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Analyzing player performances from the Denver Broncos‘ 16-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, highlighting the good and the bad. Stud: Brandon Lloyd Forget Brandon Marshall, we’ve got Brandon Lloyd.  Lloyd, who leads the NFL in receptions of 40 or more yards, had another big game, 7 catches for 169 yards and his fourth [...]

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Published on 11/01/2010 at Mon Nov 01 16:25.   37 Comments
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In this season’s annual international game neither team gave the English crowd much to root for or get excited about.  The Broncos and Niners traded possession three times before the “home team”  was able to put together a steady drive ending  up with a field goal by former Bronco Joe Nedney.  The Broncos were unable to sustain [...]

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Published on 10/31/2010 at Sun Oct 31 22:18.   17 Comments
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It’s no fun for a quarterback to face the Leagues’ two best Cornerbacks in back-to-back weeks, just ask Kyle Orton. Last week Orton faced Darrelle Revis and the Jets, this week: Nnamdi Asomugha and the Raiders. The Broncos’ Orton tested Revis early and throughout the game last week, beating him at times, including once for [...]

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Published on 10/21/2010 at Thu Oct 21 15:47.   6 Comments
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Record: 4-1 Streak: Won 4 All-time vs. Denver: 14-16-1 Last time: Broncos, 34-17, 2008 The Line: Jets by 3 Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper has officially proclaimed the Broncos’ vs. Jets game as “Orange Sunday” — no, not because the Broncos’ injuries have them at red alert, but because Denver players will be donning their fan-favorite [...]

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Published on 10/14/2010 at Thu Oct 14 15:25.   4 Comments
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The NFL’s leading passer has found a new favorite target, and it’s not Larry Fitzgerald. Kyle Orton and journeyman receiver Brandon Lloyd have hooked up 25 times for 454 yards (an 18.2 yards per connection average). Just two yards behind Reggie Wayne, Lloyd ranks second in the NFL in receiving yards through the first four [...]

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Published on 10/04/2010 at Mon Oct 04 10:57.   31 Comments
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We’re out of coffee. I should not be up at this hour. We’re out of coffee, so I’m up, waiting for the grocery store down the street to open. I remember as a child being up early hours (it was fun back then), specifically waking early enough to spend time with my parents in the [...]

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Published on 10/03/2010 at Sun Oct 03 07:44.   1 Comment
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Once upon a time — 2008 — the Mike Shanahan-led Denver Broncos were 8-5, boasted Pro Bowlers Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall, and were apparently playoff-bound. The future was bright. Then, in three horrific weeks, the wheels fell off. Shanahan was fired. Cutler was traded. And Marshall pretended to be a punter. For better or [...]

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Published on 09/13/2010 at Mon Sep 13 17:09.   11 Comments
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This isn’t speculation, it’s here. The Denver Broncos have updated their depth chart following the final cuts of the day. On the surface it’s basically the same, but there are some things that need to be noted. The offense: Why is there no movement at quarterback? Is Lance Ball really the fourth best running back [...]

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Published on 09/05/2010 at Sun Sep 05 05:44.   22 Comments
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Detroit Lions: 25 Denver Broncos: 20 Denver’s preseason record dropped to (0-2) this Saturday evening, losing in the closing minute to a re-surging Lions squad out to prove they’re not a bottom of the barrel team these days.  Invesco Field had great attendance for a preseason game, 73,093.  If the crowds were there to see [...]

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Published on 08/22/2010 at Sun Aug 22 02:14.   16 Comments
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What we really saw: As many who have observed training camp have seen, the Denver Broncos are undeniably Kyle Orton’s team. The Broncos won the toss and elected to receive the ball, rookie Perrish Cox was back to receive the kick. Cox has been a much hyped kick/punt returner in Dove Valley and this would [...]

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Published on 08/16/2010 at Mon Aug 16 00:11.   27 Comments
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