Knowshon Moreno

Deep Dive
Why the Big-Money Back Is a Vanishing Breed
Why the Big-Money Back Is a Vanishing Breed
The position of Sayers, Smith and Sanders is now one of the least valuable in pro football. What led to the dramatic decline in the worth of running backs? Decreasing big-play potency, ever-evolving offenses and just plain cheaper alternatives
By Andy Benoit
The Season
Marshawn vs. Knowshon: Who is the Tougher Back?
Marshawn vs. Knowshon: Who is the Tougher Back?
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Game Plan
Are the Broncos Busted?
Are the Broncos Busted?
Denver's surprising loss to San Diego took the Broncos out of the driver's seat for the AFC’s No. 1 seed. More worrisome, however, was how poorly Peyton Manning and company played at a time when they should be hitting their stride
By Peter King
Extra Point
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
Don’t Jump to Conclusions
The Patriots prevailed and Tom Brady won the statistical showdown, but don’t write off Denver—or Peyton Manning—based on a loss in very unusual circumstances
By Greg A. Bedard
Monday Morning Quarterback
Life’s Bounces
Life’s Bounces
The winds of what looked to be a Broncos rout over the Patriots changed dramatically Sunday night. In a game of oddities, it was only fitting that in the end it all came down to a relative cast of unknowns and the unpredictable landing of one punt
By Peter King
West Coast State of Mind
The Forgotten Man
The Forgotten Man
Knowshon Moreno was a first-round pick who fumbled too often and got banished to the scout team in Denver. Instead of sulking, he grinded his way back into the starting lineup to become the unsung hero of Peyton Manning’s offense
By Jim Trotter