December 1, 1991 |
A bony abnormality in John Elway's throwing shoulder makes him questionable for today's game against the New England Patriots, the Denver Broncos said Saturday. The quarterback said earlier this week that a sore shoulder made him pessimistic about starting. On Saturday, his status was downgraded from probable to questionable, and the decision on whether he will play will be made by noon today, Bronco spokesman Barry Hawkins said.
August 21, 1990 |
Dennis Brown returned an interception 23 yards to set up Mike Cofer's field goal with 14 seconds left, giving the San Francisco 49ers a 27-24 exhibition victory over the Denver Broncos Monday night in a meeting of last season's Super Bowl teams. John Elway led Denver (2-1) to a 24-7 lead by passing for two touchdowns and running for another. Steve Young rallied the 49ers (1-1) and threw a four-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jamie Williams with 40 seconds left, tying the score, 24-24.
November 5, 2013 |
"Marathon Jesus" made an appearance in New York City on Sunday. A man named Makoto Takeuchi from Chiba, Japan, according to the name registered under his BIB number, ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday (three days after Halloween) dressed as Jesus. Wearing only a loin cloth and a crown of thorns while running in bare feet, Marathon Jesus also had a huge cross ( reportedly made of either cardboard or foam) strapped to his back. There was a sign in support of the Boston marathon bombing victims attached to the back of the cross.
August 20, 1985 |
Rookie Steve Sewell, a top draft choice from Oklahoma, sent Denver ahead with a one-yard touchdown plunge late in the game as the Broncos registered a 20-13 exhibition victory over the Super Bowl champion San Francisco 49ers Monday night. A decision based on television instant replay, being used on an experimental basis in some exhibition National Football League games, went against the Broncos in the fourth period.
November 30, 2006 |
The Oakland Raiders' soap opera season took another strange turn Wednesday when Coach Art Shell accused a member of the organization of trying to undermine the coaching staff and rooting against the team. Shell did not name the person, but said it was not a coach or a player. He said the person has been calling media members around the country and criticizing coaches. "I'm a fighter," Shell said. "I sit back and I watch things happen and then it gets to the point where you cross the line.