Dre'Mont Jones rare Broncos rookie to capture AFC Defensive Player of Week (Mike Klis, 9News)
Jones played just 26 of 50 defensive snaps against the Lions, but it was enough to record 2.5 sacks and 5 tackles. Immediately afterward, Broncos head coach Vic Fangio, a believer in the adage "the best ability is availability," gave Jones a game ball.
Lock driven by quotes from John Elway and Winston Churchill (Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press)
Two quotes inspired Drew Lock when he was sidelined with an injured right thumb last summer. One was from John Elway, the other from Sir Winston Churchill.
‘I just need one more’: Broncos CB Chris Harris looks back over 20 career picks (Nicki Jhabvala, The Athletic)
Harris is currently the only active NFL player to have multiple interceptions in each of the last seven seasons. But if he made it eight consecutive seasons with multiple picks, he would join former safety Mike Harden as the only Broncos ever to have that long of a streak. With one pick from earlier in the season, his next — No. 21 in his career — would also give Harris sole possession of No. 10 on the Broncos' all-time list.
Whether slinger or manager, Drew Lock is the Broncos' guy (Mike Klis, 9News)
He was slingin' Lock in Houston. And then Drew managed Detroit in Denver.
Either way works, he says. Broncos rookie Drew Lock can quarterback either type of game.
Von Miller channels lessons from Peyton Manning, welcomes Drew Lock with open arms (Aric DiLalla, DenverBroncos.com)
The three-time first-team All-Pro and Super Bowl 50 MVP then stood and exchanged jerseys with the rookie with a 3-1 record.