tirico, Curt Menefee to call NFL Network Saturday games in December

NFL Network will air two Saturday games on December 15 and December 22, and now the broadcast teams for those games have been announced. The league-owned network announced today that Curt Menefee, Nate Burleson, Steve Mariucci and Melissa Stark will call the Texans-Jets game in Week 15 and the Washington-Titans game in Week 16, while [more]

Demaryius Thomas unloads on John Elway, coaching staff

Demaryius Thomas waited until his return to Denver was over and the Texans had secured the win. Then, he unloaded on his former team. Thomas held nothing back in an interview with Orange & Blue radio (760 AM) on Monday. The receiver criticized General Manager John Elway, head coach Vance Joseph and receivers coach Zach [more]

John Elway “more encouraged” this year than in 2017

The Broncos are 3-6 for the second year in a row and that’s led plenty of people to speculate about possible changes to the coaching staff. If they do make changes, they won’t come during the team’s bye week. Broncos General Manager John Elway made an appearance on Orange & Blue 760 on Monday and [more]

Vance Joseph “not concerned” about anything Bill O’Brien said

Broncos coach Vance Joseph said after Sunday’s loss to the Texans that he regretted being greedy at the end of the first half when he tried a 62-yard field goal that failed to go through the uprights. The Texans took the ball with 18 seconds left and moved far enough to hit a field goal [more]

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