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ReFo: Chargers @ Broncos, Week 15 |
Just as the AFC playoff seedings looked like they might be fairly settled the San Diego Chargers go and throw a spanner in the works. Not only improving their chances of stealing the final wildcard spot (though they need to run the table and get help from both Baltimore and Miami finishing poorly) but also sending the control of homefield advantage in the AFC to New England, for the time being at least.

Broncos News

The Eric Decker dilemma | National Football Post
Eric Decker picked the perfect time to have the best season of his career. The 2010 third-round selection is in the final year of a four-year rookie contract which is paying him $1.323 million this season.

Chris Harris Jr.: Tenacious DB |
Cornerback Chris Harris Jr.'s competitive nature helped him break into the NFL. Now it's helping solidify the Broncos secondary.

Fox Puts Loss In Perspective |
Head Coach John Fox said the team has work to do, but doesn't believe "the sky is falling."

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos worried after loss to San Diego Chargers | The MMQB
Denver's surprising loss to San Diego took the Broncos out of the driver's seat for the AFC’s No. 1 seed. More worrisome, however, was how poorly Peyton Manning and company played at a time when they should be hitting their stride.

Where are they now: Marlin Briscoe | National Football Post
Marlin Briscoe was on top of the world. He had set rookie records as the first black quarterback to start in the NFL and won two Super Bowl Rings as a wide receiver with the Miami Dolphins. However, drug addiction almost ruined his life.

The Broncos defense is the weak link | Cover 32
They look lost, confused and tired. Jack Del Rio’s group is getting called for penalties, doesn’t have the right players on the field and stand around while teams walk into the endzone.

Broncos-Chargers: Week 15 Aftermath | Bronco Planet
The San Diego Chargers came to the Mile High City last night and while the final score said 27-20, the Bolts put a beating on a Broncos team that wasn’t prepared and didn’t bear any resemblance of an 11-2 team.

Super Bowl Winners Tend To Falter Late In Regular Season - Predominantly Orange
As it’s often said, better a December loss than a January loss. Hopefully, the Denver Broncos got the last loss of the entire season out of their system when they fell to the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night.

Semana 15: Uma derrota gelada em casa "
Uma derrota de difícil compreensão na semana 15. O San Diego Chargers entrou em campo com a clara proposta de gastar cada segundo possível do relógio de jogo e foi bem sucedido.

Photo & Video

Who will be the top seed in the AFC? - NFL Videos
Can Tom Brady guide his New England Patriots past Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos or will a surprise team like the Cincinnati Bengals take the No. 1 seed for the AFC playoffs?

Rival Roundup

San Diego Chargers on 4th down against the Denver Broncos - Bolts From The Blue
Jason Peters evaluates Mike McCoy's 4th down decisions in the Chargers impressive win against the Denver Broncos.

Film Breakdown: The Drive that Beat the Broncos - Bolts From The Blue
Which drive would you say won the game for the Chargers? The real answer might surprise you. Kyle Posey goes play–by–play, breaking down the drive that San Diego put together to beat the Broncos.

Raiders owner Mark Davis talks patience, confirms he is happy with Reggie McKenzie - Silver And Black Pride
Oakland Raiders Owner Mark Davis recently sat down for a short chat with San Jose Mercury News' Tim Kawakami. Mark went out of his way to make sure not to say anything controversial while seeming to hint that he is leaning towards giving more time to his current staff. Or did he?

Chiefs WR will sit out vs. Raiders - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs will be without DMC after the returner suffered an ankle injury.

NFL News

The failed tries to break the 63-yard field-goal record -
Last Sunday, kicker Matt Prater took down Tom Dempsey and the legendary 63-yard field-goal record when he banged a 64-yard attempt through the uprights in Denver.

Is Mike Shanahan, Greg Schiano or Leslie Frazier next? -
Gary Kubiak is out in Houston, so who's next? Mike Shanahan, Greg Schiano and Leslie Frazier seem like the likeliest suspects.

Subtlety, nuance key to the week's biggest touchdowns -
Pulling guards, play-action passes, misdirection and more ... Danny Kelly goes into the film room to break down the little things that made for big plays in a record-setting week of scoring in the NFL.

The Patriots are 10-3 But Just 6-7 Against the Spread | Football Perspective
If you look at the Patriots’ PFR page, you’ll see that the Patriots are a 10-3team that’s played like an 8-5 team that has a 6-7 record against the spread. I wondered how often a team with such a good record was below average against the spread. The answer: pretty frequently. Which I suppose isn’t too surprising, since Vegas doesn’t like to make it so easy to win money that all you need to do is pick winners.

The Cowboys Are 32nd in Yards Differential – What Does That Mean? | Football Perspective
Dallas has been out-gained by 1,280 yards this season, the worst margin in the NFL. But with a 7-6 record, the Cowboys are hardly considered a bad team. So how can we reconcile these two facts?

Records With and Without A Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers Edition | Football Perspective
Green Bay started the season 5-2 and seemed on its way to another playoff berth. But in the first quarter of the team’s eighth game, Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone.

Dear Pete Carroll | Football Perspective
At the end of Sunday’s game against the 49ers, the Seahawks had an opportunity to (attempt to) allow the 49ers to score. Following a Colin Kaepernick gainof 8 yards on 3rd-and-7, the 49ers had the ball, down by 1, at the Seahawks 7-yard line with 2:39 remaining.

Which NFL Teams Might Make A Run At Kirk Cousins? - NFL Mocks
A number of teams probably didn’t like what they heard when Louisville junior Teddy Bridgewater announced he’s considering a return to school for his senior year. Together with the uncertainty around Johnny Manziel, it might make a trade or NFL free agent pickup more desirable for some.

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