For all the talk of second halves, third downs, penalties, and time of possession, Denver's apparent excellent health is easy to overlook.
Granted, that may be more about luck than something worth commending, but given the particular brutality of last Sunday's games, we're taking note.
Good Morning, Broncos fans! So, what was behind the Broncos' five offside penalties on Sunday?
As John Fox sees it, the Chiefs weren't quite playing by the rules.
The coach says KC center Rodney Hudson's "squatting and turning of the head fairly abruptly" was bad enough to warrant sending to the league for review.
Hours after the Vikings reactivated Adrian Peterson and announced that he'd be playing next week, another child abuse accusation has come to light.
The second case involves another four-year-old son of Peterson's, from a different mother than in the first case.
Enjoy the game, and Go Eagles!
From Keith Goldner at Advanced Football Analytics:
Last, the fact that John Fox did not use any timeouts on the Chiefs' last drive of the game is flummoxing. Kansas City had a 1st-and-Goal from the nine, down seven points with 1:45 left in the game. The only way that drive lasts longer than four plays is if there is an automatic first down penalty.
According to Troy Renck, linebackers Von Miller (groin) and Lerentee McCray (knee) are expected to play at Seattle on Sunday.
Per Renck, John Fox offered no official update on the players' injuries.
Once again, the NFL's new drug policy is said to be just a day away, with Wes Welker's reinstatement to follow.
According to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the new policy is expected to be approved by the NFL within the next 24 hours.
It was a dramatic Sunday for a trio of former Denver offensive stars.
Knowshon Moreno, who ran over the Patriots in helping the Dolphins to a huge Week 1 upset, suffered a dislocated elbow at Buffalo yesterday.
The injury occurred on Knowshon's first carry and only of the game, and will reportedly keep him out of four games.
According to Jeff Legwold, linebacker Lerentee McCray will undergo an MRI for a right knee injury that may cost him "some time," whatever that means.
Von Miller sat out the Chiefs' final drive with a groin injury, and will be evaluated on Monday.
It’s one thing to say you want to keep Peyton Manning off the field and control the clock.
It’s an entirely different thing to actually get it done.
Give the Chiefs credit. They barely gave the Broncos the ball in the second half, and they converted a ton of long third downs.
It got so bad, John Fox later joked his defense was operating as a “ball-control” defense.