December 18, 2014
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - It's a big boost and a back-breaker rolled into one, the touchdown that comes while the offense is catching its breath on the sideline.
Nobody's been better at that lately than the Chicago Bears and the Denver Broncos.
Trindon Holliday's 76-yard punt return for a score - which came a week after his 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Cincinnati - and Tony Carter's 40-yard interception return marked the 10th and 11th TDs from Denver's defense or special teams since 2011.
While the Broncos' 11 non-offensive TDs over the last season-and-a-half leads the AFC, their output pales in comparison to the Bears' 18 such scores over the last two seasons, including eight so far this year.