Derek Wolfe and Malik Jackson: Better together
Wolfe and Jackson stunt, twist and draw double-teams. On the Broncos' last four sacks, Jackson attracted one double-team and Wolfe drew three. The calculus is simple: if one attracts two blockers, the others -- including Miller and Ware -- get one-on-ones.
Denver Broncos defense will give Patriots, Tom Brady biggest test yet
The Republican - masslive.com (blog)
Among the Broncos offseason additions are former Patriot corner Aqib Talib and sturdy 6-foot-4, 258-pound defensive end DeMarcus Ware, who has seven sacks. Ware, coupled with linebacker Von Miller, whose nine sacks are second most in the league, ...
Broncos vs. Patriots preview
The Denver Broncos visit the New England Patriots in the regular season for the third straight year. As usual, it's one of the most highly anticipated games on the NFL schedule. Why three regular-season matchups in a row in New England? It's simply a ...
Von Miller named AFC Defensive Player of the Month
The Broncos' defense as a whole limited its opponents to league-low 258.8 yards per game during October, going 4-0 in that span. This marks the second time Miller has won the award (November, 2012) in his career, joining Champ Bailey as the only ...
What the Atlanta Falcons Must Improve Most Coming out of Week 9 Bye
The Atlanta Falcons have a 2-6 record heading into the week nine bye and look like they need a bye week right now. They have some banged up players throughout the team, but improvement along key units needs to be the focus for the team moving forward ...
2015 NFL Draft: Pick By Pick Mock With Atlanta Falcons At No. 7
The pick-by-pick mock of the 2015 NFL Draft continues and the first six picks are off the board. Leonard Williams (DE/DT, Southern Cal) was picked first by the Oakland Raiders, Marcus Mariota (QB, Oregon) was picked second by the New York Jets, Cedric ...
Matt Ryan wants to hit home runs with Julio Jones
When Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones contorted his body on a breathtaking, over-the-shoulder catch for a 40-yard touchdown against Tampa Bay in Week 3, one figured there would be a steady diet of deep shots to Jones from Matt Ryan. Such hasn't ...
Falcons rookie James Stone hopes to be rock solid moving forward
The Falcons need Stone to be a solid force, despite his inexperience. Remember, the team's top two centers -- Joe Hawley and Peter Konz -- went down with season-ending ACL tears. Those injuries left Stone and guard Harland Gunn on the depth chart at ...