Note: Due to out-of-state travel obligations, DHF’s Denver Dailies: Broncos Roundup is taking a couple days off.
But don’t worry; there’s plenty more Broncos coverage ahead.
Peyton Manning, Matt Ryan among best products of play-now philosophy -In the first week of the NFL’s regular season, a record five rookie quarterbacks started for their respective teams. A record five players were tossed into what just might be the most difficult position for a first-year player in any professional sport. Because the only thing in shorter supply than franchise quarterbacks in the NFL, it seems, may be patience. Read more from the Denver Post >>>>
Mark Kiszla: Peyton Manning tends to do his best work indoors - There’s no place like dome for Peyton Manning. Is there any NFL quarterback who works better indoors? So here’s a humble suggestion to the Atlanta Falcons, who have made the mistake of inviting Manning to their house. You might want to seek a change of venue. Paint end zones on Peachtree Plaza. Ask if the Broncos would meet you in the parking lot at the Varsity restaurant. Heck, move the game to Mars and see how Manning does. Read more from the Denver Post >>>>
Broncos rookie report: Derek Wolfe off to good start with Week 1 sack - The draft class: DT Derek Wolfe— Started the opener against the Steelers at left defensive end. He became just the sixth player in Broncos franchise history to record a sack in the team’s season opener. Read more from the Denver Post >>>>
Broncos’ Homecoming - Monday night’s game against Atlanta will be a homecoming of sorts for linebackers Wesley Woodyard and Keith Brooking, cornerback Champ Bailey and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Read more from Denver Broncos >>>>
Brooking Readies for Former Team - On Monday night, linebacker Keith Brooking will return to the Georgia Dome, where he spent more than a decade of his NFL career playing for the Atlanta Falcons. Brooking grew up near Atlanta as well, attending high school in a Georgia town called Senoia about 40 minutes from the stadium. Read more from Denver Broncos >>>>
Notebook: Prepping for the No-Huddle - Denver’s defense has gotten plenty of work against a no-huddle offense in practice; Peyton Manning’s pre-snap reads create big-play potential; Tony Carter could see more time at Atlanta. Read more from Denver Broncos >>>>
Manning looks the same, but he and Elway know better – Peyton Manning looked as though nothing had changed after sitting out last season because of a neck injury. Don’t be fooled, though, says the Broncos quarterback — plenty is different. Read more from the Coloradoan >>>>
Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons Embrace Big Wide Receivers - There’s a lot to be said for the big, fast wide receiver in the NFL nowadays. Look at Demaryius Thomas who stands 6’3″ and 229 pounds. “He is a big, strong, athletic wide receiver that creates matchup issues,” Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said Thursday. “As a defensive coach when he has the ball in his hands, you’ve got to hold your breathe because he can break tackles, he’s got a great stiff arm. He’s got outstanding long speed as evidenced by the way he ran on the quick screen on Sunday night.” Read more from Predominantly Orange >>>>
Roddy White’s tweets no big deal to Broncos - Atlanta receiver Roddy White’s tweets on Wednesday about perceived weaknesses in the Broncos’ defense entering the teams’ game on Monday weren’t greeted with scorn from Denver’s defenders, whose reactions were more casual, ranging from laughter to shrugs. ”Roddy’s a character — he’s all right,” said DT Kevin Vickerson. “You don’t pay that any attention.” LB Wesley Woodyard, one of the Broncos’ more prolific tweeters, smiled when the subject was brought up. But he acknowledged he would never tweet something that could wind up on an opponent’s wall. Read more from CBS Sports >>>>
Falcons new defensive coordinator still trying to solve Manning - As a defensive coordinator and head coach, Mike Nolan has just one victory in seven tries against quarterback Peyton Manning. Nolan, in his first season as coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons, hopes to change his luck when Manning and the Denver Broncos visit the Georgia Dome on Monday night. Read more from Associated Press >>>>
Looking Toward the Denver Broncos - So, last Sunday was pretty fun, right? The team was firing on all cylinders. The offense looked solid–and by solid, I mean pretty much unstoppable–throughout, and although the defense had some difficulties in the first half, they actually made adjustments for the second half, and the results were impressive. Read more from the Falcoholic >>>>
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