Denver Sports Omelette: A roundup of the Denver Broncos’ Week 14 loss to the San Francisco 49ers

The Denver Broncos defense is not happy as they take on the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium Dec. 9, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA.

Happy Monday, Omelette readers! The Broncos’ win streak is over. George Kittle and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Broncos, 20-14, on Sunday. Here’s a roundup of what you may have missed from yesterday’s game:

Mark Kiszla writes: After bad loss to bad team, Broncos badly need a quarterback better than Case Keenum.
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Scoreboard

NFL: 49ers 20, Broncos 14
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Must-Read
Denver Bronco Head Coach Mike Shanahan and his son, Kyle, watch the Broncos go through a practice session at Dove Valley on Friday, May 30, 2003.

The son of former Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan talks about why not getting his father’s old job turned into a blessing and why he’s happy with the San Francisco 49ers. Read more…

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) jumps to keep the ball inbounds as Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young (11) defends Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta.

Jamal Murray could only crack a joke at the Nuggets’ unfortunate rash of injuries that threatened to spread even deeper down the bench Saturday night. Read more…

New University of Colorado Buffaloes head football coach Mel Tucker poses during a press conference to introduce him to the media Dec. 6, 2018 in Boulder, CO.

It took Mel Tucker 21 years, 13 jobs, three stints with Nick Saban and crisscrossing the country from Michigan to Florida to Colorado. But here he finally is at age 46, with his first real chance to lead a football team. Read more…

Quick Hits

+ Mel Tucker promises CU fans “We’re here to win big.”

+ Why Mel Tucker’s CU recruiting pitch will open doors, and hearts, on both coasts.

+ Rockies head to winter meetings needing offense, but will they find it?

+ Paul Millsap to see foot specialist for broken toe; Gary Harris now week-to-week.

+ Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

+ Chiefs owner: Kansas City knew of 3 incidents involving Kareem Hunt.

+ Max Holloway stops Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231.

+ Visiliy Lomachenko wins unanimous decision for 2nd lightweight boxing belt.

Post Mailbag forms

+ Broncos Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Ryan O’Halloran here.

+ Avs Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Mike Chambers here.

+ Nuggets Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Mike Singer here.

+ Rockies Mailbag: Have a question about the team? Ask Patrick Saunders here.

When Mallory Pugh, Lindsey Horan and the U.S. women’s soccer team will play at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park next year against Australia. Read more…

Parting Shot
Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Patriots 34-33.

Down 33-28 to the Patriots with seven seconds left on the clock and 69 yards to go, the Dolphins made an incredible play to win. Read more…

Get in Touch

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