Knowshon Moreno Is the Denver Broncos Main Man

May 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A year ago, Knowshon Moreno was entering the league as a first round selection (12th overall) for the Denver Broncos. After a full season with the team, he managed to total a quiet 947 yards and seven touchdowns.
Despite being so close to the 1,000 yard mark, people only just noticed the rookie rusher.
This year, things will be different.
Moreno was impressive opposite veteran Correll Buckhalter, but he only managed to average 3.8 yards per carry through the year. His game tape, however, shows a runner who is rarely brought down behind the line of scrimmage.
More importantly, when making contact, Moreno keeps moving forward and often manages to gain the extra yard by not being shoved on his back.
There is definitely a level of fight in the sophomore.
Prior to the draft last year, scouts recognized him for his ability to collect yards after the first hit and requiring gang-tackles to take him down.
That ability, coupled with his natural ability to find...

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