Gordon's butterfingers are getting costly for Denver Broncos
Melvin Gordon's butterfingers have become a hazard for the Denver Broncos, especially with Javonte Williams' season-ending knee injury and Mike Boone's problems picking up the blitz and holding onto passes. The Broncos (2-2) have a condensed week to fix their backfield bugaboos ahead of their game Thursday night against Indianapolis (1-2-1). Gordon's latest flub changed the tenor of the Broncos' game at Las Vegas, where they lost to the league's only 0-3 team and their former coach Josh McDaniels while also losing Williams and Randy Gregory to knee injuries.news.yahoo.com
Chargers win third straight as Herbert sets rookie TD mark
Herbert, the sixth overall pick in the April draft and third QB taken, completed 21 of 33 passes for 253 yards. Badgley also split the uprights from 43 yards late in the second quarter to extend LA’s lead to 13-0 at halftime. After the Chargers went three-and-out, Drew Lock scored on a 1-yard keeper for Denver's first rushing touchdown in seven games. And after Badgley's late field goal, the Broncos got to midfield. McManus then had a 37-yard field goal attempt bounce off the left upright, his first miss inside 40 yards since 2017.
Bills beat Broncos 48-19 for first AFC East crown since 1995
DENVER – Donning gray caps that declared them AFC East champions for the first time since 1995, the Buffalo Bills acted like this was old hat. “To be the team and to be the quarterback on the team that does it, obviously feels really good. “But there’s still a lot on the table.”Buffalo coach Sean McDermott said he received a congratulatory email from Marv Levy, the last Bills coach to win the AFC East. He also missed the 51-yard field goal attempt way to the right on Denver’s opening drive. Broncos: visit the Los Angeles Chargers, who they rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat on Nov. 1 with a touchdown as time ran out.
How to watch NFL Sunday Night football with Chiefs vs. Broncos: (12/6) Channel, stream, time
The Kansas City Chiefs host the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday night. Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs look to continue their dominance, having dropped just one game this season so far. The Broncos look to bounce back from a blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints. What: Sunday Night Football - Week 13Who: Kansas City Chiefs (10-1) vs. Denver Broncos (4-7)When: Sunday, Dec. 6Time: 8:20 p.m. ETWhere: Arrowhead Stadium -- Kansas City, MO.mlive.com
The Latest: Broncos top Chargers on Lock's last-play TD pass
The Denver Broncos have completed a remarkable comeback against the Los Angeles Chargers, with a 31-30 victory on Drew Lock's 1-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Dalvin Cook scored four times for the Minnesota Vikings, who held on for a 28-22 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Cook has scored six touchdowns in two games against Green Bay this season. The Vikings and Green Bay Packers are tied 7-all in the final minute of the first quarter. This is shaping up to be a windy day in Green Bay.
Undefeated Titans getting healthy after COVID-19 outbreak
The undefeated Titans are healing up from the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak. DeCastro will miss his third game of the season after sustaining an abdominal injury last week against Philadelphia. Johnson, Pittsburgh’s second-leading receiver, is out because of a back injury suffered on a punt return last week. Cincinnati also will be missing starting defensive tackle D.J. Eagles: RT Lane Johnson, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Alshon Jeffery, CB Avonte Maddox, S Marcus Epps, LB Duke Riley, QB Nate Sudfeld.
Broncos running backs coach tests positive for coronavirus
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Denver Broncos running backs coach Curtis Modkins has tested positive for COVID-19 and won’t accompany the team on its trip to New England. “We will take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our team, opponents and community,” the team added. On Friday, the Broncos held running back Melvin Gordon out of practice because of what coach Vic Fangio said was an illness unrelated to the coronavirus. The Patriots canceled practice Friday and later placed center James Ferentz on the reserve/COVID-19 list. On Saturday, the Broncos announced they had elevated defensive lineman Sylvester Williams to the active roster along with running back Jeremy Cox and linebacker Josh Watson.
Broncos top winless Jets 37-28 for first victory of season
On third-and-6 and the Jets leading by one, Quinnen Williams sacked Brett Rypien — but grabbed the quarterback’s helmet and prolonged the drive. Brian Poole then intercepted Rypien, making his first NFL start, on the Broncos’ next possession, giving the Jets the ball at Denver’s 44. Darnold gave the Jets their first lead of the season with a dazzling run that would make running back teammates Frank Gore and Le'Veon Bell proud. Darnold was able to come back early in the second quarter on the Jets' next series — and was promptly sacked again. The Jets took advantage — eventually.
Fantasy Football: Start Ben Roethlisberger, Sit Drew Brees In Week 2
Well, even if it wasn’t the start you were looking for, there’s a chance to get right back to .500 this week. For Eisenberg, the matchup to avoid, at every position, is the Denver Broncos against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Melvin Gordon and Noah Fant are both on his sit list this week going up against a Steelers unit that harassed the Giants in Week 1. On the flip side, Jamey loves the matchup and the situation for Big Ben this week. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars @ Tennessee Titans, Projected Points: 12.8Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals, Projected Points: 12.8John Brown, Buffalo Bills @ Miami Dolphins, Projected Points: 14.5TE:Noah Fant, Denver Broncos @ Pittsburgh Steelers, Projected Points: 10.7Chris Herndon, New York Jets vs. San Francisco 49ers, Projected Points: 10.1Mike Gesicki, Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills, Projected Points: 7.5detroit.cbslocal.com
Gostkowski finally delivers in Titans' 16-14 win at Denver
Denver Broncos inside linebacker Josey Jewell (47) celebrates his stop of Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)DENVER – New kicker Stephen Gostkowski avoided a disastrous debut with the Tennessee Titans in the nick of time. The Titans escaped Denver with a 16-14 victory Monday night on Gostkowski’s 25-yard field goal with 17 seconds left after he’d missed four kicks, one in each quarter. Gostkowski missed three field goals: wide left, wide right and a block, and he missed an extra point. And Gostkowski became the first kicker to miss three field goals and a PAT in the same game since Mason Crosby missed four field goals and a PAT for the Packers against the Lions in 2018.
Vikings, Cook present NFL's latest RB contract standoff
FILE - In this Oct. 24 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Minneapolis. The Vikings have centered their offense around running back Dalvin Cook and praised him at every turn, but now the bill has come due. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, FIle)MINNEAPOLIS Dalvin Cook logged off last week from virtual team activities with the Minnesota Vikings, no longer willing to participate until he has secured a new contract. The three-year, $39 million contract Arizona gave David Johnson, who's now with Houston, might be the most realistic model. Gordon took a two-year, $8 million contract with Denver.
Broncos-Chargers Preview: Joe Flacco, Philip Rivers In Veteran QB Battle
The Broncos search for answers continues in Los Angeles, where theyll face their AFC West rivals in Week 5. The Chargers sit at 2-2, as they make their way through an early season similarly filled with struggles. Both the Broncos and the Chargers need a win this week to keep up with the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs. Flacco, who was supposed to bring veteran leadership to this offense, has also imported his struggles from Baltimore. Philip Rivers doesnt always respond well to pressure and can be forced into mistakes, or at least questionable displays of judgment.detroit.cbslocal.com