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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
Filed under Injury Report

We’re celebrating some of the greatest hits in Denver Broncos history.  Today, we remember Von Miller‘s big hit on Mark Sanchez. Be sure to check back tomorrow for Hit No. 8!  After the series is over we’ll top it off with one big hitastic video.

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Published on 07/15/2012 at Sun Jul 15 11:30.   2 Comments
Filed under Film Room

Since 2008, eight different quarterbacks have passed through Denver.  And all three of the Broncos’ top three quarterbacks from last season are now employed elsewhere. Last summer, Kyle Orton, Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow were all competing to secure Denver’s starting quarterback position.  Orton ended up winning the job and held it mid-way through the [...]

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Published on 07/07/2012 at Sat Jul 07 15:00.   2 Comments
Filed under NFL News/Notes

Disgruntled Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin has requested a trade, according to reports.  Minnesota is not expected to agree and trade the fourth-year player because they are in “no position to make a deal” with a thin receiving corps. It is unclear why Harvin is unhappy with his current situation — he suffered some [...]

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Published on 06/20/2012 at Wed Jun 20 08:56.   24 Comments
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There won’t be any new highlights of LaDainian Tomlinson running past a slew of Denver Broncos defenders into the end zone. There are enough of those as is; Tomlinson made a career out of them. The notorious Bronco-killer announced his retirement today, ending his career ceremoniously as a member of the San Diego Chargers. After [...]

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Published on 06/18/2012 at Mon Jun 18 13:47.   16 Comments
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Out with the old, in with the new, right?  The NFL’s arguably two most popular players are both playing for new teams this season, and their jerseys are NFLShop.com’s top-sellers. That’s right, Peyton Manning‘s No. 18 Denver Broncos jersey is the best-selling jersey in the NFL, followed closely by Tim Tebow‘s No. 15 New York [...]

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Published on 05/29/2012 at Tue May 29 16:53.   4 Comments
Filed under Broncos Blog

As I sorted out my top Denver Broncos defensive plays it was rather easy at first, until I got to the fifth and final spot. My efforts were severely hampered by a lack of video of some of the plays I had on my short list.  I figured, heck with it, I’ll just pick my [...]

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Published on 05/28/2012 at Mon May 28 12:00.   26 Comments
Filed under Broncos Blog, Opinion

If you were hoping to follow the Denver Broncos‘ 2012 training camp practices on the HBO show Hard Knocks this summer, we’ve got disappointing news.  HBO approached the Broncos about being on the show and the team turned them down. The New York Jets‘ Rex Ryan surprisingly doesn’t want the Jets to be on the [...]

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Published on 04/11/2012 at Wed Apr 11 13:26.   18 Comments
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The NFL finalized the 2012 draft order on Monday, and the Denver Broncos own seven selections.  Yes, seven, not eight. Here’s a look at the team’s seven selections: Pick 1:  1st round — 25th overall.  (Own selection) Pick 2:  2nd round — 57th overall.  (Own selection) Pick 3:  3rd round — 87th overall.  (Own selection) [...]

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Published on 03/27/2012 at Tue Mar 27 14:00.   18 Comments
Filed under Denver Broncos

There have been conflicting reports about whether Tim Tebow was given a choice between the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars when the Denver Broncos were actively trading the quarterback last week. The Broncos reportedly said they gave him the choice; Tebow’s camp denied such reports. Sports Illustrated‘s Peter King offers some logical clarification: Tebow [...]

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Published on 03/26/2012 at Mon Mar 26 09:32.   27 Comments
Filed under Broncos Buzz