There was no need for knuckles to be cycling through different shades of white during the fourth quarter, a quarter that began with the Broncos leading 24-7.
This unit has been one of the NFL's worst the last two years, and 2017 is off to a rough start. "Him calling that timeout was huge".
Two head coaching debuts and the first woman to call a nationally televised NFL game made Monday night a historical one. "You could feel it in the place and I know what it feels like. We'll fix that and be able to finish the game even better".
The Los Angeles Chargers are looking towards a new season after moving away from San Diego. Both teams have new head coaches, who will be looking for their first wins as a head coach at any level. Both teams are looking for successful seasons so they can make their way back to the playoffs.
"He is just such a good guy, works hard and he is a fun guy to be on the field with", Harris' fellow defensive lineman Derek Wolfe said. We just came up short.
Let's take a look at how the game may go. "I felt like we had a chance to block everyone today", he said.
Gates, in his 15th season, enters the opener tied with Tony Gonzalez for most touchdown catches in National Football League history by a tight end (111).
While his stat line through the air was impressive-17-for-28 for 219 passing yards with two touchdowns and one interception-his mentality on the ground took the cake, and the 24-21 win for his team. And why not? The Chargers were 1-155 in their history when trailing by 17 or more in the fourth quarter and Denver was 175-0-1 with a fourth-quarter lead of 17 or more. Chargers?being in Los Angeles. Travis Benjamin, Keenan Allen and Melvin Gordon were all recipients of passes who found the end zone. Lynch suffered an injury in the presason finale, causing the Broncos to sign former Broncos QB Brock Osweiler to back Siemian up. The unit did just that while largely putting the clamps on Gordon and the Chargers' run game, which managed only 37 yards on 14 carries in the first half after the big run to open the game.
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was efficient in answering questions people had about him heading into opening night.
His second dart to Fowler extended Denver's lead to 21-7 in the third quarter.
One reason for the Broncos' decline in 2016 was a lackluster rushing attack. Rookie Isaiah McKenzie jump-started the touchdown drive by returning a punt 31 yards to near midfield. In the second of the two games, the #Los Angeles Chargers will visit the #Denver Broncos. After an Anderson touchdown was called back, Siemian connected with Fowler again for the touchdown.