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Russell Wilson looks to maintain dominance against 49ers

Sep. 22, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (1-1) at DENVER (1-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: 49ers 1-1, Broncos 0-2. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 9-7. LAST MEETING: 49ers beat...

Big Ten RB tradition alive and well behind Brown, Ibrahim

Sep. 20, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

The Big Ten's tradition of producing elite running backs is alive and well. The conference features the nation's top two rushers in Illinois' Chase Brown and Minnesota's Mohamed Ibrahim, and four others are running for better than 100 yards per game. No other league has more than...

Fans prove timely, assist Broncos with play-clock countdown

Sep. 18, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Russell Wilson didn’t even need to glance at the play clock late in the fourth quarter of Denver's 16-9 win over Houston. The city's newest quarterback had the fans counting it down for him. The Broncos needed some help with their clock management again, and the...

Hackett flops in his head coaching debut for Denver Broncos

Sep. 13, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett started out his news conference Tuesday admitting his error in attempting a 64-yard field goal instead of keeping the ball in Russell Wilson’s hands in the closing seconds of the Denver Broncos’ 17-16 loss to Seattle. Then, he waffled and ended up...

Russell Wilson set to hear the noise as Denver faces Seattle

Sep. 08, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A WNBA game would not usually be considered a venue where animosity toward an NFL quarterback would be on display and an indication of what might be coming. But there it was a month ago during a tribute video to Sue Bird before the final regular-season home game of...

Badgers RBs have big goals as they honor their former coach

Aug. 31, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Braelon Allen already found one indelible way to honor the man he credits for much of his college football success. Allen and his fellow Wisconsin running backs plan to make an equally compelling tribute to their former position coach on the field...

Remodeled Broncos turn to Wilson to end long playoff drought

Aug. 23, 2022 10:33 AM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (7-10) New faces: Ownership group led by Walmart heir Rob Walton, his daughter, Carrie Walton Penner, her husband, Greg Penner; HC Nathaniel Hackett, QB Russell Wilson, OLB Randy Gregory, ILB Joe Schobert, OL Billy Turner, DL D.J. Jones, TE Eric Tomlinson. ...

Journeyman Johnson leads Broncos' backups past Cowboys 17-7

Aug. 14, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The new Denver Broncos quarterback who wowed the crowd at Empower Field wasn't Russell Wilson but jourrneyman Josh Johnson. Johnson, who's 36 years old and playing for his 14th NFL team, threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes and the Broncos beat the...

Chargers safety James not practicing due to contract talks

Jul. 27, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers fans hoping to see Derwin James practicing in his new No. 3 jersey will have to wait a little longer. James spent most of Wednesday’s opening session of training camp on the sideline without a helmet. Coach Brandon Staley said James...