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After throwing for nearly 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in the month of October, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month.  This marks the fifth time Manning has won a Player of the Month award in his career, marking the second-most times the award has been given [...]

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Published on 11/01/2012 at Thu Nov 01 10:31.   6 Comments
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Another week, another award nomination for Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning.  The league announced on Tuesday that Manning, Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford have been nominated for the FedEx Air Player of the Week award on NFL.com. Manning was nominated after having gone 22-0f-30 for 305 yards and 3 scores in Denver’s 34-14 route of New Orleans.  Brady [...]

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Published on 10/30/2012 at Tue Oct 30 07:29.   No Comments
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As Week 8 of the NFL season approaches, the Denver Broncos (3-3) are preparing to face the New Orleans Saints (2-4) in Denver, Colorado.  Here are five notes for your consideration going into the game —  (1) Cornerback Tracy Porter unofficially ruled out for mid-season showdown. Our thoughts and prayers are with cornerback Tracy Porter, who has been experiencing medical issues.  Per [...]

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Published on 10/27/2012 at Sat Oct 27 13:00.   4 Comments
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The 13th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady went as expected — two of the NFL’s all-time bests performing outright surgery on opposing defenses. Surgery on high-speed trains, in this case. Manning and Brady traded no-huddle, break-neck offensive series through four quarters Sunday, but it was Brady and the Patriots who minimized errors and [...]

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Published on 10/07/2012 at Sun Oct 07 19:51.   42 Comments
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We all know this weekend is about Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning, no matter what each quarterback tells you. But for one second, let’s indulge their insistent “it’s Patriots vs. Broncos” remarks and look at how the Patriots vs. Broncos fare in the eyes of Football Outsiders‘ smarter stats. Remember that negative percentages are good [...]

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Published on 10/05/2012 at Fri Oct 05 09:00.   10 Comments
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As Week 5 of the NFL season approaches, the Denver Broncos (2-2) are preparing to face the New England Patriots (2-2) on the road.  Here are six mid-week thoughts for your consideration going into the game —  (1) Brady vs. Manning rivalry continues as both QBs prepare for historic showdown.  Sunday will mark the thirteenth time quarterbacks Tom [...]

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Published on 10/03/2012 at Wed Oct 03 08:21.   10 Comments
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Broncos 37, Raiders 6 — you know what a victory means, fellas. Give out your BT Game Balls! Eric Decker: I have been hard on Eric Decker basically since he has been a rookie. Whether it was that he was a better punt/kick returner than receiver or that he was only good to catch every third pass [...]

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Published on 10/02/2012 at Tue Oct 02 17:06.   15 Comments
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After convincingly thumping a division rival in Week 4, several Denver Broncos have been nominated for weekly awards on NFL.com. Quarterback Peyton Manning and running back Willis McGahee have been nominated as FedEx Air and Ground Players of the Week. Voting is open at NFL.com/GMC from Monday through Thursday.  Manning (30-of-38 for 338 yards and 3 TDs) is up [...]

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Published on 10/02/2012 at Tue Oct 02 10:38.   1 Comment
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All indications seem to be that veteran center Dan Koppen will start against his former team, the New England Patriots, on Sunday.  Koppen jumped in the lineup last week when starter J.D. Walton suffered an ankle injury against the Raiders; the Broncos placed Walton on injured reserve the next day, clearing the way for Koppen to [...]

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Published on 10/02/2012 at Tue Oct 02 07:46.   2 Comments
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The Denver Broncos will take Houston Texans this week (First Look); here are six notes for your consideration going into Week 3. (1)  Quarterback Peyton Manning’s go-to-guy seems to be receiver Demaryius Thomas. Throughout the first two weeks of the season, Thomas has led the team in catches (13), yards (188), and scores (2).  In [...]

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Published on 09/21/2012 at Fri Sep 21 12:30.   14 Comments
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