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Broncos Update Insider - 11/27

Sam Bradford (Getty/Elsa)

Broncos defensive end Justin Bannan, in his ninth NFL season, wracked his brain when asked if he can recall a rookie quarterback as impressive as Sam Bradford, this week's opponent.

Peyton Manning? Well, the Colts did go 3-13 and he had 26 TD passes vs. 28 interceptions in 1998. Ben Roethlisberger is more like it: The AFC Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 and quarterback of a team that reached the AFC title game. Bannan mentioned former teammate Joe Flacco, too, since the Ravens earned a wild-card berth with the quarterback completing 60 percent of his passes... Recommended Stories