Vance Joseph

ENGLEWOOD | Domata Peko’s 123-game starting streak, the longest by a defensive lineman in the NFL, will come to an end this weekend. Coach Vance Joseph ruled out the Denver Broncos’ tenacious nose tackle Friday because of a sprained ligament in his left knee. Peko was injured in the Broncos’ 21-14 loss at Oakland last week.

MIAMI | With the losses mounting, Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph draws on what he learned last year from Adam Gase, hoping to beat him. The close friends and former colleagues will be reunited Sunday when the bedraggled Broncos play Gase’s downtrodden Dolphins. The coaching matchup might be the most compelling aspect of an otherwise unsightly game between teams trying to end season-spoiling slumps.