DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 9: Defensive tackle Derek Wolfe #95 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after making a sack during the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 9, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Week 2 has wrapped up and the Broncos are 1-1. There were no Bronco rookies that played very well as Derek Wolfe seems to be the only one playing very much.
Omar Bolden had 2 kick returns for 47 yards. All he saw all night was special teams work.
Derek Wolfe started again for the Broncos but was pretty invisible and did not record a tackle.
I am really hoping that Ronnie Hillman gets an opportunity soon. Knowshon Moreno's time could be running out after a costly fumble and Hillman has to be healthy and ready to go by now.
AROUND THE LEAGUE
Andrew Luck showed why the Colts drafted him in his week 2 win against the Vikings. Luck got the ball in a tie game and led the Colts down the field for a game winning field goal. Luck went 20/31 224 yards and 2 TDs.
Robert Griffin went 20/29 for 206 yards, 1 TD and 1 INT in a loss to the Rams.
Russel Wilson got his first victory win going 15/20 for 151 yards and 1 TD crushing the Cowboys.
Trent Richardson had 19 carries for 104 yards and 1 TD helping his fellow rookie Brandon Weeden brush off last weeks poor performance. Weeden went 26/37 for 322 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Doug Martin had 20 carries for 66 yards and a TD as the Bucs continue to show faith in him to get the job done. 20 carries is a lot considering that game was a shootout in the fourth quarter.
Alfred Morris had 16 carries for 89 yards. Maybe he is just a product of the Shanahan running system that we all know so well. Either way, Morris has been a surprise and has come out of nowhere.
Shea McClellin is proving to be a great pick for the Chicago Bears.The linebacker had four tackles and one and a half sacks against Green Bay.
Rookie kicker Justin Tucker for the Ravens continues his perfect season and against the Eagles, nailed to 50 yard kicks.
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WATCH
1) Robert Griffin
2) Andrew Luck
3) Doug Martin
4) Trent Richardson
5) Morris Claiborne
Who is the front-runner for rookie of the year?
Robert Griffin III (286 votes)
Andrew Luck (40 votes)
Doug Martin (9 votes)
Trent Richardson (18 votes)
Morris Claiborne (4 votes)
Other (15 votes)
372 total votes