Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/8/12


Statement From Elvis Dumervil
Elvis Dumervil addressed the press following the announcement that charges would not be filed against him.

The Wait is Over
After months of anticipation, quarterback Peyton Manning's first game as a Denver Bronco is just a day away.

Stepping Up for a Teammate
On Tuesday, several of Ben Garland's teammates banded together to help replace some invaluable possessions that were lost in the Waldo Canyon wildfire that claimed his grandparents' house.

Denver Broncos Videos

Training Camp Day 13: Manning
Quarterback Peyton Manning talks about preparing for his first preseason game as a Bronco.

Returning the Favor
Ben Garland's teammates and the Air Force Academy come together to help replace items lost in the Waldo Canyon Fire.

Peyton Set For Opener - ESPN Video - ESPN
Matt Light discusses Peyton Manning's Broncos preseason debut against the Bears.

Manning Looking To Find Rhythm - ESPN Video - ESPN
Peyton Manning and John Fox talk about the Broncos' preparations for Thursday preseason game against the Bears.

Blogger Blitz: All About Peyton - ESPN Video - ESPN
Bill Williamson talks about the big question on everyone's mind; how good will Peyton Manning be?

Rivers Wants To Win A Championship - ESPN Video - ESPN
Philip Rivers and Chargers look to get back to the playoffs this year.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Champ Bailey: Manning is making Broncos defense better | ProFootballTalk
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning doesn’t love hearing his teammates gush about Manning’s in-practice performances. "I hate it," he recently told’s Peter King.

Broncos camp report: Eternals Bailey, Manning have it covered on both sides - NFL - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy
Maybe the most physically gifted athlete in NFL history sits humbly, smiling. There are no proclamations of greatness. He doesn't need them. No cockiness, no smart ass-ness. Not his style. Just Champ Bailey talking football.

NFL Trivia: Can you name the other players left from the 1998 draft?
The Broncos’ signing of Keith Brooking this week, the team now has two of the 10 players left from the 1998 draft class. The other, of course, is quarterback Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning helps Denver Broncos acquire two proven veterans - The Denver Post
Between them, they have played 21 NFL seasons. Which means they've seen a few things along the way and we're hoping to see a few more.

Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams takes the field at training camp - The Denver Post
Williams, an observing bystander throughout camp, filled in for Von Miller at strongside linebacker during the walkthrough portion of early practice Tuesday morning. Miller was late coming out on the practice field.

Broncos likely to get Peyton Manning 10-12 plays in preseason vs. Bears - The Denver Post
For their final full practice prior to their first preseason game of the 2012 season, the third- and fourth-stringers got almost as many reps Tuesday as Peyton Manning and the first-teamers.

For Peyton Manning and Broncos receivers timing is everything - The Denver Post
When the eyes have it, that's when the Broncos' offense will be all it can be.

Denver Broncos QB Brock Osweiler not worried about depth chart - The Denver Post
The Broncos' first depth chart, which listed him third, matters so little to rookie quarterback Brock Osweiler that it took him more than a day to know it existed.

Peyton Manning-led Broncos unlikely to be running an option offense - The Denver Post
Last year, John Fox and the Broncos put Tim Tebow in a read-option offense. They ended up leading the NFL in rushing, winning the AFC West and going 1-1 in the playoffs.

Broncos' defensive adjustments date to 2011 game vs. Chicago Bears - The Denver Post
It likely won't be an issue Thursday night in Chicago when the Broncos play their preseason opener against the Bears.

Division News - Raiders RB Goodson carted off field
Raiders RB Mike Goodson was taken away from practice by ambulance on Tuesday with a possible neck injury following an on-field collision with teammate Philip Wheeler.

Mike Goodson out of hospital - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Oakland Raiders sent out a statement Tuesday night, saying running back Mike Goodson passed tests, was released from the hospital and was sent back to the team’s training camp in Napa, Calif.

Raiders need to bypass one more old WR - AFC West Blog - ESPN
One old, potentially-disruptive receiver down, one to go.

Scott Pioli still won’t discuss Dwayne Bowe holdout -
Every team seeks consistency on the football field.

What's the root of Bowe's holdout? - AFC West Blog - ESPN's Jeffri Chadiha believes the Chiefs are making a mistake with the Dwayne Bowe holdout.

Future Foes

Keisel not seeing any trouble between Big Ben, Haley -
The Pittsburgh Steelers hired offensive coordinator Todd Haley to light a fire under Ben Roethlisberger

NFL News

Pereira says NFL is embellishing the credentials of replacement officials | ProFootballTalk
It’s safe to say that FOX’s Mike Pereira won’t be going back to work for the NFL any time soon.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Are training camp fights overhyped? | National Football Post
My take on the punches thrown on the practice field. - Study: New rule reduced concussions on kickoffs
Changes to the NFL's kickoff rules appear to account for a slight decline in the number of concussions reported across the league last season. - One-year deal: Nine playing under franchise tag in 2012
A record 21 players received the franchise tag this offseason, and 12 of them got new multiyear contracts

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