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Record: 12-4 (2011), 3-1 preseason Streak: Lost 1 (2011) Series vs. Denver: 7-13-1 (3-7-1 away) Last time: Broncos, 29-23, 2011 playoffs The Line: Denver by 1.5 The Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers kickoff the 2012 season on Sunday night in Peyton Manning‘s Broncos debut. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. MDT. Here’s our first look [...]

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Published on 09/05/2012 at Wed Sep 05 12:00.   15 Comments
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For the Denver Broncos, the 29-23 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wildcard Round of the 2011 playoffs represented a week of euphoria, followed by an offseason with renewed resolve. The football culture in Denver became about championships again. For the Steelers, it has meant nothing but anguish.

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Published on 05/27/2012 at Sun May 27 20:30.   3 Comments
Filed under Broncos Buzz, Quotes

Mike Silver recites a number of quotes from players, coaches and media about Tebowmania, Year One. [GQ] Mike Florio chimes in with his take on the quotes. [ProFootballTalk] (Ed. Note: We’ll have a few notes and thoughts drawn from the article later). The mothership concludes its 2011 Season Recap with a look at the Broncos‘ [...]

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Published on 02/21/2012 at Tue Feb 21 09:47.   6 Comments
Filed under Daily Links

The Denver Broncos ended their 2011 season with $27.88 million in cap room, the 2nd largest number in the league, according to a ProFootballTalk report. Translation: they spent less on their payroll than 30 teams in the NFL last year. That being said, they ended the season of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. The [...]

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Published on 02/13/2012 at Mon Feb 13 20:55.   9 Comments
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It all comes down to this. New York Giants (+2.5) vs. New England Patriots. 4:30 p.m. MT. The Super Bowl Rematch (BT Preview). Throw out your predictions in the comments and talk about the game here! We’ll be commenting with Twitter at our various accounts so be sure to check that out as well. Predictions [...]

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Published on 02/05/2012 at Sun Feb 05 13:51.   4 Comments
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The last game of Tim Tebow‘s 2011 campaign didn’t end the way the quarterback would like. It didn’t progress very comfortably either. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Tebow suffered rib, lung, and chest injuries early in the second half that nearly sidelined Tebow for the game, which explains why Brady Quinn was seen warming up [...]

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Published on 01/18/2012 at Wed Jan 18 08:05.   14 Comments
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Breaking down the Denver Broncos‘ second playoff opponent in six years from the Football Outsiders‘ perspective: the New England Patriots. Recall that lower (negative) percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and special teams. DVOA Primer Overall DVOA: 22.5% (4th) Again the Denver Broncos are facing a juggernaut of statistical efficiency, this time against [...]

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Published on 01/12/2012 at Thu Jan 12 17:00.   13 Comments
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The Divisional Playoffs game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots presents a number of interesting angles, in both storylines (ahem Josh McDaniels) and on-the-field strategies (containing the Broncos’ version of the option; how to limit the Patriots’ tight ends). Here is how some of the experts break down this Saturday’s pivotal playoffs matchup. [...]

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Published on 01/12/2012 at Thu Jan 12 13:45.   1 Comment
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Eric Decker is out. It’s Matthew Willis‘ time. [Predominantly Orange] Willis suggests the Pats‘ defense is much better than its stats indicate. [Denver Post] The Broncos are emboldened by their upset last week, underdog status, and the early start against New England earlier in the season. [Yahoo! Sports] If Willis McGahee stays healthy this time, [...]

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Published on 01/12/2012 at Thu Jan 12 08:30.   1 Comment
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Neither side is making a big deal of Josh McDaniels in New England. [MaxDenver] Tom Brady dodged questions directly about McDaniels Tuesday. [Denver Post] Dave Krieger: The Broncos are playing with house money. [Denver Post] Mike McCoy won’t be leaving for Jacksonville as the Jaguars have hired Falcons OC Mike Mularkey as head coach. The [...]

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Published on 01/11/2012 at Wed Jan 11 10:28.   1 Comment
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