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Since the Broncos traded receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams, Denver has turned to the ground game and gone 4-1 while the previously winless Rams have gone 2-3, getting 322 yards and three scores out of Lloyd in the process. It seems safe to say that to date, the trade has worked out [...]

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Published on 11/24/2011 at Thu Nov 24 08:30.   17 Comments
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The Denver Broncos announced on Monday that the team has traded receiver Brandon Lloyd to the St. Louis Rams for a conditional pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  The conditional pick currently stands as a sixth round selection which could become a fifth rounder if Lloyd catches thirty or more passes this season for the [...]

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Published on 10/17/2011 at Mon Oct 17 23:05.   18 Comments
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As Mike Klis of the Denver Post has pointed out, Sunday’s game between the Washington Redskins and St. Louis Rams featured two former coaches of the Denver Broncos.  Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan and Rams Offensive Coordinator Josh McDaniels faced off in an NFC week four match. The Redskins, behind Kyle Orton‘s Chicago predecessor Rex [...]

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Published on 10/03/2011 at Mon Oct 03 12:13.   13 Comments
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That Aaron Rodgers is pretty good. [Denver Post] [Sports Illustrated] Andrew Mason breaks down the numbers and offers three observations. [Max Denver] John Fox is sticking with Kyle Orton at QB. [Denver Post] Postgame video: John Fox, Kyle Orton, et al. [DenverBroncos.com] Jordy Nelson earned a new contract yesterday. [NFL.com] Around the NFL: Mike Shanahan [...]

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Published on 10/03/2011 at Mon Oct 03 10:09.   13 Comments
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During the Mike Shanahan era, the Denver Broncos enjoyed years of reliable rushing attacks.  From Terrell Davis to Tatum Bell — and the four backs in between — Denver had a slew of 1,000 yard rushers over the last decade, but it all came to a screeching halt in 2007. What would be the beginning [...]

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Published on 04/16/2011 at Sat Apr 16 11:22.   17 Comments
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After he suffered a third significant injury in just over one year in the NFL, the Denver Broncos waived 2008 fifth-round draft pick running back Ryan Torain on Wednesday. Torain was highly touted for his talent, but even in college suffered from multiple production-hampering injuries. As a rookie in 2008, he missed the first seven [...]

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Published on 08/12/2009 at Wed Aug 12 15:32.   10 Comments
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UPDATE: McDaniels told reporters after practice that Torain has been released. It’s been a tumultuous day for Denver Broncos running backs. The team signed RB Marcus Thomas Wednesday, got Lamont Jordan back to practice from injury, and have reportedly decided to start Knowshon Moreno Friday. Now, ESPN’s Bill Williamson reports that the Broncos have lost [...]

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Published on 08/12/2009 at Wed Aug 12 14:38.   22 Comments
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The Denver Broncos released their first depth chart of the 2009 season today, with several surprises. Brandon Marshall is not listed as a starter, although this is only mildly surprising. Knowshon Moreno is listed as the fourth tailback, while Ryan Torain is the fifth. The fullback position is not even listed (Coach Josh McDaniels has [...]

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Published on 08/10/2009 at Mon Aug 10 14:53.   58 Comments
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Denver Broncos training camp… news and notes from the Monday afternoon session. The weather was threatening but ultimately cooperated, and the Broncos continued their physical workouts Monday afternoon. They started with mental reps and formation work, followed by warm-ups and individual drills, and finished with team scrimmages (situational football). Attendance Report Brandon Marshall was again [...]

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Published on 08/03/2009 at Mon Aug 03 22:30.   8 Comments
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Denver Broncos training camp… news and notes from Sunday’s morning practice. Welcome, Broncos fans, to the third day of live coverage of Broncos training camp! Today will be remembered by me personally as the day I became officially worried about the quarterback situation… but more on that later. The third day of camp saw Brandon [...]

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Published on 08/02/2009 at Sun Aug 02 12:06.   8 Comments
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