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With such an evenly matched game coming up, I began to wonder who the experts thought might win on Monday night and also where the money was being bet in Vegas. It was interesting to see that the consensus straight up picks were largely in favor of the Atlanta Falcons defeating the Denver Broncos. Here [...]

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Published on 09/15/2012 at Sat Sep 15 10:00.   21 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos announced six team captains for the 2012 season.  As expected, the group is highlighted by quarterback Peyton Manning. Broncos’ 2012 team captains: QB Peyton Manning (Offense) G Chris Kuper (Offense) CB Champ Bailey (Defense) DE Elvis Dumervil (Defense) LB Wesley Woodyard (Special Teams) Dumervil is the only first-time captain among [...]

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Published on 09/05/2012 at Wed Sep 05 09:03.   8 Comments
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Over the past two days, there has been positive injury reports coming out of Denver.  Several Broncos have been returning to practice. On Monday, safety Quinton Carter (hamstring), cornerback Tracy Porter (illness), rookie linebacker Danny Trevathan (ankle) and running back Ronnie Hillman (hamstring) were all back at practice.  All four players have been competing for [...]

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Published on 08/21/2012 at Tue Aug 21 20:17.   3 Comments
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Sixteen minus ten equals six, for those of you counting at home.  And that’s how many games Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams may be allowed to participate in this season. In addition to his six-game performance-enhancing drug suspension, Williams may also be smacked with another two-to-four week suspension after being found guilty of driving while [...]

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Published on 08/15/2012 at Wed Aug 15 17:37.   17 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will be relieved—or, in Manning’s case, disappointed—to know that Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has been ruled out for the team’s preseason opener Thursday evening in Chicago. Urlacher has missed six consecutive training camp practices. Sidelined with a sore knee, Urlacher has been excused from practices by Chicago for “personal [...]

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Published on 08/07/2012 at Tue Aug 07 21:22.   2 Comments
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Football season officially kicked off Sunday night when the New Orleans Saints defeated the Arizona Cardinals 17-10 in the Hall of Fame Game on NFL Network.  The game started the league’s 2012 preseason and debuted Nike’s new uniforms. And New Orleans’ were awful. Saints players looked like they had black Count Dracula fangs coming out [...]

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Published on 08/07/2012 at Tue Aug 07 14:30.   7 Comments
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On Monday, the Denver Broncos signed veteran linebacker Keith Brooking.  If he makes the team, Brooking is expected to be a specials team’s contributor and provide depth at linebacker. After Brian Dawkins retired earlier in the year, an opening for motivational speaker also became available on Denver’s roster.  That’s another role Brooking could fill. Game [...]

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Published on 08/07/2012 at Tue Aug 07 08:30.   4 Comments
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If you’ve visited NFL.com in recent days, you may have noticed a DirecTV ad on the site’s sidebar which features Broncos QB Peyton Manning.  When did Manning have plastic surgery? He didn’t, but his neck scar does not appear in the ad.  DirecTV, advertising their NFL Sunday Ticket package, either snapped a shot of a [...]

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Published on 08/05/2012 at Sun Aug 05 12:30.   3 Comments
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There will be a fresh voice calling Denver Broncos games on 850 KOA this season — former wide receiver Ed McCaffrey will join Dave Logan as a color commentator.  McCaffrey will be replacing former quarterback Brian Griese, who will see an expanded role in ESPN’s college football coverage beginning this season. Several other Broncos will [...]

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Published on 07/31/2012 at Tue Jul 31 19:52.   3 Comments
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As it stands now, Ryan Clady is headed for free agency in 2013. The Denver Broncos and the two-time Pro Bowl left tackle have “mutually agreed” to cease contract extension talks until after the 2012 season, The Denver Post reported Monday. Clady is set to make $3.5 million in 2012, the final year of his [...]

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Published on 07/30/2012 at Mon Jul 30 18:06.   7 Comments
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