Bothered by a hamstring injury, Broncos guard Evan Mathis sat out practice Thursday. He is expected to return to the practice field today, Coach Gary Kubiak said. More below.
Tyler Polumbus went to work in his first Broncos practice since 2010, but the offensive line worked without two starters.
Around this time last week, we thought we might be getting our first regular season look at Denver Broncos defensive end Kenny Anunike. This week, we’re almost certain of it.
Veteran wide receiver Wes Welker fits the bill with Victor Cruz again destined for an extended absence.
Before casting any stones about Tyler Polumbus, who started his career as an undrafted free agent for the Denver Broncos in 2008 and has spent time with five different teams in his now eight years in the NFL, it’s important to know why he was available as a Week 4 signing.
For all the accomplishments Ware has received -- eight Pro Bowls, four first-team All Pro selections, four defensive player of the week awards, 130.5 sacks that ranks 13th all-time – this is the first time he's been voted top defensive player for a month.
Polumbus's signing did not represent a savvy move, but magnified a bad decision from August that may soon haunt John Elway and Gary Kubiak.
No, Peyton Manning’s arm isn’t as strong as it used to be. But he’s no Timmy Lupus, either.
"This morning with the team I read off a list of things he’s accomplished in his career, but that one wasn’t on the list until today," said Broncos coach Gary Kubiak following Thursday’s practice. " … True pro."
Broncos general manager John Elway and his wife, Paige, will be given the High Hopes Tribute Award for their philanthropic work at the 29th Annual Carousel Ball on Friday.
Some familiar Denver Broncos faces are on the hot seat against Minnesota