Good Morning, Broncos fans! Rams safety Rodney McLeod was not fined for his borderline hit that left Emmanuel Sanders with a concussion.
The wideout agreed with the league's decision from a rules standpoint, but he didn't appreciate how McLeod approached the play:
In terms of targeting, I felt like the guy could have gone for the ball. I think his intentions the whole time were to deliver a blow. That's the only thing I am not too happy about.
Emmanuel Sanders was cleared through the league's concussion protocol on Thursday, practiced on Friday, is listed as probable, and will play in Sunday's game versus Miami.
Tight ends Julius Thomas and Virgil Green were limited on Friday, and are questionable for Sunday. Expectedly, Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman are out.
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Let's all continue to laugh at the Chiefs, shall we?
That the Raiders nearly blew the game by acting like they'd never been there before (well, it wasn't really acting; they hadn't been there before) was the icing on top.
Oakland (1-10) pulled off the shocker on Thursday night, knocking off the rival first-place Chiefs (7-4) in a 24-20 victory.
The win broke a 16-game losing streak for the Raiders; their last win came November 17, 2013, and that was against a Texans team amidst their own 14-game losing streak.
Derek Carr led Oakland on a late 80-yard scoring drive, throwing a game-winning nine-yard touchdown pass to James Jones inside the two-minute warning.
In 2013, the Broncos needed to make a few changes on the offensive line. Manny Ramirez did a better job at center than J.D. Walton had. Chris Clark impressed at left tackle as Ryan Clady's understudy.
In 2014, Denver wanted to play its five best starters, so Clady was back at left tackle with Clark on the right side, although there were potential problems there. The Broncos entered minicamp looking to move Orlando Franklin, formerly the right takle, to left guard.
Understandably, the Broncos wanted to see if Clark could do equally well on the right edge. They brought in Winston Justice to ‘give him competition'. Unfortunately, left and right tackle often require different body types. They need different skillsets, too.
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Recently waived veteran running backs Ben Tate and LeGarrette Blount have already found new (and old) homes.
Tate was claimed by Minnesota, which had a pressing need at the position due to Adrian Peterson's suspension.
Blount is, of course, headed back to New England, where he spent the 2013 season.
Good Afternoon, Broncos fans! As we mentioned last week, the effect that an individual game has on a yearlong statistical metric decreases as the season progresses. The sample grows.
It's easy for all of us to think after Sunday that the Broncos aren't nearly as good as we'd thought they were a month ago.
And while that may be true, their body of work is still the league's best, at least by some measures.
Several former Broncos are among 26 modern era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2015.
Longtime Broncos Steve Atwater, Terrell Davis, and Karl Mecklenburg made the cut, as did John Lynch and Ty Law (gold star to anyone who remembered that he was a Bronco for seven games in 2009).
15 of the 26 will be named finalists on January 8, and inductees will be announced on January 31.