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Published on 11/29/2011 at Tue Nov 29 11:13.
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Replacing Lloyd as Denver's top receiver, Eric Decker has scored a total of nine touchdowns this season. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

When the Broncos traded receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams, Denver received a conditional sixth round pick that would turn into a fifth round selection if Lloyd caught thirty or more passes with the Rams this season.  Entering last week’s games, Lloyd was four short of thirty.  On Sunday, he caught five.  [BT/]

Meanwhile, second year receiver Eric Decker has had no trouble replacing Lloyd as Denver’s best receiver.  [StarTribune]

This November marked the first time the Broncos have gone undefeated in the month since 2005 when they finished 13-3 and went to the AFC Championship Game.  [Denver Post]

The Broncos announced on Monday that the team has signed safety Kyle McCarthy and linebacker Mike Mohamed to the active roster from the practice squad and placed cornerback Cassius Vaughn on the injured reserve list.  [@Denver_Broncos]

Broncos’ running back Willis McGahee never got the memo that running backs over the age of 30 are supposed to run into a wall.  [Denver Post]

Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is asking fans to consider donating $1 today towards the Tim Tebow Foundation CURE Hospital to be built in the Philippines.  [Denver Broncos Official Blog]

Mike Klis of the Denver Post wouldn’t be surprised if the Broncos’ December 18th match against the New England Patriots is flexed from 2:15 p.m. (M.T.) to 6:30 p.m. prime-time on NBC.  We wouldn’t be either.  [First-And-Orange]

Vikings’ long snapper Cullen Loeffler suffered a fractured sacrum on Sunday and will miss the rest of the season; league-leading sack specialist Jared Allen filled in for Loeffler on Sunday, but the Vikings will sign a true long snapper this week.  [StarTribune]

Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson — who did not play last week with an ankle injury — has “made progress,” and is possible to play Sunday.  [SB Nation Denver]

  • Jon

    Here’s another good read I just found:

    Tebow’s success due to production and protection, not magic
    Read more:

  • Anonymous

    That was a great read!

  • Anonymous

    It sounds a little like magic when you read it.  Nothing is said about the play of the defense keeping the Broncos in the game.  Throwing out a 6% TD percentage sounds great (If you add everything up for this season it comes out to 5% from 220 touches and 11 TD’s).  Combine that with the points per game from the offense and it should be obvious that the offense does a lot of 3 and out.

    The article is manufacturing statistics to make Tebow look good or better.

  • King

    Articles don’t manufacture anything.  People do.