COIN TOSS: The captains are at midfield, and the Broncos call heads. It is heads, and the Broncos elect to receive. Kickoff is on the way.
Q1 15:00: Deep to receive for the Broncos is Eddie Royal — Kenny McKinley is back as well. The kick is off and Royal receives it at the 3-yard line. He fakes a pitch to McKinley then sprints toward the right sideline, finding some space and breaking a couple tackles to the 33-yard line.
Q1 14:53: The starting offense is on the field, led by Kyle Orton at quarterback. Knowshon Moreno is in the backfield at running back and Spencer Larsen is in at fullback. Brandon Marshall is out wide at receiver. Daniel Graham and Tony Scheffler are at tight end, and the starting offensive line is Ryan Clady, Russ Hochstein, Casey Wiegmann, Chris Kuper and Tyler Polumbus.
Q1 14:03: The first play of the game is a handoff to Moreno, who bursts up the right side of the line for a 28-yard gain.