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Broncos 35, Chargers 24 — it’s historic, epic, in-your-face Philip Rivers Game Balls time. Tony Carter – I tweeted after Carter’s interception that, win or lose he got my game ball. I know we don’t normally give game balls for losses, but I was willing to make an exception for him. Luckily I don’t have [...]

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Published on 10/16/2012 at Tue Oct 16 17:09.   11 Comments
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The San Diego Chargers put up 24 unanswered points in the first half of Monday Night’s AFC West showdown with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos answered — with 35 unanswered points in the second half. Tied for the largest comeback of Peyton Manning‘s career, one interceptions and a fumble return for a touchdown by backup [...]

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Published on 10/15/2012 at Mon Oct 15 21:54.   31 Comments
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Tonight, the Denver Broncos‘ 2012 season pivots. A win against the San Diego Chargers would mean the Broncos move to 3-3 and take control of the division. The hellish start of the season would be behind them, and while the remaining ten games are still tough, they can look forward to ten games in control. [...]

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Published on 10/15/2012 at Mon Oct 15 18:09.   11 Comments
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The 13th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady went as expected — two of the NFL’s all-time bests performing outright surgery on opposing defenses. Surgery on high-speed trains, in this case. Manning and Brady traded no-huddle, break-neck offensive series through four quarters Sunday, but it was Brady and the Patriots who minimized errors and [...]

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Published on 10/07/2012 at Sun Oct 07 19:51.   42 Comments
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We all know this weekend is about Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning, no matter what each quarterback tells you. But for one second, let’s indulge their insistent “it’s Patriots vs. Broncos” remarks and look at how the Patriots vs. Broncos fare in the eyes of Football Outsiders‘ smarter stats. Remember that negative percentages are good [...]

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Published on 10/05/2012 at Fri Oct 05 09:00.   10 Comments
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Finally, a Denver Broncos team that doesn’t play down to its competition. The Broncos welcomed the Oakland Raiders into their stadium in Week Four the same way a cat welcomes a mouse into its den. The Broncos played with the Raiders. The Broncos toyed with them. They bruised them up and left a few scratches, [...]

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Published on 09/30/2012 at Sun Sep 30 17:08.   15 Comments
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2012 Week 4 – Oakland Raiders at Denver Broncos – The BT GameBlog. We’re trying a different format for this week. Follow me on Twitter @BroncoTalk for updates throughout the game, otherwise keep it locked into the comments below. We’ll be here discussing the game through all four quarters, posting stats, and more! FOURTH QUARTER [...]

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Published on 09/30/2012 at Sun Sep 30 14:00.   120 Comments
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Our long national nightmare is almost over… As @mortreport is reporting, an agreement between NFL and NFLRA is at hand and both sides will work to have officials working this weekend. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 26, 2012 The replacement refs could be gone as the official officials could reach an agreement with the NFL [...]

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Published on 09/26/2012 at Wed Sep 26 11:07.   10 Comments
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BT’s Outsiders Perspective makes its triumphant return, now that Football Outsiders has had a chance to tally a few weeks’ worth of data. Recall that FO uses smarter stats to analyze the effectiveness of NFL teams and players — negative percentages are good on defense, bad on offense and specials. Offense Offensive VOA: 20.8% (6th) [...]

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Published on 09/21/2012 at Fri Sep 21 10:00.   1 Comment
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Record: 2-0 Streak: Won 2 Series vs. Denver: 1-2 Last time: Broncos, 24-23, Dec. 2010 The Line: Houston (-2) The Denver Broncos return home to face one of the AFC’s best in Week Three, the undefeated Houston Texans. The Texans have started their season 2-0 for the second year in a row, but they’ve never [...]

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Published on 09/20/2012 at Thu Sep 20 14:00.   11 Comments
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