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On Monday, the Denver Broncos held their first practice of the regular season.  Following practice, several changes were made to the team’s depth chart. On Sunday evening, fourth-year running back Knowshon Moreno was listed behind starter Willis McGahee, Lance Ball and rookie Ronnie Hillman on the depth chart.  On Monday afternoon, Moreno had jumped Ball [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 18:10.   6 Comments
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In addition to safety Jim Leonhard going from jersey No. 45 to No. 36, four other players have also changed their respective numbers. Per the team — RB Ronnie Hillman — No. 21 (Formerly No. 34) DB Duke Ihenacho — No. 33 (No. 39) LB Steven Johnson — No. 53 (No. 41) OL C.J. Davis [...]

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Published on 09/03/2012 at Mon Sep 03 08:04.   3 Comments
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The depth at running back was a pleasant thing this offseason. I was disappointed that Xavier Omon wasn’t able to make a push for the roster, but I felt that Knowshon Moreno and his guaranteed money would be a major factor at the back end of the roster at running back. Jeremiah Johnson, I thought, [...]

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Published on 09/02/2012 at Sun Sep 02 10:00.   29 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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A 17-0 head start, courtesy Peyton Manning, wasn’t enough for the Denver Broncos. The Broncos were shut out in the second half for the second week in a row, and a host of San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks made just enough plays for the 49ers to kick five field goals and come back to defeat the [...]

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Published on 08/26/2012 at Sun Aug 26 18:08.   11 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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Over the past two days, there has been positive injury reports coming out of Denver.  Several Broncos have been returning to practice. On Monday, safety Quinton Carter (hamstring), cornerback Tracy Porter (illness), rookie linebacker Danny Trevathan (ankle) and running back Ronnie Hillman (hamstring) were all back at practice.  All four players have been competing for [...]

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Published on 08/21/2012 at Tue Aug 21 20:17.   3 Comments
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Offensive guard Chris Kuper was not the only Bronco that went down with an injury during practice yesterday; defensive end Jason Hunter also suffered a torn right triceps.  According to the Denver Post‘s Mike Klis, Hunter will likely miss the entire season due to the injury. Barring a medical miracle, Jason Hunter is not likely [...]

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Published on 08/15/2012 at Wed Aug 15 17:10.   4 Comments
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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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