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I was surprised the Denver Broncos only kept five wide receivers on the active roster, but they kept four tight ends, so they must feel really good about the guys they kept or they plan to use a lot of two tight end sets. Either way, I found none of the five wide receivers a [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 14:00.   15 Comments
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A 17-0 head start, courtesy Peyton Manning, wasn’t enough for the Denver Broncos. The Broncos were shut out in the second half for the second week in a row, and a host of San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks made just enough plays for the 49ers to kick five field goals and come back to defeat the [...]

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Published on 08/26/2012 at Sun Aug 26 18:08.   11 Comments
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EA Sports is ready to roll out Madden NFL 13 next week (Aug. 28) for PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii and Xbox 360.  On Friday,they released complete player ratings for the video game. The Denver Broncos were given an 85 overall team rating (first in AFC West and sixth overall in the AFC) with cornerback [...]

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Published on 08/24/2012 at Fri Aug 24 16:18.   5 Comments
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On Friday, EA Sports revealed ratings of wide receivers and tight ends for Madden NFL 13. Denver’s Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker received considerable rating jumps from the 2011 version of the game. Among receivers, Thomas was ranked 62nd, with an overall rating of 81 (+8 from last year).  Thomas’ speed (96), acceleration (92) and [...]

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Published on 08/18/2012 at Sat Aug 18 15:45.   3 Comments
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We got our first look—albeit brief—at Peyton Manning in orange (white) and blue last week when the veteran quarterback played one series in Denver’s preseason opener against Chicago.  On Saturday, we’ll get a larger sampling size to dissect. Coach John Fox noted earlier in the week that the starters will play into the second quarter against the Seahawks, [...]

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Published on 08/16/2012 at Thu Aug 16 16:30.   6 Comments
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EA Sports has been revealing player ratings for Madden NFL 13 in weekly announcements leading up to the game’s August 24th release.  On Friday, they announced complete running back ratings. Denver’s Willis McGahee saw a +6 rating jump from 2011, going from an 79 overall rating last year to 85 overall in 2012. Ranked 19th [...]

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Published on 08/11/2012 at Sat Aug 11 12:30.   5 Comments
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The hit everyone was waiting for never happened. Left tackle Ryan Clady would rather be penalized than see Peyton Manning get zinged during the Denver Broncos‘ first preseason game. “Peyton gets creamed or I take a 10-yard penalty?” Clady asked rhetorically [via Mike Klis]. “Peyton gets clobbered or I maul this guy?” The answer was [...]

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Published on 08/10/2012 at Fri Aug 10 11:29.   11 Comments
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Peyton Manning will take his first snap against a pass rush in over 19 months and his first with the Denver Broncos as the Broncos face the Chicago Bears in each team’s 2012 preseason opener. Manning and the starters are expected to play one or two series during the exhibition game, while backup units will [...]

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Published on 08/09/2012 at Thu Aug 09 09:00.   8 Comments
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No electricity? No problem. Peyton Manning can still deliver. The veteran signal-caller was faced with a short-circuiting dilemma during the Denver Broncos‘ stadium scrimmage Saturday. As the offense faced 3rd and 6 from the nine-yard line, technical difficulties prevented Manning from getting the play call from offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.

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Published on 08/04/2012 at Sat Aug 04 19:46.   8 Comments
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Seeing him on television is one thing. Seeing him in person, in uniform, in the football stadium, is another. 41,304 Denver Broncos fans would agree. That record number of fans swarmed Sports Authority Field at Mile High to do just that — see Peyton Manning — during the team’s fourth annual Summer Scrimmage on Saturday. [...]

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Published on 08/04/2012 at Sat Aug 04 19:01.   2 Comments
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