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On Sunday, replacement referee Kevin Akin was the head linesman for the Browns-Eagles Week 1 match-up.  Philadelphia defeated Cleveland in the game by a score of 17-16 following a late game go-ahead-touchdown pass from quarter Michael Vick. That same ref—Kevin Akin—will be working the Broncos-Falcons game on Monday Night Football next week.  On Tuesday, Akin was in [...]

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Published on 09/12/2012 at Wed Sep 12 11:30.   5 Comments
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On August 24th, EA Sports will release Madden NFL 13 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Vita and Wii.  Leading up to the game’s release, EA will announce the Top Ten rated players at each position. On Monday, EA announced quarterback ratings and Denver’s Peyton Manning came in sixth with a 93 overall rating.  Interestingly, Peyton’s little [...]

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Published on 07/30/2012 at Mon Jul 30 17:05.   6 Comments
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To help them select the Madden NFL 13 cover player, EA Sports is turning to the fans.  EA will select two players to represent each team in a vote-off which will lead to the final thirty-two man bracket. Once the voting is down to thirty-two players, fans will vote in player face-offs until the Madden [...]

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Published on 02/29/2012 at Wed Feb 29 16:00.   14 Comments
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Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow may be among the least accurate passers in the NFL, but nobody can deny his running ability.  The record books reflect that. Tebow was the fastest quarterback in franchise history to rush for nine touchdowns in his career (15 games), and also holds the second-most rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in [...]

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Published on 11/30/2011 at Wed Nov 30 12:46.   16 Comments
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When the Denver Broncos face off against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Denver will be looking for their 400th regular season franchise victory and their 55th franchise victory over the Chargers. Second year wide receiver Eric Decker will be looking to build on his historic year. Decker scored the first touchdown of his career [...]

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Published on 10/07/2011 at Fri Oct 07 10:00.   7 Comments
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A new weekly segment giving you a snapshot of the fantasy landscape. Pick-up of the Week, Start of the Week, Sit of the Week, and The Broncos Beat. (Editor’s Note: I’ve wanted to incorporate fantasy football into the blog for awhile now and have tried before. The problem is, week-to-week, covering Broncos in fantasy football [...]

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Published on 09/09/2011 at Fri Sep 09 12:15.   1 Comment
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Fantasy Football is a season of giving. Usually these gifts are ones of smack-downs, tears, self-loathing, or a hole in your wallet. Fantasy Football is also a season of taking. However, all of the danger lies in the taking. The culprit of this danger, is the Fantasy Draft. Year after year, many think they have [...]

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Published on 08/31/2011 at Wed Aug 31 07:15.   5 Comments
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Who said the offseason has to be boring? Well, if you’ve got an hour this weekend you can enjoy the entirety of the press conference that Denver Broncos Vice President of Football Operations John Elway and General Manager Brian Xanders just had. They cover about everything fans would want to hear from them; from the [...]

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Published on 02/25/2011 at Fri Feb 25 11:27.   No Comments
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Yet again the combine “official” timing is under question. C.J. Spiller ran an unofficial 4.27 but somehow the official time was a full tenth slower. [PFT] Bill Williamson takes a shot at draft prospects for the AFC West teams. [ESPN] Another victim of the timing issue was USC safety Taylor Mays. Mays ran an unofficial 4.24 and the [...]

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Published on 03/03/2010 at Wed Mar 03 09:32.   4 Comments
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My power rankings are fittingly named the ‘Tentative Ten’ because every week it’s subject to change, and erratically at that. Also featured is a Rookie, Defensive, and Offensive Player of the Year Watch, and a Coach of the Year Watch, and Movie to watch this week. 1. New Orleans Saints (7-0) Sorry rookie Jairus Byrd, [...]

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Published on 11/04/2009 at Wed Nov 04 18:45.   3 Comments
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