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The Denver Broncos have picked up steam at 4-3 after falling only to New England (5-3), Houston (6-1), and Atlanta (7-0) early in the season.  Coming off two convincing victories with a two-game lead in the AFC West race, quarterback Peyton Manning has received much of the credit for Denver’s hot streak. And while Manning [...]

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Published on 10/30/2012 at Tue Oct 30 13:00.   4 Comments
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The Denver Broncos were informed on Wednesday that kicker Matt Prater will be named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.  Prater won the award after going 3-for-3 on field goal attempts in the Broncos’ 37-6 thumping of the Oakland Raiders last week. Full press release after the jump.  

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Published on 10/03/2012 at Wed Oct 03 17:00.   2 Comments
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Early on, it looked the Denver Broncos—especially their defense—were going to have a great game on Sunday.  On Houston’s first offensive play, Texans’ quarterback Matt Schaub was sacked in his own end zone by Broncos’ defensive end Elvis Dumervil, giving the Broncos an early two-point advantage. It was Dumervil’s 53rd and 1/2th sack of his career [...]

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Published on 09/23/2012 at Sun Sep 23 20:09.   31 Comments
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A collection of notes and nuggets from the Denver Broncos’ last-second 16-13 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the team’s Week Four 2012 preseason finale. Caleb Hanie. Where to begin? We were given the opportunity to critique Hanie for an entire half. The CSU product finished 7/13 for 75 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions, but he [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 09:00.   10 Comments
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It is the making of nightmares. Fouler than any stench, darker than the deepest abyss. Preseason overtime. The Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals stood on the precipice of such despair with less than 15 seconds left in the fourth quarter of their 2012 Week Four preseason game. The hard-fought score — the production of roster bubble players [...]

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Published on 08/31/2012 at Fri Aug 31 01:12.   2 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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When you combine kicker Matt Prater‘s powerful leg and the fact that Broncos‘ employees park their cars at the south end of Denver’s practice facility—behind the field goal uprights—windshield causalities are bound to happen. That’s exactly what happened during practice on Wednesday afternoon when one of Prater’s kicks broke the windshield of an unsuspecting SUV [...]

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Published on 08/15/2012 at Wed Aug 15 18:30.   4 Comments
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In 2007, the Denver Broncos signed kicker Matt Prater off the Miami Dolphin‘s practice squad.  Five years later, Prater is the team’s starting kicker and just signed a four-year deal with the team. Now he can move out of the hotel he has been staying in since signing with the team five years ago. “I’m [...]

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Published on 07/06/2012 at Fri Jul 06 17:21.   4 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater agreed on a four-year deal Monday.  Terms of the deal are now available. Prater’s deal is worth $13 million — including a $3 million signing bonus, according to The Denver Post.  That’s $3.25 million per season for those doing the math at home. With a new deal, Prater [...]

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Published on 07/02/2012 at Mon Jul 02 14:40.   16 Comments
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The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater have agreed to terms on a four-year deal, ending his offseason-long “holdout” and ensuring the Broncos can rely on kicks like this through 2015: Well done, Broncos. Now get those two rookies signed before camp.

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Published on 07/02/2012 at Mon Jul 02 11:50.   5 Comments
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