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Big Pete provides yet another guest piece.  Expect Pete to officially join the BT staff in the coming days… The 700 lb purple elephant is in the room this week around Denver. After witnessing the thorough thrashing that went down in New England against a then 11-1 Houston Texans team, people are wondering, “can the [...]

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Published on 12/11/2012 at Tue Dec 11 19:24.   33 Comments
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During NFL Network‘s broadcast of Denver’s 26-13 win over Oakland on Thursday Night Football, commentators Mike Mayock and Brad Nessler stumbled and and mis-pronounced players’ names throughout the game. Nessler made a mistake other announcers have made this season by referring to return specialist Trindon Holliday as “Hall-a-way.” But even more noticeable, and far more annoying, was Mayock [...]

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Published on 12/07/2012 at Fri Dec 07 12:41.   13 Comments
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Broncos 31, Bucs 23 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! Von Miller and Mitch Unrein, two Defensive players score touchdowns! — Scott Rockhold Demaryius Thomas! Dude went beastmode out there. — Dustin Gale Von Miller and Peyton Manning get my balls (no homo).  That pick-six by Von was hella exciting, and [...]

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Published on 12/03/2012 at Mon Dec 03 11:00.   28 Comments
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Following their seventh consecutive victory, a 31-23 win over Tampa Bay, the Denver Broncos have clinched an AFC West title for a second consecutive season. The win over the Buccaneers was highlighted by defensive tackle Mitch Unrein and outside linebacker Von Miller, who accounted for two combined scores on the afternoon. Early in the first quarter, [...]

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Published on 12/02/2012 at Sun Dec 02 19:04.   17 Comments
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With five games left to go, the Denver Broncos have a five-game lead in the AFC West.  A win and they’re in. The Broncos (8-3) can clinch their division this weekend with a victory at home over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5). Alternatively, the Broncos can wrap things up by default if both San Diego (4-7) and [...]

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Published on 11/26/2012 at Mon Nov 26 11:00.   9 Comments
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Broncos 17, Chiefs 9 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! RB Knowshon Moreno. I will be the first one to say (and most obvious), this guy hasn’t had a play of significance since he fumbled back in Week Two. He hasn’t had a decent game since Week Thirteen of [...]

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Published on 11/26/2012 at Mon Nov 26 07:00.   9 Comments
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One man can make a difference. When it comes to the difference between winning and losing, the Denver Broncos have found their man in quarterback Peyton Manning, who owns the fourth-most regular season wins (146) by a quarterback in NFL history. During the offseason, much was made about the fact that Denver’s John Fox owned a 38-3 coaching record [...]

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Published on 11/10/2012 at Sat Nov 10 19:01.   1 Comment
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The good news for Denver’s offensive line is that the injury sustained by guard Chris Kuper on Sunday is not as bad as it could have been.  The bad news is that he’ll likely miss a month of football due to a severely sprained left ankle. This is not the first time Kuper has had [...]

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Published on 11/07/2012 at Wed Nov 07 07:30.   3 Comments
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We’re starting a new weekly series, Between the Numbers (BTN), evaluating where some of Denver’s biggest stars stand in comparison to the rest of the NFL. Today, we’ll look at WR Demaryius Thomas. Thomas is averaging 97.0 receiving yards per game heading into Week 9 of the season, which ranks second in the NFL.  Here’s [...]

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Published on 11/02/2012 at Fri Nov 02 13:00.   3 Comments
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Over the past seven games, the Denver Broncos have fumbled the football 11 times (5th-most in the NFL), losing 10 of those fumbles (2nd-most). Although the offense has been on fire in recent weeks, its Achilles’ heel has been ball security. From quarterback, to receivers, to running backs, all of Denver’s main skill players have been plagued by the fumble [...]

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Published on 10/31/2012 at Wed Oct 31 13:30.   14 Comments
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