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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 Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will be relieved—or, in Manning’s case, disappointed—to know that Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has been ruled out for the team’s preseason opener Thursday evening in Chicago. Urlacher has missed six consecutive training camp practices. Sidelined with a sore knee, Urlacher has been excused from practices by Chicago for “personal [...]

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Published on 08/07/2012 at Tue Aug 07 21:22.   2 Comments
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For the second consecutive year, running back Mario Fannin will miss the entire preseason — and regular season.  Fannin, who missed all of last season with a knee injury, tore his Achilles tendon during practice on Saturday evening, according to the Denver Post. Fannin is expected to be placed on the injured reserve list by the [...]

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Published on 08/05/2012 at Sun Aug 05 20:54.   2 Comments
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Denver Broncos 2012 Training Camp Day 2 Practice Report Nearly 3,000 Broncos fans gathered at Broncos Headquarters at Dove Valley for the second day of the team’s 2012 training camp… and nearly 3,000 fans were sent home 15 minutes later as the rain started drizzling and lightning threatened ominously nearby. The Broncos moved the practice [...]

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Published on 07/27/2012 at Fri Jul 27 18:33.   6 Comments
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This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the running backs. We want to know who you think should be the main running backs in Denver this season.  Who will surprise, who won’t make the team? Returning:  Lance Ball, Knowshon Moreno, Willis [...]

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Published on 07/01/2012 at Sun Jul 01 10:00.   19 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos traded cornerback Cassius Vaughn to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for fullback Chris Gronkowski. According to Mike Klis, it was the first trade executed by Matt Russell, the team’s new Director of Player Personnel. That presumably means that Russell has essentially taken over duties which were held by former General Manager [...]

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Published on 05/26/2012 at Sat May 26 09:30.   20 Comments
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Right from the get go the Divisional Round match up started out ugly for Denver, especially it’s secondary.  Tom Brady came out of the gate with a 7 yard touchdown pass to Wes Welker and finished with 6 touchdowns and 1 interception.  The one INT was a bright spot for the Broncos defense with Quinton Carter being [...]

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Published on 01/14/2012 at Sat Jan 14 23:07.   92 Comments
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Week 14 Injury Report — Denver Broncos vs. Chicago Bears Sunday, Dec. 1, 2011, Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver Broncos: Questionable: RB Willis McGahee – Knee; WR Eddie Royal – Concussion. Probable: S David Bruton – Achilles; S Quinton Carter – Cramps; T Ryan Clady – Knee; RB Jeremiah Johnson – Ankle; LB [...]

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Published on 12/09/2011 at Fri Dec 09 13:44.   8 Comments
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Off to a strong start after losing Willis McGahee to injury early Knowshon Moreno went down with what was originally thought to be a knee sprain.  After MRI results returned Monday the news got much worse for the struggling 3rd year runningback.  Moreno has a torn ACL in his right knee after an awkard landing [...]

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Published on 11/14/2011 at Mon Nov 14 13:49.   39 Comments
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With starting running back Willis McGahee due to miss at least this week with a fractured hand, the Denver Broncos are left with just two backs on the active roster. Third year running backs Knowshon Moreno and Lance Ball are expected to carry the load on Sunday against the Detroit Lions, but the team is [...]

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Published on 10/26/2011 at Wed Oct 26 18:22.   9 Comments
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