ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – After topping the 100 yards from scrimmage mark with pair of touchdowns in Denver’s Week 2 win against the New York Giants, running back
Moreno finished the game with 13 carries for 93 yards to go with three catches for 14 yards and two rushing touchdowns.
“I thought Knowshon was really critical today,” quarterback
Moreno’s touchdowns came on runs of 20 and 25 yards to mark the eighth time a Bronco has run for multiple 20 yard scores in the same game.
“The guys stayed on their keys,” Moreno said. “We were really going against a great front and a good team overall. The guys stayed together, made some adjustments and did a great job of front blocking.”
His 7.2 yards per carry ranked second among all players with at least 10 rushing attempts in Week 2 and he was one of two players to reach the end zone twice on the ground last week.
Since Moreno took over as the Broncos’ starter in Week 12 of the 2012 season, he ranks eighth among all players with 632 rushing yards.
After last week’s outing, Moreno is 10th in franchise history with 2,551 career rushing yards.
Moreno joins running backs James Starks of the Green Bay Packers and Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks as finalists for the weekly accolade. Click here to vote.
“It was awesome,” wide receiver