Coming Up
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos at New England Patriots The Denver Broncos travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots in a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 09, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders The Denver Broncos face their AFC West foe Oakland Raiders on the road. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 16, 2014 11:00 AM MST Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams The Denver Broncos face the St. Louis Rams on the road at 11 a.m. MST. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins The Denver Broncos take on the AFC East Miami Dolphins. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Denver Rescue Mission Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 6:30 PM MST Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs The Denver Broncos travel to Arrowhead Stadium to face AFC West foe the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football on NBC.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 2:05 PM MST Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 Tribute Game Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 tribute game. Teams will be recognized before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos vs. Buffalo Bills The Denver Broncos host the AFC East Buffalo Bills at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Mon., Dec. 08, 2014 6:00 PM MST Annual Thunder Christmas Party Annual Thunder Christmas Party for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

News & Blogs

Print
RSS

Broncos Overcome 13 Penalties

Posted Sep 15, 2013

The Broncos committed 13 penalties for 132 yards in the win against the Giants.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In the battle of the Manning brothers, a ton of passes were expected. And the game delivered.
 
Peyton threw 43, Eli threw 49 and the referees threw 17 -- flags, that is.
 
Thirteen of those were for penalties called on the Broncos, which cost Denver 132 yards -- nearly six times the Giants' rushing yardage total in the game.
 
“We know we can’t beat ourselves, especially on the road," cornerback Chris Harris said. "I just try to keep everybody calm, everybody focused and just into the game. Some of those calls – y’all saw the game. It was kind of shaky. I don’t want to say anything too far, but y’all saw the game.”

On a third-quarter scoring drive for the Giants, the Broncos defense committed four penalties -- two for pass interference, one for illegal use of hands and another for taunting.

One came on third down, helping to extend the drive that helped the Giants pull to within one point.

It was tied for the fifth-most penalties and penalty yards in team history.

"When it’s like that, you’ve just got to tell guys you’ve got to keep your composure a little bit more.," Harris said. " You can’t be a little bit as rowdy as you want to be, can’t be as physical as you want to be. We kind of backed off a little bit so we could avoid beating ourselves.”

Facebook Comments

Let us know your thoughts. Comment below through Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo accounts.