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Big Pete provides some post-game thoughts on tonight’s game… Has a complete and utter domination by one team over another had such a close score? This felt like a 50-7 football game, yet there we were, giving the Raiders hope when there really was none. Like I said in my nit-pick article, we need to [...]

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Published on 12/06/2012 at Thu Dec 06 21:52.   34 Comments
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As expected, the Denver Broncos brought in free agent running back Jacob Hester on Monday, presumably signing him to a one-year deal.  The team announced the transaction via press release on Monday afternoon. Additionally, the team signed fellow running back Jeremiah Johnson back to the practice squad, after releasing him last week. With Willis McGahee [...]

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Published on 11/26/2012 at Mon Nov 26 12:42.   17 Comments
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No matter how ugly it may have looked, the Denver Broncos walked away from Arrowhead Stadium with another win on Sunday, and that’s nothing to scoff at. The Broncos stayed perfect in division play this season with a 17-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs (1-10) today, improving their record to 8-3 on the season. [...]

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Published on 11/25/2012 at Sun Nov 25 14:27.   15 Comments
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Fantasy football owners take note:  Knowshon Moreno will start at running back against the Kansas City Chiefs today. Moreno has been inactive the since Week 2 but was activated—and thrust into the starting lineup—following a injury to Willis McGahee last week. Sharing the load in the Broncos backfield will be rookie Ronnie Hillman and Lance Ball.

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Published on 11/25/2012 at Sun Nov 25 10:52.   4 Comments
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The Broncos placed starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve yesterday, leaving no short-yardage backs remaining on the roster. Denver will likely have a rotation of Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, and Lance Ball on Sunday, but none of those three backs can run between the tackles or pass block as well as McGahee.  For that [...]

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Published on 11/22/2012 at Thu Nov 22 08:00.   16 Comments
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On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos placed running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve, the team announced via Twitter. Per CBA rules, the Broncos placed McGahee on IR with a designation for return, meaning he may be able to play again this season.  In six weeks from today, McGahee will be allowed to practice with the team [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 17:01.   1 Comment
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With every free agent running back and his brother wanting to fill the void in Denver’s backfield, the Broncos decided to workout just one free agent, Steve Slaton. Per Mike Klis of the Denver Post: The Broncos worked out former Houston Texans running back Steve Slaton on Tuesday morning.  As of Tuesday evening, the Broncos [...]

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Published on 11/21/2012 at Wed Nov 21 08:33.   27 Comments
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The final six games of the 2012 season could be running back Knowshon Moreno‘s final opportunity to start in Denver, and he is not taking that fact for granted. “It feels good to be back, but you hate to see a teammate go down with an injury,”  Moreno said on Monday.  ”That really hurts, but at the [...]

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Published on 11/20/2012 at Tue Nov 20 07:00.   35 Comments
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With starting running back Willis McGahee out with an injury, Denver’s backfield has found itself in a predicament. Rookie Ronnie Hillman has shown flashes of speed and elusiveness but cannot pass block to save his life.  Fourth-year back Lance Ball has never been more than a so-so back and Knowshon Moreno has been inactive since Week 2. [...]

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Published on 11/19/2012 at Mon Nov 19 17:36.   41 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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