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Since 2008, eight different quarterbacks have passed through Denver.  And all three of the Broncos’ top three quarterbacks from last season are now employed elsewhere. Last summer, Kyle Orton, Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow were all competing to secure Denver’s starting quarterback position.  Orton ended up winning the job and held it mid-way through the [...]

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Published on 07/07/2012 at Sat Jul 07 15:00.   2 Comments
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Free agent quarterback Donovan McNabb wants to return to the NFL in 2012, and he thinks there is a “80 to 90 percent” chance that he will. “I do want to play,” McNabb told NBC SportsTalk on Thursday. “The most important thing is I have about three teams I’m looking at.  (I) won’t name those [...]

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Published on 06/29/2012 at Fri Jun 29 16:06.   2 Comments
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Disgruntled Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin has requested a trade, according to reports.  Minnesota is not expected to agree and trade the fourth-year player because they are in “no position to make a deal” with a thin receiving corps. It is unclear why Harvin is unhappy with his current situation — he suffered some [...]

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Published on 06/20/2012 at Wed Jun 20 08:56.   24 Comments
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There won’t be any new highlights of LaDainian Tomlinson running past a slew of Denver Broncos defenders into the end zone. There are enough of those as is; Tomlinson made a career out of them. The notorious Bronco-killer announced his retirement today, ending his career ceremoniously as a member of the San Diego Chargers. After [...]

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Published on 06/18/2012 at Mon Jun 18 13:47.   16 Comments
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The first episode of Hard Knocks will air Tuesday, August 7 at 10 pm ET — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) May 29, 2012 So Peyton Manning says no to Dolphins, Broncos and Manning say no to Hard Knocks, and, like love-scorned phoenixes rising from the flames of heartbreak, the two find each other. Don’t worry, HBO [...]

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Published on 05/29/2012 at Tue May 29 11:45.   4 Comments
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“We’ve got to do everything in the world to make sure we kill Frank Gore‘s head,” Gregg Williams is heard in the expletive-laced recording below. “We want him running sideways. We want his head sideways.” Does something along these lines occur in every single locker room in the NFL? Yes, we think so. Does it [...]

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Published on 04/05/2012 at Thu Apr 05 10:38.   13 Comments
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The Oakland Raiders may consider trying to trade for New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, RaidersTalk learned early Sunday morning. Gan Stermama, a Raiders fan who lives in the local Oakland area, called RaidersTalk editors this morning to break the news.  Stermama informed us that he has been trying to contact ESPN since January to report the [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 15:00.   13 Comments
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2011 saw the Oakland Raiders come within inches of their 13th AFC West crown needing literally just one win in Week 17. The Denver Broncos squeaked away with the title and famously back-peddled into the playoffs only to use up all of their Jesus juice while beating the Pittsburgh Steelers with one of the most [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 07:30.   19 Comments
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The Oakland Raiders will pursue free agents Donavon McNabb, Terrell Owens and Jerry Rice, according to an anonymous tip.  Oakland is looking for “the final pieces” to make a Super Bowl run. “We feel that with these players, we would instantly become Super Bowl contenders,” said Raiders Owner Mark Davis on Saturday evening.  Davis pointed [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 00:01.   22 Comments
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The NFL approved five rule changes on Wednesday, a day after they were proposed.  In order for a rule change, the proposed changes have to be approved by at least 24 of the league’s 32 owners. Courtesy of the team’s official blog, here are the five changes for the 2012 season: All games that go [...]

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Published on 03/28/2012 at Wed Mar 28 12:00.   7 Comments
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