NFL - Broncos’ Bowlen heaps praise on Marshall, McDaniels - Steve Wyche
"Brandon understands that he’s got a year left on his present deal, but if he keeps playing the way he is, he’s going to get a very significant raise — a much better contract," Bowlen said. "That’s the way it goes, and Brandon has accepted that."
DPP - Gasp! 5-0 start began in "dog days" - Mike Klis
"A lot of attention is paid to our conditioning," Broncos defensive lineman Vonnie Holliday said. "As a veteran player, I hate it. We do a lot of running, a lot of cardio work. But it helps us. If coach implements something, and it works, you can't complain too much about it."
DB - Staying Grounded - Mike Rice
"We improved from week four to week five," Orton said. "Now the goal is to humble ourselves again and improve from week five to (week) six. I know all these vets that we have. We’re going to come back and work even harder this week and be a better team (in) week six."
CBS - Coordinators lack limelight, offer plenty of results - Clark Judge
"If there was an award for Assistant of the Year -- which there isn't -- and they handed it out five weeks into the season, Nolan would be the runaway winner. His influence on the Broncos has been that dramatic."
DB - Orton Named Offensive Player of the Week - Broncos TV
Highlights from Sunday
DPP - DBs lead league in age, breakups - Jeff Legwold
"Broncos tight end Tony Scheffler, who left Sunday's game early with a back/hip injury, is expected to be evaluated throughout the week, and it's possible he may be limited some in practice."
USAP - Despite Being Perfect, Denver Broncos Underdogs On MNF at Chargers
There's no letdown when you're a 3.5-point UNDERDOG
DH - With Cutler & Orton playing well, fans can't pass up hyping their favorite QB - Bob LeGere
And here it is..."Cutler has done more with less, and he is the more talented quarterback." No, actually he's done less with less.
AZC - Young: Got Broncos Fever yet? We do
"Our Broncos call goes right up there with our predictions of a Diamondbacks NL West Division title, a Cubs World Series victory and a pullback in the S&P 500 once it passed 1,010."
PBP - Miami Dolphins talking points: Dolphins miss Renaldo Hill - Edgar Thompson
"Was Renaldo Hill better than the Dolphins thought?"
AFC West News
NFL - Colts' Irsay says he wouldn't approve Limbaugh as owner of Rams
Let's keep this in mind - NFL ownership is not a right. The NFL is a private entity and basically a club; the owners have every right to decide who can own a franchise.
FOX - Schein 9: It's ugly and crowded at bottom of NFL
"That would be this guy. I picked Denver to win three games. The Broncos are 5-0...How good do you feel for Josh McDaniels, maligned by everyone (starting with this guy) for botching everything during the offseason? And the players, from Holliday to Brian Dawkins, use motivation, including from this guy, when we rip Denver."
NFL - Hot seats, hot starts highlight first quarter of the season - Vic Carucci
"The Denver Broncos. Are they a fluke? Not at all. Can they sustain their success? Absolutely."
SI - State of Cleveland Browns; Red Zone channel; NFL mailbag - Peter King
"I'd be asking: What's your defensive plan, and how can I be sure that Bob Slowik (Shanahan's chosen defense coordinator when he gets a new gig) is the man for the job?"
PFW - Rookie Meter: Young Colts on the rise
"There's no longer any question, Moreno is the Broncos' No. 1 back."