DEN – Brandon McManus 24-yard field goal, 7:04. An interception off Broncos' quarterback Trevor Siemian by cornerback Logan Ryan resulted in the only touchdown of the game—a 1-yard run by Patriots' running back LeGarrette Blount in the second quarter. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. Miller and Ware may also be the most pronounced reason why Denver advanced to Super Bowl 50. Record: 9-7-0, 3rd in DEN – Brandon McManus 28-yard field goal, 3:23. Linebackers coach Reggie Herring filled in for Phillips for the remainder of the game. Where Is Tropical Storm Zeta Headed Next? CAR – Graham Gano 44-yard field goal, 0:03. JAX – Blake Bortles – 19/42, 181 yards, 2 INT. Pro-Football-Reference utilizes Official NFL data for current NFL seasons. Current Denver Broncos Roster - NFL Football Roster - USA TODAY. DEN – Trevor Siemian – 20/34, 368 yards, 3 TD, DEN – Emmanuel Sanders – 7 receptions, 162 yards, TD. On August 12, safety Shiloh Keo was suspended for the first two games of the 2016 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. [123], at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California, The Chargers scored took a 10–0 lead, with quarterback Philip Rivers connecting on a 5-yard touchdown pass to tight end Hunter Henry, followed in the second quarter by a 37-yard field goal by placekicker Josh Lambo. Placekicker Brandon McManus added a 22-yard field goal in the second quarter. [137], The Broncos wore their alternate navy blue uniforms for this game. 1 defense and a few of the best individual defensive players in all of football. The AFC champs are led by the NFL’s No. While backed up deep in their own territory, the Broncos' offense went three-and-out, and were forced to punt, giving the Chargers one last possession. Find NJ.com Eagles on Facebook. Record: 9-7-0, 3rd in Tennessee finished ahead of Denver based on head-to-head victory. [5] Concerns over his health ultimately resulted in Kubiak retiring from coaching at the end of the season. The Broncos recovered the onside kick at their own 46-yard line, however, four plays later, a desperation hail mary pass by Siemian fell short of the end zone. Following an exchange of punts, the Bengals went back ahead, with Hill rushing for his second touchdown from 4 yards out. Do you have a blog? 2016 Denver Broncos Outlook The Super Bowl champions are heading into the season with an oddly similar strategy to last season, even though their quarterback was Peyton Manning. McManus missed wide-right on a 56-yard field goal at the end of the third quarter. Vinatieri and McManus once again exchanged field goals late in the first half, with a 52-yarder by Vinatieri and a 43-yarder by McManus just before halftime. The journey began, and the side went on to win Denver Broncos AFC Championships eight times. The only scoring play allowed by the Broncos' defense was a 32-yard touchdown pass from Raiders' quarterback Connor Cook to wide receiver Amari Cooper. DEN – Brandon McManus 46-yard field goal, 11:01. DEN – Brandon McManus 44-yard field goal, 8:51. After Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian was strip-sacked near the goal line, offensive tackle Russell Okung was tackled in the end zone trying to recover the fumble and the Chiefs were awarded a safety; running back Tyreek Hill then returned the ensuing free kick 86 yards for a touchdown. He might have been the biggest key to the team’s win in the divisional playoffs, hitting four field goals of 41 yards or more. The Broncos responded early in the second quarter, with a 28-yard touchdown by fullback Andy Janovich on his first rushing attempt. According to executive vice president/general manager John Elway, Kubiak had been feeling ill prior to the loss to the Falcons, and following a precautionary MRI and CT scan, Kubiak was diagnosed with a "complex migraine." DEN – Brandon McManus 37-yard field goal, 2:50. A 41-yard field goal by Succop just before halftime gave the Titans a 13–0 lead. The Colts took the initial possession of the second half and tied the game at 13–13 midway through the third quarter, with running back Robert Turbin rushing for a 5-yard touchdown. m_gallery = "2016_afc_championship_game_broncos_vs_patriots"; DEN – Brandon McManus 22-yard field goal, 11:36. Source for this section: Denver Broncos' official website. Matt Lombardo may be reached at MDLombardo@yahoo.com. 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