Tight ends have been key to Broncos turnaround
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By ARNIE STAPLETON
AP Pro Football Writer
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Tight ends are no longer an afterthought in Denver's passing game.
In 2009, they had all of 27 catches.
Last year, that number was just 30 -- not a single one of them in the end zone -- as they were basically used as big bruising blockers in Tim Tebow's read-option offense.
Enter Peyton Manning and exit the notion of such paltry production from the ...
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