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Crowell, big-play Jets romp past Broncos 34-16

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Crowell ran all over the Denver Broncos’ suddenly leaky defense — and kept his touchdown celebration low-key this time around.The New York running back ran for a franchise-record 219 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown , and Sam Darnold threw two TD passes to Robby Anderson, including a 76-yarder, to […]

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Jets defense wins one for sidelined coordinator Kacy Rodgers

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams gathered the New York Jets’ defensive players before their game against the Denver Broncos and spoke from the heart.They were about to take the field without Kacy Rodgers, the defensive coordinator sidelined with what coach Todd Bowles says is a “serious” illness.”Jamal gave a great pregame speech to […]

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Broncos’ defense wilts vs. Jets: ‘This is not who we are’

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Von Miller simply couldn’t believe this was the Denver Broncos’ defense.Neither could Chris Harris Jr., Shane Ray or anyone else on that side of the ball.A 34-16 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday in which they allowed 512 yards — including a whopping 323 on the ground — […]

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Broncos ‘D’ had solid script, until Mahomes goes off-script

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos’ defensive scheme went perfectly according to script for 3 ½ quarters as they put the brakes on Patrick Mahomes .Then, the Kansas City QB went off-script. All the Broncos could do was chase.”He escaped us probably seven or eight times. He’s in the grasp and he escaped,” Vance Joseph […]

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Broncos’ trouble at tight end continues into third year

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos have spent years trying to solve their tight end troubles.Their inadequate coverage of tight ends and inability to get much production from their own are two of the biggest reasons they’ve fallen so far from their Super Bowl perch and have been looking up at the Kansas City Chiefs […]

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Broncos continue to have trouble covering tight ends

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Covering tight ends has been the Denver Broncos’ bugaboo for several seasons, a trend that continued when they allowed Seattle’s Will Dissly to become the first tight end in league history to top 100 yards receiving and score a touchdown in his NFL debut.Up next: Jared Cook , who’s coming off […]

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Miller, Mack are 1-2 in AP edge rusher rankings

DENVER (AP) — With his league-rattling trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears, Khalil Mack cashed in with a new six-year, $141 million extension that makes him the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history.He’s still second fiddle to Von Miller, though.Miller was voted the league’s best edge rusher in the latest Associated Press […]

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Von Miller misses Khalil Mack, Case Keenum sure won’t

DENVER (AP) — Von Miller might be the only one at Denver Broncos headquarters lamenting Khalil Mack’s startling trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears.”I mean, honestly, I was shocked,” Miller said. “I always felt like Khalil and Aaron Donald were untradeable guys. J.J. Watt, I thought guys like that were untradeable. Then […]

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Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware switch roles for dance floor

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has received plenty of instruction over the years from DeMarcus Ware, his idol-turned-mentor in Denver when they won a Super Bowl together and now his tutor as a part-time pass-rushing consultant for the Broncos.Now, Miller’s the one giving Ware some pointers, not on the football field but on the […]

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