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Mike Munchak away from Broncos due to COVID-19 protocols

Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins is back with the team after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this month, but another one of the team’s assistants is now missing due to the protocols in place for this season. As first reported by Brandon Krisztal of KOA, offensive line coach Mike Munchak is not at practice [more]

Peyton Manning takes shots at Tom Brady over pass to Gronk, fourth down confusion

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady threw a pass to tight end Rob Gronkowski that appeared to find Gronk between three Green Bay defenders and drew praise as a great pass on the game broadcast. But Peyton Manning says it wasn’t a great pass at all. On the Detail show Manning does for ESPN, Manning broke down [more]

Broncos put Mike Purcell, Derrek Tuszka on injured reserve

Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said on Monday that defensive tackle Mike Purcell will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury and the team moved him onto the injured reserve list Tuesday. The Broncos also announced that linebacker Derrek Tuszka has been placed on the list due to a hamstring injury. Tuszka, [more]

Noah Fant: We’re not living up to our ability on offense

The hope in Denver this offseason was that the Broncos would take a step forward offensively in quarterback Drew Lock‘s second season, but things have not gone that way through seven weeks. They’re 28th in points and yards and head coach Vic Fangio spent time on Monday talking about the need to fix the entire [more]

Justin Herbert, other Chargers evacuated because of wildfires

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is staying at a hotel. He is out of his house because of the Southern California wildfires, Herbert revealed on The Dan Patrick Show. “We had to evacuate our house because of the fires,” Herbert said. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports several other staff and players also have evacuated. The [more]

Vic Fangio: We need to fix entire passing game

The Broncos got quarterback Drew Lock back from a right shoulder injury for their Week 6 game against the Patriots, but Lock’s return has not resulted in a spike in success throwing the ball. Lock is 34-of-64 for 443 yards and four interceptions in the last two games. The lack of success through the air [more]

Virgil Green will miss several weeks with lateral ankle sprain

Chargers tight end Virgil Green will miss several weeks with a lateral ankle sprain, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Green played 20 of 81 snaps, exiting the victory over the Jaguars with the injury. X-rays were negative. The Chargers could place Green on injured reserve, which would force him to miss at least three [more]

Mike Purcell out for the year; Phillip Lindsay in concussion protocol

Starting nose tackle Mike Purcell will miss the rest of the season, coach Vic Fangio announced Monday. Purcell injured his foot during Sunday’s game against the Chiefs and was forced to exit in the first quarter. Fangio said Purcell has a Lisfranc injury, which affects the middle part of the foot. Purcell made 15 tackles, [more]

Chiefs blow out the Broncos

For the second consecutive week, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes didn’t put up big numbers. And for the second consecutive week, he didn’t have to. Mahomes completed 15 of 23 passes for 200 yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions, as the Chiefs relied more on their defense and special teams to get a 43-16 win [more]

Broncos lose Phillip Lindsay to concussion

Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay will miss the rest of today’s game against the Chiefs with a concussion. The Broncos confirmed early in the third quarter that Lindsay would not return. Lindsay had been playing well before he suffered the injury, with nine carries for 79 yards. Lindsay’s running had been one of the few [more]

Broncos activate A.J. Bouye, Dre’Mont Jones, DeMarcus Walker from IR

The Broncos officially activated cornerback A.J. Bouye and defensive ends Dre'Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker from injured reserve to their active roster, the team announced Saturday. The Broncos released cornerback De’Vante Bausby in a corresponding roster move. Denver had two open spots on its active roster. Denver placed Bouye on IR after he injured a [more]

Week 7 NFL injury report roundup

Week Seven of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Eagles 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 won’t release their final [more]

Mitchell Schwartz, Sammy Watkins out for Chiefs on Sunday

Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz was able to start last Monday’s game against the Bills despite a back injury, but he only played eight snaps before leaving the game. He won’t even get that many against the Broncos this weekend. Schwartz missed another practice on Friday and the Chiefs have ruled him out for Week [more]

There’s snow in the forecast for Chiefs-Broncos

Late October is too early for snow in most places, but it’s never too early for an NFL snow game. The excellent Dark Sky app currently shows a Denver kickoff temperature in the high teens, with snow beginning in the morning and seven to 11 inches of accumulation. That could make for the second straight [more]

Drew Lock hopes to start rivalry with Chiefs this weekend

Broncos quarterback Drew Lock grew up in Kansas City and grew up rooting for the Chiefs, so he’s well aware of how things have gone for his current team against his childhood favorites. The Broncos have lost nine straight games to the Chiefs, including a Week 15 start by Lock last year. It wasn’t a [more]

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