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Sore ankle keeps Bradley Chubb questionable for Jacksonville

Sep. 17, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Bradley Chubb will set foot on a high school field in Jacksonville to take stock of a sore ankle that sidelined him for the season opener. The Denver Broncos plan to carefully monitor the outside linebacker during a walkthrough Saturday to see if the ankle...

Broncos stars Miller, Chubb could reunite against Jaguars

Sep. 16, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of the NFL’s most dominant pass-rushing duos could be on the field together for the first time in nearly two years Sunday. It would be somewhat fitting if it happened against Jacksonville, which has lost a franchise-record 16 consecutive...

Broncos seek 1st 2-0 start since 2018 against skidding Jags

Sep. 16, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

DENVER (1-0) at JACKSONVILLE (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Broncos by 6, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Broncos 1-0; Jaguars 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Jaguars lead 7-6 ...

Rookie Patrick Surtain II will get first NFL start Sunday

Sep. 15, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Surtain II's first NFL start is against a familiar foe: Trevor Lawrence, whose Clemson Tigers walloped his top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship three years ago. “We were both freshmen at the time, both...

Broncos place starters Jerry Jeudy, Ronald Darby on IR

Sep. 14, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos were stacked at two positions to begin the season — wide receiver and cornerback — and that depth is already being tested. The Broncos (1-0) placed Jerry Jeudy (high right ankle sprain) on injured reserve Tuesday along with...

AP Analysis: Manning Bros. talk as big a game as they played

Sep. 14, 2021 02:49 AM EDT

“They're all going to be like this,” Peyton Manning exclaimed after the thrilling climax to the NFL's wildest of opening weekends. “Yeah," replied baby brother Eli, “this was fun, bro.” And not just for America's first family of football,...

Broncos above .500 for first time in more than 1,000 days

Sep. 13, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Game balls went to newcomers George Paton and Teddy Bridgewater and to old-timer Von Miller following Denver's 27-13 demolition of the New York Giants in their opener. Paton is the architect of this rebuilt roster and Bridgewater his crowning...

Analysis: Some debuts rocky, others uplifting in NFL Week 1

Sep. 13, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

How difficult is achieving a successful debut in the NFL? Ask Urban Meyer and Arthur Smith, new head coaches whose teams looked as if they were still in spring workouts. Compounding that, Meyer's Jaguars and Smith's Falcons were routed by Houston and Philadelphia,...

Giants vaunted D falters, fails to get off field vs. Broncos

Sep. 12, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants' vaunted defense was supposed to carry the team while Daniel Jones and his banged-up skill players on offense ironed things out after an training camp marked by injuries. In the opening game of the season, the D just...

Teddy Bridgewater throws 2 TDs, Broncos pound Giants 27-13

Sep. 12, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For the first time since Peyton Manning retired after winning Super Bowl 50, the Denver Broncos may have a quarterback. All it took was 11 tries. Teddy Bridgewater threw two touchdowns in his first start for Denver and...