Gameday captain Mario Haggan, who played with Buffalo from 2003-07 joined season captains Willis McGahee (who also played for the Bills from 2003-06), Chris Kuper, Brian Dawkins, Champ Bailey and Wesley Woodyard for the opening coin toss today.
Denver called heads and the coin turned up tails. Buffalo chose to receive to start the game.
The Broncos started out in their base defense with linemen – Robert Ayers, Brodrick Bunkley, Marcus Thomas and Elvis Dumervil, linebackers – Joe Mays, Von Miller and D.J. Williams, defensive backs – Champ Bailey, Andre’ Goodman, Brian Dawkins and Quinton Carter.
After one first down, the defense forced Buffalo to punt, bringing out the Broncos offensive starters:
Offensive linemen – Chris Clark, Zane Beadles, J.D. Walton, Chris Kuper, Ryan Clady and Orlando Franklin, tight end – Dante Rosario, running back – Willis McGahee, wide receivers – Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker and quarterback – Tim Tebow.