The San Francisco 49ers’ defense punched the Denver Broncos’ offense in the mouth in the team’s first joint practice session on Friday. On Saturday, in round two, the Broncos returned the blow.
The Broncos’ offense struggled on Friday, to put it nicely. For the first half of practice, it appeared the defense was following their lead. Justin Simmons put an end to that.
Vic Fangio let the tides settle in Thursday’s practice by taking the pads off and having a shorter practice before the waves will start crashing on Friday with the 49ers.
On Monday, following the worst offensive performance to date, Vance Joseph's tone changed when talking about his signal caller, specifically offering one tweak he wants to see in his game.
The 49ers had one threat on the offensive side of the ball. And he had a record-setting day against the Broncos.
The Denver Broncos dominated once again on Saturday night, something they've become accustomed to at Levi's Stadium.
Just when it seemed the Denver Broncos’ quarterback competition was starting to sway toward Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian sharply turned the tides Saturday night.
It’s not quite a regular season game, but the Broncos’ second preseason game carries a little more significance than other preseason games, most notably due to these five players.