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2-1, 2nd in AFC West
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Power Rankings: Broncos jump up two spots

Although the Bills got the best of Trevor Siemian on Sunday, the 25-year-old QB gets a chance to rebound against a Raiders defense that has struggled vs. the pass this season.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

A gimme-rewrite moment from earlier: Four Broncos starters in the offensive line, including left tackle Garett Bolles, played every snap in Sunday's loss. Max Garcia played 36 plays at left guard and Allen Barbre played 34 -- 51 and 49 percent respectively. I charted them all during the game and still bobbled the count earlier today.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

In Broncos' loss Sunday the five starters in the offensive line, including left tackle Garett Bolles, played all 70 snaps. Bolles had missed practice last Wednesday and had been listed as questionable with a left lower leg injury. At running back Jamaal Charles played 21 snaps, while C.J. Anderson played 49. On defense safety Darian Stewart led the way with 62 snaps (95 percent of defensive snaps). Von Miller played 55 snaps -- 85 percent.

ESPN Stats & Info

Missed opportunity to move to 3-0

Six of the eight teams to enter Week 3 at 2-0 lost: the Broncos, Lions, Panthers, Raiders, Ravens and Steelers. Historically, that would leave their playoff odds around a coin flip instead of near 75 percent. ESPN's FPI is still bullish on the Steelers (81.7 percent odds), but it pegs the rest of these teams at 50.5 percent or below, with the Panthers all the way down at 27.7 percent.

Miller takes blame for penalty (1:10)
Wolfe: Need to fight hate with love (0:49)

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor was laughing after Sunday's win over Denver about a fourth-quarter unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Von Miller. Taylor said he is "good friends" with fellow 2011 draftee Miller, and joked that he got "played" by an "old school move" by Miller. Taylor added that he did not view Miller's action -- sticking his hand to help Taylor up then pulling it away -- as a slight, but was happy the penalty helped the Bills keep the ball and burn the clock for the victory.

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Von Miller: 'I killed the game today' with penalty

Broncos LB Von Miller says he "killed the game" when his penalty in the fourth quarter allowed the Bills to extend their lead to 10 points with about three minutes remaining.


Buffalo Bills stymie Broncos in 26-16 win

Tyrod Taylor threw two touchdowns and the Bills intercepted Trevor Siemian twice in the final 19 minutes of Buffalo's 26-16 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos players, in the huddle on offense, clapped for members of military honored during timeout.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos defense didn't close out the first half like the group would have liked. Buffalo went 38 yards in just under 40 seconds and Steven Hauschka hit a 55-yard field goal to tie the game just before halftime. Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor was 4-of-4 passing to move the Bills into position for the kick.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Broncos came into the game with No. 1 rushing attack in league, but in first quarter three of Broncos' eight carries went for no gain against Bills physical front. The Broncos have 13 yards rushing.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Given 32 Broncos players took a knee during the national anthem today, here is team president/CEO Joe Ellis' statement from last night: "Our players have shown a tremendous commitment to raising awareness for important societal issues by using their platform in a positive way. In addition to their hard work off the field, we have great admiration for their dedication to making our team the absolute best it can be. They've made incredible sacrifices to reach this level, and we recognize they give their all to our team and fans each and every day. As an organization, we could not be more proud, appreciative and grateful for our players. We'll continue to support them and work together to advocate for values of respect, diversity and inclusion."

Broncos DE Wolfe believes players should stand for anthem (1:07)

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Thirty two Broncos players knelt during the national anthem Sunday, including practice squad players. The group included linebacker Von Miller and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas -- both team captains. Tight end Virgil Green and linebacker Shaquil Barrett both stood and raised a fist.

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DE Wolfe on protests: Worse places than U.S.

Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he believes it's "disrespectful" to Americans who have lost their lives in battle to protest during the national anthem.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The team included on the most parlay bets at Caesars Palace sportsbooks today -- the Denver Broncos.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The largest bet Las Vegas sportsbook operator CG Technology has taken this morning is $100,000 on the Denver Broncos -3 (-120).

Team Stats

Passing Yards212.720th
Rushing Yards143.03rd
Points For27.38th
Points Against21.316th

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