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On Saturday (February 2, 9 p.m. ET, CBS), Alec Baldwin will host the second annual “NFL Honors” show, a two-hour segment honoring the top performers of the 2012 NFL season.  Several Denver Broncos will be up for awards. Quarterback Peyton Manning will be in the running for his fifth NFL MVP title, with the award expected [...]

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Published on 01/27/2013 at Sun Jan 27 12:05.   4 Comments
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When it comes to defensive awards, sacks don’t mean everything.  But they don’t hurt, either. Last season, Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller won Defensive Rookie of the Year honors despite recording fewer sacks (11.5) than San Francisco’s Aldon Smith (14).  This year, the scenario is different. Miller won as a rookie because Smith was—and in [...]

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Published on 12/19/2012 at Wed Dec 19 08:00.   3 Comments
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If your Christmas shopping list includes a Peyton Manning jersey, you’re not alone. According to Fanatics.com, a leading online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, Manning’s No. 18 Denver Broncos jersey was the second-best seller on Cyber Monday earlier this week. “Manning continues to impress fans both on and off the field this season,” a [...]

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Published on 11/28/2012 at Wed Nov 28 15:30.   2 Comments
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On a day when the stands at Sports Authority Field were filled with orange jerseys, it was the Blue Crush defense that turned heads—and frequently planted San Diego quarterback Philip River‘s head into the turf. The Broncos’ (7-3) defense, led by Defensive Player of the Year candidate Von Miller, sacked Rivers four times while forcing three fumbles and two interceptions. [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 19:37.   33 Comments
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As we continue our new weekly series, Between the Numbers (BTN), we will be evaluating where some of Denver’s biggest stars stand in comparison to the rest of the NFL. Today, we’ll look at OLB Von Miller. Miller has recorded seventeen tackles for loss this season, tying for the most in the NFL (along side [...]

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Published on 11/08/2012 at Thu Nov 08 12:00.   5 Comments
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As Week 5 of the NFL season approaches, the Denver Broncos (2-3) are preparing to face the San Diego Chargers (3-2) on the road.  Here are five notes for your consideration going into the game —  (1) Is Von Miller a Defensive Player of the Year candidate? Coming off his Defensive Rookie of the Year campaign, is second-year outside linebacker Von Miller a [...]

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Published on 10/12/2012 at Fri Oct 12 13:30.   6 Comments
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The Denver Broncos will take Houston Texans this week (First Look); here are six notes for your consideration going into Week 3. (1)  Quarterback Peyton Manning’s go-to-guy seems to be receiver Demaryius Thomas. Throughout the first two weeks of the season, Thomas has led the team in catches (13), yards (188), and scores (2).  In [...]

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Published on 09/21/2012 at Fri Sep 21 12:30.   14 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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Pick twenty-five is classic, pick twenty-six is fresh. Get all of look of the whole schedule and previously selected players here.   Last three picks   23.  Cordy Glenn, OT, Georgia 24.  Mike Adams, OT, OSU 25.  Kendall Wright, WR, Baylor   Due to a trade with the Denver Broncos, today’s GM is VinceMarine With the twenty-sixth pick of 2012 Interactive Mock Draft, the Houston [...]

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Published on 04/19/2012 at Thu Apr 19 11:27.   2 Comments
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Last April, the Denver Broncos visited with (or worked out) 32 draft prospects. This year, the team is expected to visit with a similar number of players. Below is a look at how the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft went down and which players Denver brought in for visits. 1st Overall:  QB Cam [...]

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Published on 04/13/2012 at Fri Apr 13 10:30.   6 Comments
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