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.
As the saying goes, when the NFL zigged, the Broncos zagged by hiring Vic Fangio. But did they actually?
The Broncos have a rich history of undrafted rookies making the final 53-man roster. So rich, in fact, that at least one undrafted rookie has made Denver’s roster in 14 of the past 15 years.
The Broncos' pass rush may very well be getting even better, thanks to two unsuspecting rookies that have quickly grabbed the attention of the people that make Denver’s defense so lethal.
In front of 21,234 fans and rockin’ game jerseys, the Broncos took over Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Saturday afternoon for their ninth training camp practice.
In the NFL, the most simple, and honest, way to limit drops is simply taking care of business. And Emmanuel isn’t afraid to shoot it straight with the youngins.
After a few years of recovering from the backache from putting the team on their shoulders on the way to their championship run, it appears the defense is ready to try and do that once again in 2019.
Isaiah McKenzie put last season behind him. He wants to show Broncos Country that he can be one of the best returners in the league.