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Food for thought: Broncos rehash recent loss over team meal

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On the plane ride home, the Denver Broncos struggled to stomach blowing a 20-point halftime lead. So, they went to dinner upon their return. The entire team. For some table talk they hoped would bear fruit. With Von Miller delivering a few words. Basically, the veteran pass-rusher...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

Nov. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands. Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans...

Broncos keep squandering fourth-quarter leads

Nov. 18, 2019 5:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There's one thing nobody in the NFL does better than the Denver Broncos. The Broncos’ 27-23 loss at Minnesota marked the league-leading fourth time they've squandered a fourth-quarter lead this season. “We have to learn to finish," running back Phillip Lindsay said....

On weekend of blowouts, Broncos bow out

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

On a day of blowouts, the Denver Broncos blew it. Wipeouts ruled the weekend, led by the Ravens' 41-7 smoking of the Texans in which Lamar Jackson completely outshined Deshaun Watson, turning the much-hyped showdown between the two double-threat QBs into a one-sided affair. Jackson has now beaten Tom Brady,...

Vikings overcome 20-0 deficit at half to beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 9:17 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half. Picking up the pace with the two-minute offense was about their only hope of a comeback. They delivered one in stunning fashion against the Denver Broncos....

Broncos defense collapses again in 27-23 loss to Vikings

Nov. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense that has long been the backbone of the Denver Broncos was staked to a 20-0 lead at halftime in Minnesota, after two full quarters of all-phases domination of the Vikings. The offense managed only three more points. The defense lost yet another late lead, and this collapse was...

Kubiak impact on Vikings’ offense is clear; Broncos to visit

Nov. 14, 2019 4:22 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings needed to refresh their offense after that flop of a finish to last season, and coach Mike Zimmer sought another experienced confidant. Adding Gary Kubiak to the staff has clearly changed the dynamic around this team for the better. “Gary has been tremendous....

Broncos-Vikings Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 1:16 PM EST

DENVER (3-6) at MINNESOTA (7-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Vikings by 10½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 5-4, Vikings 6-4 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Vikings 23-20, Oct. 4, 2015 LAST WEEK — Broncos had bye, beat Browns 24-19 on Nov. 3;...

Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...