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ESPN’s Adam Schefter has just reported that the Denver Broncos have fired defensive backs coach Ron Milus. This release comes after an extraordinarily bad showing in last weekend’s divisional game at home against the Baltimore Ravens. Milus was in the second season of his second time on the Broncos’ coaching staff, he originally coached Denver’s [...]

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 17:57.   5 Comments
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So you can’t really fault John Fox for not going for more of a home run hit prior to the Ravens getting the ball back, it did work the four out of four times the Broncos had used the strategy. The numbers were in Fox’s corner and if it ain’t broke, play Foxball.

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 16:00.   2 Comments
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Owner Pat Bowlen says he was “ticked off” after the loss, and talks about how much of an impact John Elway has had on the team. [Denver Post] Despite Coach Fox and Elway’s insistence, or maybe because of it, Fox’s decision to kneel at the end of regulation is drawing criticism and fan angst. [Denver Post] Some football hubris may [...]

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Published on 01/15/2013 at Tue Jan 15 06:14.   No Comments
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Broncos coach John Fox has taken a lot of heat for Denver’s two kneeldowns before halftime and overtime in the Broncos’ 38-35 loss to the Ravens last weekend.  But should he be? Fox is known for being conservative (often overly conservative, actually), but against Baltimore, kicker Matt Prater had already missed a field goal earlier [...]

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Published on 01/14/2013 at Mon Jan 14 17:38.   22 Comments
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There was a lot of blame to go around for Denver’s 38-35 second overtime loss to Baltimore last week. From the coaches play-calling to quarterback Peyton Manning‘s interception to second-year safety Rahim Moore‘s blown coverage that allowed the Ravens to get back in the game, everyone was responsible. But one Bronco is placing all of [...]

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Published on 01/14/2013 at Mon Jan 14 16:56.   17 Comments
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Well, the dust has settled, and reality is starting to creep its ugly head into our minds. I’m still not sure I believe what my eyes showed me Saturday night, but I’m willing to start believing that I’m not stuck in a 2 day long nightmare, and what transpired on the field really did happen. [...]

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Published on 01/14/2013 at Mon Jan 14 09:40.   33 Comments
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“There have been plenty of mind-blowing choke jobs in the NFL playoffs over the past few decades, but not many can beat what happened at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday night.” [ESPN] Did that really just happen? As the hours have passed, John Fox‘s game decisions have come under increased (and deserved) [...]

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Published on 01/14/2013 at Mon Jan 14 09:30.   1 Comment
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What: Broncos vs Ravens (aka Ray Lewis’ Retirement Party) Where: Mile High Stadium Sports Authority Field -or- CBS if you’re at home When: 2:30pm MST Line: Broncos by 9 Temp: 18° F Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for! It’s been a LONG two weeks, full of unimaginable hype, excitement, and trepidation. Unlike [...]

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Published on 01/12/2013 at Sat Jan 12 09:22.   43 Comments
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One day before facing the Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs, the Ravens placed starting offensive guard Jah Reid (toe) on injured reserve. Reid did not play in Baltimore’s win over the Colts last week in the wild card round of the playoffs and will be replaced by Bobbie Williams on the Ravens’ offensive [...]

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Published on 01/11/2013 at Fri Jan 11 12:00.   1 Comment
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We know. Denver’s Peyton Manning is 9-10 in the postseason, 1-3 following a bye and 0-3 in sub-40 degree playoff games. But here’s a positive number:  Peyton is 2-0 in playoff games involving the Denver Broncos (as was pointed out by Mike Birtwistle in the comments). When the Broncos are on the field, Manning has won by [...]

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Published on 01/11/2013 at Fri Jan 11 10:13.   2 Comments
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