ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- By Week 16 of the season, all NFL teams are dealing with injuries. Some clubs have the ability to overcome those injuries better than others.
When it comes to the Broncos, Head Coach John Fox said he's been extremely pleased with the way his team has responded.
Currently on injured reserve, the Broncos have their starting running back --
Yet Denver is in the midst of a nine-game winning streak.
“All in all, I think our personnel department did an outstanding job," Fox said." You look at the guys we’ve lost, whether it’s been Joe Mays at middle linebacker with
One of those players, Moreno, just took home the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after his 118-yard rushing performance against the Baltimore Ravens.
When the award was announced to the team, quarterback
“It’s awesome," Manning said."The team was fired up. Knowshon, I know he was grateful. He said a few words to the team and how much he appreciated it."
"Great individual effort by him and just a great credit to him for being ready kind of when his number was called at this point in the season.”
Moreno said the award was a credit to the offensive line's blocking up front. And when he heard he took home the honor, it was just that -- an honor.
“Just really proud and being happy to be a part of this team, being blessed to be a part of this team with these great teammates I have, always being on my side," Moreno said. "We all just lift each other up when people are down. Just being a part of this team, being a part of the players in this locker room just meant a lot.”