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Marquise Goodwin returns expecting to add “different element”

The 49ers have missed receiver Marquise Goodwin. Goodwin stayed away from the team the past two weeks for a personal issue, which he declined to discuss in his first interview with reporters since returning Monday. “Out of respect for my family,” Goodwin said, via Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News. “If they give [more]

Von Miller adjusts to the loss of veteran teammates

The Broncos have lost receiver Emmanuel Sanders for the season and cornerback Chris Harris Jr. for the foreseeable future. Linebacker Von Miller is trying to adjust to this new reality for a team that is suddenly 6-6. “I’m still trying to get over the ‘88’ trade,” Miller told reporters on Thursday in reference to the [more]

Broncos “can’t cry about” Emmanuel Sanders injury

The Broncos have gotten a double dose of bad injury news over the last few days. Cornerback Chris Harris broke a bone in his leg last Sunday, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders tore his Achilles in Wednesday’s practice and the Broncos have two big holes to fill as they try to continue their three-game winning streak. [more]

Nick Mullens leaving positive impression on film

Nick Mullens has done enough this season to earn a chance to be a starting quarterback somewhere, sometime. But his future beyond this season remains muddled at the moment. The 49ers have him under contract for next season, and Mullens is expected to compete for the backup job behind Jimmy Garoppolo. Who knows, though, whether [more]

Kyle Shanahan “happy” Broncos didn’t hire him, 49ers did

Kyle Shanahan left a four-hour interview with the Broncos in January 2017 knowing the team was not going to hire him as its head coach. The Broncos chose Vance Joseph, and Shanahan later accepted the Broncos’ offer. “I’d like to think I made the decision hard for them, but I didn’t think I had much [more]

49ers place Dekoda Watson on IR, promote Pita Taumoepenu

The 49ers announced they have placed linebacker Dekoda Watson on injured reserve. Watson has a calf injury. He played in four games and made six tackles and two sacks. The team promoted linebacker Pita Taumoepenu from the practice squad to take Watson’s roster spot. San Francisco made Taumoepenu the second of two sixth-round picks in [more]

Broncos placing Emmanuel Sanders on IR

Emmanuel Sanders started his Wednesday on the practice field. He ended it on injured reserve. Sanders tore his Achilles early in practice. The Broncos have placed the receiver on injured reserve, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. Denver needed the roster spot after claiming receiver Andre Holmes off waivers from the Bills. Sanders, 31, played [more]

Broncos claim Andre Holmes off waivers

The Broncos expect Emmanuel Sanders to miss the rest of the season after he was injured in Wednesday’s practice and they made a move to shore up their receiver group later in the day. According to multiple reports, they have claimed Andre Holmes off of waivers. Holmes was waived by the Bills along with Kelvin [more]

Report: Broncos fear Emmanuel Sanders tore Achilles

Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders was injured in practice Wednesday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the Broncos fear Sanders tore his Achilles. Sanders will undergo further medical tests to confirm. Sanders hurt himself near the end of the period open to the media. Sanders was helped to the locker room with what appeared to be a [more]

Phillip Lindsay is the AFC offensive player of the week

The irresistible rise of Phillip Lindsay continued against the Bengals in last Sunday’s 24-10 win and the Broncos rookie has been named the AFC offensive player of the week as a result. Lindsay topped all running backs with 157 rushing yards in Week 13 and his effort included a pair of touchdown runs. He opened [more]

Broncos waiving Cyrus Kouandjio

With the Broncos choosing not to put cornerback Chris Harris Jr. on injured reserve, they needed to make room for the addition of cornerback Jamar Taylor. Denver will waive offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio in a corresponding move, Ryan O’Halloran of the Denver Post reports. Kouandjio signed Nov. 20 and played in the past two games. [more]

Broncos sign cornerback Jamar Taylor

The Broncos brought in a veteran, for some cover at cornerback. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Broncos are signing Jamar Taylor to add some depth at the position after Chris Harris suffered a broken leg last week. The Broncos aren’t putting Harris on IR yet, holding out hope for a playoff [more]

49ers rule out Matt Brieda for this week; Marquise Goodwin returns

49ers running back Matt Breida aggravated his ankle injury in Sunday’s loss to Seattle. It is bad enough that coach Kyle Shanahan already has ruled out Breida for the 49ers’ Week 14 game against the Broncos, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Breida played only 10 snaps, getting eight touches for 57 yards. [more]

Jamar Taylor visiting Broncos

Cornerback Chris Harris won’t be going on injured reserve, but the Broncos may be adding some help at the position to fill in while he’s out with a broken bone in his leg. According to multiple reports, Jamar Taylor is flying to Denver to meet with the team on Monday. Mike Klis of KUSA reports [more]

Chris Harris won’t go on injured reserve

Broncos cornerback Chris Harris said on Sunday that he thinks he’ll be able to play again this season despite breaking a bone in his leg and head coach Vance Joseph said that the team is leaving the door open for that to happen. Joseph called the injury a “small break” that does not require Harris [more]

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