Both players will appeal their suspensions, but as of right now, the Broncos only have three cornerbacks.
During the final drive for Oakland, second-year safety Justin Simmons went up and snagged the ball out of the hands of a waiting Amari Cooper at its highest possible point, ending the game and sending the Denver Broncos into the bye week with a 3-1 record.
Not only is Sunday night the matchup between the two best teams in the AFC West, it also features two of the NFL’s best units: the Denver Broncos secondary and the Oakland Raiders passing game. And they get to go head-to-head with one another on primetime.
Not even half an hour after the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers 27-19 on Sunday their focus was already on to the next game — a primetime matchup on Sunday Night Football against the Oakland Raiders.
The Orange & Blue have won five straight AFC West titles, but there are several signifcant hurdles in the way of a sixth. We size up the biggest threats to derail the Broncos' Express.
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The ink scarcely had dried on draft cards last weekend before the 32 teams and all 256 picks were assigned grades. But, hey, what is there for draftniks to do? Still, even if you look at little askew at these snap judgements – I’m with the majority that believes it takes at least three years before truly accurate draft…...