— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 9, 2013
This was to be expected after yesterday's terrible performance. Da'Rel Scott and David Wilson combined for 42 yards on 12 carries. There were numerous issues in pass protection and the 2nd year player coughed up the ball twice contributing to the Giants 6 turnovers on the night.
Scott added 51 yards on 5 catches but was blamed for the final pick 6 Eli threw when Cris Collinsworth called him out for not turning around quickly enough....nevermind the fact that Eli threw the ball right at his back.
Willis was on pace to have another 1000 yard season as a Bronco before being sidelined with what turned out to be a season ending knee injury. He logged the highest average for a Broncos running back with a 4.4 yard per average carry. He also logged a career high 5 fumbles, four of which were lost. While those out there will point and say "he doesn't have a history of fumbling" I will point out that he's had 5 seasons with at least 3 including 8 the last two years as a Bronco.
Broncos management chose to keep Knowshon Moreno as the veteran back looking to give both Ronnie Hillman and Montee ball larger roles in a committee approach. The Broncos running game was mediocre at best in the season opener with the three backs logging 67 yards on 21 combined carries.