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Melvin Gordon among six Broncos who sat out Wednesday’s practice

Broncos running back Melvin Gordon was one of six Broncos who didn’t practice Wednesday. Gordon played only 26 of 62 offensive snaps Sunday. The Broncos list him with shoulder and hip injuries. He was on the injury report with the shoulder injury the past two weeks but had full participation in all six of those [more]

Patrick Surtain II named AFC defensive player of the week

Broncos first-round pick Patrick Surtain II came up with a pair of big plays in last Sunday’s win over the Chargers. The Chargers were down seven points and had the ball inside the Broncos’ 25-yard-line when quarterback Justin Herbert tried a pass to tight end Jared Cook in the end zone. Surtain cut in front [more]

Chiefs activate Kyle Long, put Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve

The Chiefs signed Kyle Long as part of their effort to remake their offensive line after it broke down in their Super Bowl loss to the Buccaneers, but he never made it onto the field for them. Long injured his leg in June and was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the [more]

Dan Campbell wants the Lions playing spoiler now

Plenty of teams remain in the hunt for playoff spots in the NFC, but the Lions are not one of them. At 0-10-1, the Lions are trying to avoid the second winless season in franchise history and they’ll be making that bid against some of the teams who still have postseason aspirations. That includes the [more]

Andy Reid on post-bye success: I don’t know if there’s any secret there

Throughout his career, Andy Reid’s teams have always performed well off of a bye week. As a head coach, Reid has a 19-3 record off the bye in his long tenures with Philadelphia and Kansas City. The Chiefs haven’t lost after their bye since 2017, when the club lost a 12-9 overtime contest to the [more]

Vic Fangio: Drew Lock has to learn to do better

Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater left Sunday’s game against the Chargers after injuring his shin in the first half, which gave Drew Lock a shot to run the offense. The Broncos would score a touchdown on the drive when Bridgewater went down, but struggled to move the ball for the rest of the half and Lock [more]

Week 13 AFC playoff picture: Ravens move to No. 1 after Sunday night win

The Ravens survived four Lamar Jackson interceptions in a 16-10 win over the Browns on Sunday night and the win has moved them up to the top spot in the AFC playoff picture heading into Week 13. Baltimore got the boost thanks to their win and the Patriots’ victory over the Titans, who have lost [more]

Justin Simmons: Sunday’s defensive performance what we need rest of the year

The Broncos made cornerback Patrick Surtain II a first-round pick this spring with the hope that he’d make game-changing plays in their secondary and he came up with a pair of them in Sunday’s win over the Chargers. Surtain intercepted Justin Herbert in the end zone early in the fourth quarter to keep the Broncos [more]

Vic Fangio: Teddy Bridgewater not close to 100 percent, he toughed it out

It looked like Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater might be done for the day when he hurt his right shin in the first quarter of the game and remained out through halftime, but he returned in the third quarter and helped the team to a 28-13 win over the Chargers. Bridgewater moved gingerly after returning to [more]

Broncos help their playoff chances with 28-13 win over Chargers

The Broncos were in the 12th position in the AFC playoff hunt heading into Week 12 and that made it imperative that they get a win over the Chargers in order to keep realistic playoff hope alive in Denver. They got that win on Sunday. Teddy Bridgewater ran for one touchdown, threw for another after [more]

Broncos pulling away after two Patrick Surtain II interceptions

The Chargers looked like they were going to tie Sunday’s game against the Broncos early in the fourth quarter, but their latest mistake helped the Broncos extend their lead instead. Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert floated a pass into the end zone for tight end Jared Cook and it hung up long enough for Broncos rookie [more]

Teddy Bridgewater returns to Broncos lineup in third quarter

Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is back in Sunday’s game against the Chargers. Bridgewater left with a lower right leg injury in the first quarter and remained out through the remainder of the first half. Bridgewater returned to the game for the first Broncos possession of the second half, however. The Broncos got the ball on [more]

Derwin James picks off Drew Lock, Chargers cut Broncos lead to 14-7 before half

Most of the first half of Sunday’s game was a mess for the Chargers, but they were able to end the second quarter on a high note. Safety Derwin James made an athletic diving interception of a pass by Broncos quarterback Drew Lock and the Chargers took possession of the ball in Broncos territory. Quarterback [more]

Teddy Bridgewater to locker room, Drew Lock in at QB for Broncos

Broncos quarterback Teddy Bridgewater scored a touchdown in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Chargers, but he’s now out of the game and receiving medical attention. Bridgewater was hit by Chargers safety Derwin James as he tried a pass on a first down near midfield. The ball was recovered by linebacker Kyzir White, [more]

Teddy Bridgewater stakes Broncos to 7-0 lead

The Broncos have an early lead in their AFC West clash with the Chargers. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater ran for an 11-yard touchdown to cap Denver’s second offensive possession of the afternoon. The score put the Broncos up 7-0 on their divisional rivals. Bridgewater had a 19-yard completion to Tim Patrick to open the drive and [more]

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