Nov. 11, 2014
BOISE, Idaho - Jeron Johnson made the first start of his NFL career Sunday and made the most of his opportunity, leading the Seahawks with eight tackles in the team's big win over the New York Giants.
Another first occurred for a Bronco alumnus as Chicago Bears offensive lineman Charles Leno, Jr. saw the first action of his NFL career Sunday night.
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 for Denver on Sunday as the Broncos scraped by Oakland with a 43-17 win. The Bronco offensive line did not give up a sack in the contest.
Daryn Colledge (2002-05) - LG - Miami Dolphins
Colledge was inactive Sunday for the second straight game due to injury as the Dolphins fell to Detroit, 20-16.
Tyrone Crawford (2010-11) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Crawford was inactive for Sunday's 31-17 win over Jacksonville in London due to a knee injury.
George Iloka (2008-11) - S - Cincinnati Bengals
Iloka started at strong safety in Cincinnati's 24-3 loss to Cleveland Thursday. He made eight tackles (seven solo) with a quarterback hurry and a pass defensed.
Jeron Johnson (2007-09) - SS - Seattle Seahawks
Johnson returned to action Sunday after missing last week's contest, making his first NFL start. Starting at cornerback for Seattle, he led the Seahawks with eight tackles (five solo) and broke up a pass in the 38-17 win over the New York Giants.
Demarcus Lawrence (2012-13) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Lawrence made two solo tackles, with one going for loss, for Dallas in Sunday's 31-17 win over Jacksonville in London.
Charles Leno, Jr. (2010-13) - DE - Chicago Bears
Leno, Jr. was active and saw his first NFL action in Sunday night's 55-14 loss to Green Bay.
Doug Martin (2008-11) - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Martin (ankle) missed his second straight game Sunday. Tampa Bay lost, 27-17, to Atlanta.
Shea McClellin (2008-11) - LB - Chicago Bears
McClellin started at linebacker for Chicago Sunday night, making five tackles (three solo) including two for loss in the Bears' 55-14 loss to Green Bay.
Kellen Moore (2008-11) - QB - Detroit Lions
Moore was inactive as the Lions' third quarterback in Sunday's 20-16 win over Miami.
Orlando Scandrick (2005-07) - CB - Dallas Cowboys
Scandrick started at cornerback for Dallas in its 31-17 win over Jacksonville in London, making a solo tackle and breaking up a pass.
Jamar Taylor (2006-09) - CB - Miami Dolphins
Taylor made four solo tackles in Sunday's 20-16 loss to Detroit.
Kyle Wilson (2006-09) - CB - New York Jets
Wilson saw action in Sunday's 20-13 win over Pittsburgh, making a solo tackle.
Billy Winn (2008-11) - DE - Cleveland Browns
Winn saw action and made a tackle in Cleveland's 24-3 win at Cincinnati on Thursday.