The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 2008 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. Sounds like several past Broncos linemen. Like Nalen, Hamilton comes into 2008 with his own questions after missing all of 2007 after suffering a concussion. While not expected to be a starter, Wiegmann has plenty of experience having played every possible regular season and postseason snap (7,062) since early in 2001 campaign, marking the longest active streak among NFL offensive linemen. Gandy only started on game in 2007 for … You can't coach size, and Pears has plenty of that. The 2282 yards allowed on the ground were nearly twice the amount given up by the Minnesota Vikings, who led the NFL in Rush defense(1185). If not, the experience factor goes waaaay down. If the Broncos are going to improve in 2008 it has to start at DT. Wire index, Jameis Winston's pro day workout wasn't exceptional, but he confirmed he's worthy of being the top pick. If McKinley does make the cut he will play a critical roll. 2007 Season Notes: Clady received first-team All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association and The Sporting News while earning second-team recognition from the Walter Camp Football Foundation as a junior at Boise State… Joined running back Ian Johnson (2006) as one of only two BSU players to earn first-team All-America honors since the school entered Division I-A competition in 1996… Also picked up first-team All-Western Athletic Conference honors… Started all 13 games at left tackle… Finished the year with 122 knockdowns, leading the nation’s blockers with 21 touchdown-resulting blocks to grade 85.8 percent… Helped the Broncos rank 12th in the nation in total offense (467.4 ypg.) Wiegmann was highly productive in K.C. Logos were compiled by the amazing You can never have too much experience along the offensive line, and with the departure of Cooper Carlisle and George Foster the Broncos needed to add a player with some NFL starting experience. Mike Shanahan coached the team. Mile High Magic for Lock and the Broncos against the Chargers, It wasn’t easy to watch at first, but was totally worth it in the end, Broncos destroy 3 TD deficit to beat Chargers 31-30, The Denver Broncos need to let Drew Lock play like Drew Lock. 2008 Denver Broncos Statistics & Players: 8-8 (2nd in AFC West), Coach: Mike Shanahan, ProBowl: Cutler, Marshall, Wiegmann Harris is another lineman I will have my eyes on heading into 2008. Alexander went to Training Camp with the Falcons in 2007 with high expectations, but failed to make the team and was released on September 1. It is a young group, with only two players with more than 2 years experience, but it is a group filled with talent as well. When drafted, Harris was the eventual replacement for Matt Lepsis at left tackle. Kuper started the final 11 games at Left Guard with mixed results. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. The Broncos always seem to grab a local boy and this year Polumbus is the guy. 2008 Denver Broncos - Breaking Down The Roster #3 - Offensive Line, 13 winners, 2 losers from miraculous 31-30 Broncos win over the Chargers. That has been the M.O. (9/9) and had two tackles (1 solo) on defense while also seeing action on special teams... Posted the first interception of his NFL career vs. Oak. (10/21)... Tied for the lead among defensive linemen with three tackles (2 solo) at Det. Look for Pears to continue to get better and have a solid season in 2008. I expect the Broncos to tread very carefully with there new toy and even in the middle of the season expect Robertson to see somewhere between 55-60% of the defensive snaps. The best case for the Broncos is both Nalen and Hamilton come back and play at a high level. Holland also has had NFL experience at the Left Guard position, providing the Broncos with more of that flexibility I keep talking about. (12/24). We won't know for sure, however, until he straps it on for real and get hit in the head a bit. Such is life when you are a rookie playing Left Tackle. We all know the story - lots of talent, couldn't stay off the hippie lettuce, kicked off the Florida Gators, etc - a story that added a new chapter this off-season with a recently dropped drug charge. 2008 Denver Broncos Roster. Like alot of Broncos linemen, K-Lich has experience at guard, playing his first 2 seasons at the position before being moved to center as a Junior in 2006. All rights reserved. Recovered a fumble at Ten. and rushing defense (5th - 86.6 ypg.) Mike Shanahan coached the team. # While K-Lich may not make an impact in 2008, the Broncos have proven in the past they can develop offensive linemen. The Broncos need a few breaks to fall in their favor. ... we rank the top players and teams of the past 20 years. Joined Atlanta defensive tackle Trey Lewis as one of two rookie defensive linemen in the NFL to record an interception... Was one of four Broncos to record at least one interception and one fumble recovery... Made his NFL debut at Buf. Dewayne Robertson is that guy. Heading into Training Camp, it appears Pears will battle Chris Kuper for the starting RT spot.