The Denver Broncos have the No. 1 pass defense in the league and Jared Crick, a defensive end, is helping with that.
Despite the Denver Broncos recent domination of the Oakland Raiders — 7-1 since the start of the 2012 season — the rivalry seems to be heating back up thanks to one man: Jack Del Rio.
Not only is Sunday night the matchup between the two best teams in the AFC West, it also features two of the NFL’s best units: the Denver Broncos secondary and the Oakland Raiders passing game. And they get to go head-to-head with one another on primetime.
The day after the Denver Broncos 27-19 victory over the San Diego Chargers, Gary Kubiak was not pleased with the offensive performance. The head coach did offer one solution to the struggles: balance.
Not even half an hour after the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers 27-19 on Sunday their focus was already on to the next game — a primetime matchup on Sunday Night Football against the Oakland Raiders.
Even though the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers by just one possession, there was no doubt from Chris Harris Jr., T.J. Ward and Darian Steward on who the better team was.
Although he’s not the biggest name on the Denver Broncos defense, T.J. Ward has proved to be the most versatile.
On Wednesday it was reported that C.J. Anderson might miss a few weeks with a bone bruise. Fortunately for the Broncos, they have two rookies in the backfield—Devontae Booker and Andy Janovich—that are hitting their stride at just the right time.
Even though the Denver Broncos have a short week to prepare for the San Diego Chargers rematch, they have two advantages that they didn't have the first time these two teams played just two weeks ago.
On Monday night the Denver Broncos proved that defense trumps offense when both sides are familiar with each other. The Broncos 27-9 victory over the Houston Texans ruined former Bronco quarterback Brock Osweiler return to Denver.
The Denver Broncos took a different approach to the running game on Monday night in the 27 to 9 victory over the Houston Texans, and it payed off. Devontae Booker, C.J. Anderson and the entire offensive line never gave up on the run, and that proved to be the difference from weeks past.
Brock Osweiler may be the talk of the town this week, but the Denver Broncos know who the two most important players are on the Houston Texans offense — running back Lamar Miller and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins.
In preparation for the Houston Texans, Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak called the Texans defense the best they have faced this year. While the Texans have many challenges, including Jadeveon Clowney, they do present a weakness that the Broncos could expose.