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Saturday, November 14, 2015, 10:25am
Broncos coach Gary Kubiak is promising to get new tight end Vernon Davis more involved in the offense.
Which is good, because Davis could hardly be less involved than he was in his first game as a Bronco, when he was limited to half a dozen snaps and no catches. Obviously, that wasn’t what Kubiak had in mind when the Broncos traded for Davis, but Kubiak said Davis’s limited playing time was largely because the Broncos fell behind early and had to play no-huddle most of the game, and Davis doesn’t know the offense well enough yet to know all of Peyton Manning’s calls at the line.
“Yeah, he’s definitely going to play more,” Kubiak said of Davis. “We got down and got into some hurry-up verbiage at the line of scrimmage. Those are the things that he wasn’t up with us on, so that’s why he kind of got the lost [snaps] there at times. He’s much more available this week from the standpoint of what he knows.”
There is some potential for Davis in Denver but he needed some time to learn the offense. He'll also have to deal with Owen Daniels at the position. For now, a wait-and-see approach is probably the best approach.
Posted by Scot Berggren
Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 11:03pm
Week 12 vs. New England
After a couple quiet games to start his time in Denver, Vernon Davis quickly became a favorite target of Brock Osweiler’s. The big TE hauled in all six of his looks for 68 yards in the win over the Bears last week. Owen Daniels also caught four passes, as Osweiler’s bootleg approach led to the Broncos TEs getting open. With Brock the starting QB on Sunday night, expect to see another good outing from Davis and the TE position.
2015 Strength of Schedule - DEN
Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.
2015 Game Stats