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On Wednesday, the NFL announced that Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Against the Chargers on Sunday, Miller notched six tackles, three sacks and two forced fumbles in Denver’s 30-23 win over San Diego.  His three sacks and two forced fumbles both represented career highs. Miller, [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 17:24.   6 Comments
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Denver’s backfield was dealt a tough blow on Monday afternoon.  Coach John Fox announced that starting running back Willis McGahee suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and compression fracture in his right knee against San Diego on Sunday. “Willis McGahee did have a ligament tear,” said Fox.  ”It’s non-surgical.  He’s not on IR at this point. Obviously, he’s [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:07.   3 Comments
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Near the end of Denver’s 30-23 victory over San Diego on Sunday afternoon, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers displayed a comical pouting party and went home. Down by just one score with time still on the clock (0:17 before the play and 0:08 after the play), Rivers walked off the field after being sacked by Denver’s [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 08:48.   14 Comments
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On a day when the stands at Sports Authority Field were filled with orange jerseys, it was the Blue Crush defense that turned heads—and frequently planted San Diego quarterback Philip River‘s head into the turf. The Broncos’ (7-3) defense, led by Defensive Player of the Year candidate Von Miller, sacked Rivers four times while forcing three fumbles and two interceptions. [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 19:37.   33 Comments
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Bad news for San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers—both Elvis Dumervil a D.J. Williams are active for Denver’s defense today. Dumervil, a two-time Pro Bowl defensive end who battled a shoulder injury during practice this week, has recorded 18 tackles and 7.0 sacks in eight career games against Rivers. Meanwhile, Williams, a 245-pound veteran linebacker who just returned [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 13:37.   2 Comments
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The Broncos have a chance to do something this afternoon that they haven’t been able to accomplish in nearly five years—defeat San Diego at home. Denver, once dominate at home with the aid of Mile High Magic, had lost its home field advantage leading up to the arrival of quarterback Peyton Manning.  This season, the Broncos are [...]

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Published on 11/18/2012 at Sun Nov 18 13:05.   No Comments
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The Denver Broncos will wear their alternate all-blue (jersey and pants) uniforms when they take on the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field @ Mile High this weekend.  As part of the NFL’s Salute to Service campaign, each player will also be representing the military branch of his choice with a decal of that branch’s logo on [...]

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Published on 11/17/2012 at Sat Nov 17 07:30.   9 Comments
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Sounds like Broncos‘ defensive end Elvis Dumervil will be a game-time decision this weekend. “He was limited,”  Coach John Fox told the team’s official website. “I think we’ll play it day to day and I’m sure we probably won’t have a final decision until about an hour and a half before kickoff.” Meanwhile, cornerback Tracy [...]

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Published on 11/16/2012 at Fri Nov 16 17:21.   No Comments
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For those who live outside of Colorado and do not have DirecTV, we present this handy-dandy broadcast map, courtesy of the506.com: Those of you who live in the blue areas will receive the Broncos/Chargers game on your local CBS station this weekend.  Kickoff is scheduled for 2:25 p.m (MT) and we’ll have complete coverage of the game [...]

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Published on 11/15/2012 at Thu Nov 15 14:26.   2 Comments
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On Monday, Broncos Coach John Fox made two positive announcements when meeting with the media at Dove Valley. First, Fox noted that defensive end Elvis Dumervil, who suffered a shoulder injury on Sunday and had an MRI this morning, did not suffer a tear.  ”(The) MRI proved negative. It’s a muscle strain.  So that was good news,” [...]

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Published on 11/12/2012 at Mon Nov 12 17:02.   27 Comments
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