Broncos concentrate more on Eli Manning than Giants' 0-5 start

From ESPN - October 12, 2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Even for Denver Broncos players who routinely say they try not to read or watch what's being said about approaching games outside of the team's walls, the New York Giants' current turmoil is difficult to avoid.

Especially since some of it involves a couple of former teammates for many Broncos. The Giants have indefinitely suspended cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who played for the Broncos in 2013, heading into Sunday night's game in Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

And after the Giants placed three wide receivers on injured reserve this week, including Odell Beckham Jr., they signed Tavarres King, who was a fifth-round pick by the Broncos in 2013. As a result, Broncos coach Vance Joseph continues to pound away the post-bye-week message home: Do not let the Giants' troubles affect your work, and look beyond their 0-5 record.

"It's Eli Manning," Joseph said when asked about the chances of a potential letdown. " They have lost three out of their five games in the fourth quarter. Again, the players do not think that way, I do not think that way."


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