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Denver Sports Omelette: A roundup of the Denver Broncos’ Week 1 win over Seattle


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Welcome back from the weekend, Omelette readers! I hope you had a good one. If you are a Broncos fan, it was very good, as Denver beat Seattle, 27-24, in its season opener at Broncos Stadium at Mile High.

Here’s a recap of what happened:

The Broncos are 1-0 for the seventh consecutive season. A look at NFL history shows Denver as the best team on kickoff weekend.
In Ryan O’Halloran’s analysis of the game: It wasn’t always smooth, but it was a win for Denver.
How was Case Keenum’s debut start for the Broncos? Rated worse than Tim Tebow’s, but better than Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian’s.
The Broncos’ report card and game balls from the game.
Somersaulting Emmanuel Sanders flips the switch for the Broncos’ offense, Mike Chambers reports.
He’s a Vonster. Linebacker Von Miller is too much for the Seahawks to handle in the Broncos’ victory, Mark Kiszla writes.
The Broncos’ Freeman-Lindsay rookie running back duo proves lethal against Seattle, Kyle Fredrickson reports.
Case Keenum matches three interceptions with three touchdowns in his Denver debut.
Broncos’ up-down drill: Best and worst performances against the Seahawks.
WATCH: Broncos post-game report — Ryan and Kyle break down the game.
Highlights galore, from Phillip Lindsay’s first NFL touchdown to Bradley Chubb’s first career sack to Emmanuel Sanders’ crazy TD catch and flip to Von Miller being a thief.

Next up: Denver plays host to longtime rival, the Oakland Raiders, at 2:25 p.m. on Sunday.

— Joe Nguyen, The Denver Post

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Helen H. Richardson, The Denver PostColorado Rockies Nolan Arenado looks dejected on the dugout as the Rockies lose to the LA Dodgers at Coors Field on Sept. 9, 2018 in Denver. The Rockies lost to the Dodgers 9-6.Nolan Arenado’s slump-busting home run a silver lining in Rockies’ loss to Dodgers

Nolan Arenado was certainly bummed out by the Rockies’ 9-6 loss to the Dodgers Sunday afternoon. He was heartened, however, by his two-run home run in the sixth inning that busted one of the worst slumps of his career. …

AAron Ontiveroz, The Denver PostVon Miller (58) of the Denver Broncos after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 27-24. The Denver Broncos hosted the Seattle Seahawks at Broncos Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.Worst-to-first: Denver Broncos believe they can return to top of AFC West

It has come to this for a proud Broncos franchise that won the Super Bowl in February 2016, has finished last in the AFC West only three times since 1991 and has not had consecutive losing seasons in more than 40 years. …

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports

      

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