Janovich finds out "it's real now" in NFL debut (Nick Groke, Denver Post)
Act like you've been there before, they say. But Andy Janovich had not been there before. The Broncos rookie fullback had never even touched a football in the NFL.
With Sanders' new contract, Broncos bridging the future with young QBs (Nick Groke, Denver Post)
*Emmanuel Sanders is fond of saying that he bets on himself. To him, he's a sure thing. And when the Broncos got within a week of their season-opener with Sanders' lingering contract negotiation still on the hook, he bet on himself again.*
Denver Broncos postgame tweets: 'We never quit,' 'Great win tonight' (Deb Stanley, KMGH)The Denver Broncos had lots to say on social media after their win against the Panthers.
Broncos show they still are comfortable when things get tight (Jeff Legwold, ESPN)Last season the Broncos were the kings of the close game, given they won 11 games – regular season and postseason combined – on the way to a Super Bowl win. Thursday night the Broncos' defense didn't quite open the evening the way it wanted and didn't really show its teeth until the second half.
Broncos Film Room: Return of the Kubiak run game (Andre Simone, BSN Denver)The success that Kubiak has had with his zone-blocking run scheme can't be argued, as it's been the coach's calling card.
Siemian shows veteran poise in season opener (Sean Walsh, Mile High Sports)*For the most part Siemian looked very good. He showed he could move the Denver offense down the field and make correct decisions. The Broncos did turn the ball over three times inside Carolina's 30-yard line.
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King Soopers fan gallery: Best shots of Broncos Country on Thursday (DenverBroncos.com)Broncos Country played a huge role in helping Denver pull out a comeback win over the Panthers. Here's a collection of the best shots from Thursday's win.
Five things you should know from the Broncos' Friday work (Andrew Mason)Before the Broncos could take a well-earned weekend rest, they went through their typical Monday day-after-game meetings and film study at the UCHealth Training Center in the wake of their 21-20 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Sanders: 'Football has taken me a long way' (DenverBroncos.com)*Emmanuel Sanders talks about his new 3-year contract extension on Friday afternoon, after his position coach Tyke Tolbert introduced him. *