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Big Pete on the commissioner’s plans to expand the playoffs…  Today, Roger Goodell said that they are discussing the expansion of the NFL playoffs to either 14 or 16 teams. While I don’t know what is going through his brain, lets take a quick look at how this impacts the playoff structure as we know it. [...]

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Published on 12/12/2012 at Wed Dec 12 19:39.   35 Comments
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Let’s review D.J. Williams‘ life since early March: March 9: D.J. is suspended for six games after violating the league’s Substance Abuse Policy. June 8: D.J. tweeted an image of a play from Denver’s playbook, causing a stir among fans and the media. June 21: D.J.’s lawsuit against the league was dismissed. July 12: Reports [...]

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Published on 08/22/2012 at Wed Aug 22 13:05.   10 Comments
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“I’ve been confident all along and know I didn’t do anything wrong. It was a matter of being at the wrong place at the wrong time, and I’m just ready for football.” Those are the words of a relieved man — Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil — who found out today that charges will [...]

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Published on 08/07/2012 at Tue Aug 07 13:33.   5 Comments
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Earlier in the offseason, fans gave second-year linebacker Von Miller an 8.5 swag rating for his unique fashion statements.  During training camp, he’s lived up to that high rating. Over the past two days, Miller has sported lime green and neon orange socks, respectively. Miller is obviously just having some fun by making a fashion [...]

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Published on 07/30/2012 at Mon Jul 30 09:50.   2 Comments
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Denver Broncos safety Brian Dawkins announced his retirement from the NFL Monday morning. A player of his professional caliber does not leave the league unnoticed, but a person of his character retiring leaves the NFL wanting all the more. The Broncos and coach John Fox released a statement Monday morning following the news that safety [...]

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Published on 04/23/2012 at Mon Apr 23 10:42.   13 Comments
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2011 saw the Oakland Raiders come within inches of their 13th AFC West crown needing literally just one win in Week 17. The Denver Broncos squeaked away with the title and famously back-peddled into the playoffs only to use up all of their Jesus juice while beating the Pittsburgh Steelers with one of the most [...]

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Published on 04/01/2012 at Sun Apr 01 07:30.   19 Comments
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The New Orleans Saints and their former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, have come under intense scrutiny over the past few days for running a bounty system with their defensive players.  The system operates as follows: make a big defensive play (i.e. knock somebody out) and you get rewarded with cash by your coaches and/or teammates. [...]

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Published on 03/05/2012 at Mon Mar 05 12:00.   16 Comments
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Former Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox has been acquitted of rape charges, reports PFT‘s Mike Florio. When the jury couldn’t reach a verdict on Thursday following a short trial with a fairly simple set of facts, the signs weren’t good for the prosecution. And the jury confirmed those suspicions on Friday.  Per multiple reports, Cox has [...]

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Published on 03/02/2012 at Fri Mar 02 13:22.   2 Comments
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Jim Saccomano with an invigorating dose of perspective and historical context. [DenverBroncos.com] In Woody’s mailbag, the wordsmith talks about how many in the NFL — on the record, off the record — believe Tim Tebow will be a great NFL quarterback. [Denver Post] Roger Goodell sent this letter to the fans. [DenverBroncos.com] The San Diego [...]

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Published on 02/09/2012 at Thu Feb 09 09:07.   1 Comment
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Roger Goodell may give Pro Bowls the axe. [Shutdown Corner] Brian Xanders went on local radio and said the team is “absolutely” ready to build around Tim Tebow. [Denver Examiner] The Broncos have some cap flexibility as they enter free agency. [Denver Post] Denver gained a top-ranked high school quarterback in Jack Del Rio‘s son [...]

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Published on 02/06/2012 at Mon Feb 06 08:00.   2 Comments
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