They were never likely to challenge Denver for the AFCW title, but there's still something comforting about seeing the Chiefs and Raiders open in losing fashion.
Knowshon Moreno lit up New England in his Dolphins debut, rushing for 134 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries.
Miami took down the visiting Patriots 33-20 by shutting them out 23-0 in the second half.
The Chiefs defense was dealt a massive blow on Sunday, as Derrick Johnson suffered what is believed to be a torn Achilles.
Ian Rapoport says the injury is a season ender for Johnson, who graded out at +18.6 over 1,038 snaps in 2013.
The ninth-year linebacker had 4.5 sacks, two picks, seven passes defensed, and 107 total tackles last year.
Enjoy the games; go Miami (vs New England) and Tennessee (at Kansas City)!
According to Mike Florio, Von Miller can hold out for almost the entirety of his fifth season (2015) and still become a free agent the following offseason.
It would be a costly tactic, as Von is set to draw his biggest salary to date ($9.754M). And Denver would still have the option of using its franchise tag on Miller at that point.
We don't see negotiations between Von and the Broncos getting to that point, but it's an important possibility to keep in mind.
According to Jason La Canfora, agreement on a new drug policy may not cut short the suspensions of Wes Welker and Josh Gordon.
An NFLPA source tells La Canfora that the league and union aren't nearly as close to a deal as has been reported.
La Canfora also confirmed an earlier report by Mike Klis that Welker's suspension was triggered by Adderall use, not Molly.
Good Morning, Broncos fans! It's time for the Broncos to put all that hard work to use.
Sure, there's the typical stuff - the workouts, the weightlifting, the practices, the game planning, and film work.
But that's not what we're talking about.
It's time for Peyton Manning & Co. to test their vocabularies.
Happy Saturday, friends. Today, we’ll finish up the IAOFM preview with the AFC North and the AFC West.
I’ve spilled a lot of digital ink this week, and it’s time to bring it on home. Will there be any shockers? It depends on how easily you’re shocked, I suppose.
I’ve got nothing clever to say about the jump today, so how about just get there, okay?
Good Morning, Broncos fans! Only Danny Trevathan and Ben Garland have been ruled out for tomorrow's opener.
Seven other players are listed as probable, but most of them were full practice participants throughout the week.
Louis Vasquez and Isaiah Burse had been limited on Wednesday, while Malik Jackson was excused for Thursday's session.
According to multiple reports, the Broncos believe there's a chance that Wes Welker will be reinstated before serving the entirety of his four-game suspension.
Per Mike Klis, the circumstances of Welker's ban (but not Josh Gordon's?) may have spurred the two league and players union to action.