When the Denver Broncos’ last field-goal try went large and the Houston Texans had secured the win, Demaryius Thomas sprinted to the tunnel to the visiting locker room. It was an emotional day for Thomas, who was traded from Denver to Houston earlier within the week.

However, symbolically, it looks like he was OK shifting on from Denver as quick as he may.

There are dozens of causes Broncos followers will let you know for why coach Vance Joseph must go, they usually obtained extra fodder on Sunday. Joseph performed it protected on the finish, operating simply two performs for 4 yards within the last 43 seconds, though he had a timeout. Brandon McManus then had a troublesome 51-yard try and he missed. It was surprisingly conservative, although Thomas wasn’t stunned.

“That’s what they do over there,” Thomas instructed NFL.com’s Michael Silver. “I ain’t part of that no extra. We prefer to win over right here.”

Thomas isn’t an enormous talker, however that remark ought to sting in Denver.

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Demaryius Thomas: ‘They don’t blame over right here’

Thomas had one other quote that, whereas maybe he didn’t imply to throw anybody underneath the bus, was additionally fairly biting about his former staff.

“I sort of tousled on two performs and the quarterback was me,” Thomas mentioned in his postgame press convention. “The great factor is that they don’t blame over right here, which is sweet.”

Ouch.

The Broncos are 3-6 and coach Vance Joseph is on the new seat, and he made some calls on Sunday that even the opposing staff couldn’t determine.

Texans had been stunned at Broncos’ late-game clock administration

Late within the sport, Case Keenum hit Emmanuel Sanders on a key fourth right down to get into Texans territory. That was on the sting of McManus’ vary, however with loads of time to get nearer. And as soon as the Broncos obtained to the 35-yard line, they had been content material (“Our line was the 35, we had been there, so it was time to kick the ball,” Joseph mentioned afterward). 

“Yeah, I used to be stunned, completely,” Houston security Tyrann Mathieu instructed Silver. 

Mathieu talked about Tom Brady making an attempt to get the Patriots nearer in an identical scenario within the season opener towards the Texans. Texans outdoors linebacker Jadeveon Clowney didn’t thoughts the Broncos settling for the lengthy subject aim.

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“They’d (not less than) 25 seconds on the clock, they usually thought, ‘We’ve obtained it,’ and let the clock run down. I used to be like, ‘Let it run!’” Clowney instructed NFL.com. 

Evidently, it’s in all probability not the very best factor when opponents are pleased along with your strategic decisions.

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Joseph is underneath warmth and Thomas’ feedback will add a little bit bit to it, even when he didn’t imply to.

Houston Texans large receiver Demaryius Thomas (87) returned to play the Denver Broncos, who traded him earlier within the week. (AP)

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