Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/11/11


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Week 10 - Thursday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

NFL Videos: Week 10: Broncos vs. Chiefs preview
The Chiefs hope to rebound from an embarrassing home loss to the Dolphins when they host Tim Tebow and the Broncos. news: Tebow brushes off injury concerns over read-option offense
In the three weeks since he took over as the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback, Tim Tebow has been sacked an NFL-high 14 times.

NFL Preview - Denver (3-5) at Kansas City (4-4) (ET) -
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley believed his team "didn't have much in the tank" during last week's loss to the previously- winless Miami Dolphins at Arrowhead Stadium.

Broncos' McGahee loves to prove his critics wrong - The Denver Post
It is one of the more curious combinations, that a man, happy with who he is and what he does, gathers so much negativity to stoke his competitive fire.

As He Heads for KC, Miller Is So Far Living Up to Derrick Thomas’s Standard |
The comparisons between Von Miller and the late Chiefs Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Thomas were obvious as last April’s draft neared.

Denver Broncos News

Week 10 - Thursday: Allen |
Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen talks about the pressure applied by Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller and getting ready for the Chiefs.

Week 10 - Thursday: McCoy |
Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy talks read option, Tim Tebow and preparing for Kansas City.

Denver Broncos team report: Special teams has undergone big changes - Sporting News
Denver's special teams midway through the season has undergone a metamorphosis. The team's inconsistences have been evident for year's in the game's 'third phase,' with numerous breakdowns putting the franchise consistently near the bottom of the NFL rankings.

Kansas City Chiefs prep for Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow's read-option attack - ESPN
NFL teams aren't used to preparing to stop an option-style offense. But that's just what the Kansas City Chiefs are faced with for Sunday's matchup against Tim Tebow's Denver Broncos.

All Aboard the Denver Bronco Coaster - Denver Denver Broncos |
The Denver Broncos 2011 season is doing its best Space Mountain Impression. With the first half of the ride completely in the dark, no one aboard has any idea what’s next.

Broncos' leading tackler, Wesley Woodyard,misses second straight practice - The Denver Post
The Broncos face the prospect of playing at Kansas City on Sunday without leading tackler Wesley Woodyard, a linebacker who primarily plays in passing situations.

Chiefs Jones won't rock the boat - The Denver Post
Thomas Jones powers through questions the way he used to power through defenders, dodging a few but mostly running right over the rest.

Jury still out on ability of Broncos front office - The Denver Post
Welcome back. Todays question comes from Elijah Kempton in London: Q: From a philosophical perspective, I believe the most important aspect of winning in anything is having superior talent to

Denver Broncos Blogs

McCoy Utilizing Talent |
Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy details how he gets the best out of his players.

Chiefs get creative in preparation for Tebow and Denver's zone-read option |
A pair of reserve players, neither of which has seen a live snap since the Chiefs Week Two loss in Detroit, will play a big role in Kansas City’s preparation this week for the Denver Broncos.

Scenes from a Practice, Nov. 10 |
For a second consecutive day, linebacker Wesley Woodyard was the only Bronco to miss practice as preparation continued for Sunday’s game in Kansas City.

Chiefs Continue Preparing For Tim Tebow - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs are preparing for a unique quarterback (and offense) with Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow and to do that they are using formula of Tyler Palko + Jerheme Urban = Tim Tebow in practice this week.


Q & A with Tim Lynch of the Mile High Report | The Hometown Fan
I had an opportunity to send some questions to Tim Lynch of the popular website, He was kind enough to oblige our request, and we are pleased to give you the interview.


Broncos' CB Chris Harris Coming To Life - Predominantly Orange
If America is another name for opportunity then the Denver Broncos is another name for fighting chance, and that’s just what cornerback Chris Harris was looking for.

Denver Broncos Power Rankings: Week 10 - BroncoTalk
Denver Broncos power rankings from around the web. The Broncos generally had their highest jump of the season following their 38-24 win in Oakland. (Previous week’s ranking in parenthesis)

2011 NFL Standings: Denver Broncos Emerging From Shadows In AFC West - SB Nation Denver
The Denver Broncos didn't play on Thursday night, but their fortunes may have been affected as two division rivals faced off. The Oakland Raiders beat the San Diego Chargers 24-17 on Thursday to take sole possession of first place in the AFC West, breaking up a three-way tie in the division between the Raiders, Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL Picks: ESPN Experts All Choose Kansas City Chiefs Over Denver Broncos - SB Nation Kansas City
Eight experts. Eight votes for the Kansas City Chiefs. For fans at Arrowhead on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, they certainly have to hope that’s a foreshadowing of what’s to come. Of course, the eyes of the nation will likely be on Tim Tebow’s ability to carry the Broncos to their third win in four games under center or not.

Broncos-Chiefs: By the numbers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
As we prepare for Thursday night’s game between the Raiders and Chargers in San Diego, let’s take a moment to look at Sunday’s AFC West tussle in Kansas City between the Chiefs and Broncos.

Broncos could move into 2nd place tie with win in KC | First-and-Orange
The AFC Mess. Oakland beat San Diego tonight on Thursday Night Football to move, at least for now, into first place in the AFC West at 5-4.

NFL News

Penn State scandal leaves NFL alumni in emotional disarray - Yahoo! Sports
As the details of the Penn State scandal have been made public, the outrage over the actions of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been universal. The feelings toward now ex-head coach Joe Paterno, who was fired by the school's administration in what will certainly be a clean sweep of the football program, appear to be far more conflicted, and that begins among the men who used to play football for him, and now do so in the NFL.

NFLPA explains position on HGH testing -
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is still on his quest to bring HGH testing to the NFL, saying Wednesday, "We're completely focused on that. We think it's the right thing to do. We agreed to it. We think it's the right thing to do for player safety. We think it's important for the credibility of the game."

NFL 2011 Mid-Season Awards " Gear Up For Sports Weblog
Making predictions of an upcoming NFL season is basically akin to swinging a stick at a pinata blindfolded, yet without knowing if such a target truly exists. The reason of an educated guess can be leaned upon, yet there is no real science because too many unknown factors lurk in shadows set aside annually by the enemies of success.

NFL: Palmer leads Raiders over Chargers - The Denver Post
Carson Palmer looked like an NFL quarterback again, not like a guy who had settled into semiretirement in Southern California.

NFL players union proposes plan for HGH test - The Denver Post
The NFL players union proposed Thursday conducting a study of players that accurately reflects the natural level of HGH in their systems.

Denver Broncos Fans

First Weekly Madden Prediction - Mile High Report
I was a little bored this afternoon, so I thought I would fire up Madden and play the upcoming Broncos/Chiefs game. I ratcheted the difficulty up to the max and decided to see what would happen. This made me think about the yearly Madden Super Bowl prediction and I thought why not do that during the regular season with the Broncos' games?

The Drive that Got Ignored… - Mile High Report
I embraced the Tebow era somewhat skeptically, gladdened only by the notion that the Orton Era seemed to have come to an end…if this does not work, I will be content to observe the Quinn Era, or whatever gets the Broncos back to respectability. 

My Christmas List- 2012 Draft - Mile High Report
As Always, I realize and fully understand how unnecessarily far ahead I'm looking.  Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas this year is....

Records are dropping under Tebow - Mile High Report
Tebow haters and Tebow lovers all agree that Tim needs to improve his passing game. It's obvious, so why does everyone keep repeating it? We're not blind. And yes, it was painful to watch. The good news is, he's showing improvement. He's standing in the pocket longer and keeping his eyes downfield instead of taking off and running.

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