Oct. 21, 2014
BOISE, Idaho - Week Seven of the NFL season is in the books, and it featured a former Bronco offensive lineman being a part of an historic moment.
Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Clady helped provide strong protection for quarterback Peyton Manning as the signal-caller broke the NFL record with the 509th touchdown pass of his career in Denver's 42-17 rout of San Francisco.
Below is a roundup of how the Broncos fared this past week.
Richie Brockel (2006-09) - TE/FB - Carolina Panthers
Carolina placed Brockel on injured reserve on Oct. 6, ending his 2014 season.
Ryan Clady (2005-07) - LT - Denver Broncos
Clady started at left tackle in Denver's 42-17 demolition of San Francisco. He and the Bronco line helped provide protection for Peyton Manning, who broke the NFL's career record for touchdown passes on a night in which he went 22-for-26 for 318 yards and four touchdowns.
Daryn Colledge (2002-05) - LG - Miami Dolphins
Colledge started at left guard in Miami's 27-14 road win at Chicago. Behind the protection of Colledge and the Dolphin line, Miami quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw for 277 yards and two touchdowns, while as a team the Dolphins rushed for 137 yards and another scores.
Tyrone Crawford (2010-11) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Crawford started at defensive end for the Cowboys in Sunday's 31-21 win over the New York Giants. He had five tackles (three solo) and was credited with a quarterback hurry.
George Iloka (2008-11) - S - Cincinnati Bengals
Iloka started at strong safety in Cincinnati's 27-0 loss to Indianapolis. He made five tackles (three solo) in the contest.
Jeron Johnson (2007-09) - SS - Seattle Seahawks
Johnson saw action in the Seahawks' 28-26 loss to St. Louis, making a tackle for a loss.
Demarcus Lawrence (2012-13) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Lawrence (broken foot) was placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list by Dallas on Sept. 2. Lawrence returned to practice this past week and, if healthy enough, will be eligible to play for the Cowboys in Week Nine (Nov. 2) against Arizona.
Charles Leno, Jr. (2010-13) - DE - Chicago Bears
Leno, Jr. was inactive for Sunday's 27-14 loss to Miami.
Doug Martin (2008-11) - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Martin got the start for Tampa Bay and ran for 45 yards while catching a pass for three yards in the Bucs' 48-17 loss to Baltimore.
Shea McClellin (2008-11) - LB - Chicago Bears
McClellin returned to action Sunday after missing four games due to a broken hand. he started at linebacker, making two solo tackles and being credited with a pass defensed in the Bears' 27-14 loss to Miami.
Kellen Moore (2008-11) - QB - Detroit Lions
Moore, Detroit's third-string quarterback, was inactive for Sunday's 17-3 win over Minnesota.
Austin Pettis (2007-10) - WR - St. Louis Rams
Pettis was inactive for St. Louis' 28-26 win over Seattle Sunday, and on Monday was released by the Rams.
Orlando Scandrick (2005-07) - CB - Dallas Cowboys
Scandrick started at cornerback for Dallas in its 31-21 win over the New York Giants. Scandrick had two solo tackles in the win.
Jamar Taylor (2006-09) - CB - Miami Dolphins
Taylor saw action in Sunday's 27-14 win at Chicago, making a solo tackle.
Kyle Wilson (2006-09) - CB - New York Jets
Wilson saw action in Thursday's 27-25 loss to New England, making three tackles on special teams.
Billy Winn (2008-11) - DE - Cleveland Browns
Winn missed his second straight game Sunday due to a quadriceps injury.