EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | The New York Giants have seemingly wrapped up their first round of interviews for a new coach. The Giants talked to former Denver Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville on Wednesday. The 50-year-old was supposed to meet with the Giants last week, but his interview on Thursday was postponed by a snowstorm.
ENGLEWOOD | Broncos coach Vance Joseph is going with experience this time, hiring Tom McMahon to replace Brock Olivo as his special teams coordinator. Joseph gave Olivo his first shot at coaching special teams last season, but Dave Toub’s longtime assistant in Kansas City oversaw one of the worst special teams in the league and was among six assistants Joseph fired last week.
LANDOVER, Md. | As his mind wandered to whether it was his final home game as the Washington’s starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins had a bigger concern early against the Denver Broncos and their top-ranked defense. “After the first couple of possessions, I didn’t know if we were going to get 100 yards on them,” Cousins said.
LANDOVER, Md. | For all the injury problems and inconsistency the Washington Redskins have endured this season, they’re glad they’ve avoided quarterback roulette. Kirk Cousins has started every game for the Redskins for the past three years, the polar opposite of their Week 16 opponent, the Denver Broncos, since Peyton Manning retired.
ASHBURN, Va. | Kapri Bibbs was out of work, not out of hope. Traded from the Denver Broncos to the San Francisco 49ers after 29 carries in 12 games and then cut after training camp, Bibbs trained at Tom Shaw’s facility in Orlando and bided his time for three months.
ENGLEWOOD | Shane Ray arrived at training camp eager for a big year that would take some focus off superstar Von Miller following the retirement of DeMarcus Ware. On the first day of training camp, Ray broke his left wrist, which would require three surgeries, including one last Friday to remove the screws.
ENGLEWOOD | The Denver Broncos aren’t sure who their quarterback is. In the latest twist to the uncertainty that’s surrounded the position ever since Peyton Manning retired, coach Vance Joseph said Monday he wasn’t sure whether to name Brock Osweiler or Paxton Lynch his starter at Washington this weekend.
ENGLEWOOD | Vance Joseph’s rookie season in Denver has been full of losses, laments and quarterback switches. Joseph said Friday that Trevor Siemian’s season is over, indicated Brock Osweiler’s starting days also might be finished and hinted Paxton Lynch could start at Washington next week.
ENGLEWOOD | Trevor Siemian’s season is over after the Broncos’ starting quarterback injured his left shoulder in Denver’s 25-13 win at Indianapolis, coach Vance Joseph said Friday. Joseph also hinted that Paxton Lynch and not Brock Osweiler would start next week at Washington.