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Denver Broncos Countdown to Kickoff: 100 Days

We're counting down the days until the Broncos and Ravens kickoff the 2013 NFL season, every day, for 100 days.

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Peyton Manning: #1 Most Important Bronco

This is it. The Final Countdown has begin. Appropriately, the countdown ends with Peyton Manning

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Countdown to Kickoff: 2nd Most Important Bronco

Here's hoping Von has ditched that 5th wheel named Molly and her fat, cheeto-eating cousin Mary Jane.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 3rd Most Important Bronco

Newly minted team captain Ryan Clady is our 3rd most important Bronco

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Countdown to Kickoff: 4th Most Important Bronco

For perhaps the greatest CB in Denver Broncos History, this season is one of redemption.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 5th Most Important Bronco

Optimus Prime. The 5th Most Important Bronco of 2013.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 7th Most Important Bronco

Somehow I think this number is already retired.......but oh well, we'll go with it. Rahim "The Dream" Moore is up next!

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Countdown to Kickoff: 8th Most Important Bronco

Just when you think "The Duke" is gonna stand pat, he goes out and gets Peyton Manning not only another elite offensive weapon, but also a good little foot soldier as well.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 9th Most Important Bronco

Chucka-luck luckin' down da seam, keepin' fools in check representin' my team. I may become the first "written-only" rapper in history mofo's. Up next we had a tizzle between Chris Harris Jr. and Wes Welker. Kyle Montgomery invoked the "2-Pac power" he has as editor in chief and today we bring you the most happenin' cat lockin' down the slot in Chris Harris Jr.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 10th Most Important Bronco

We had Run DMC in music, we now have "Jump" DRC in our secondary!

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Countdown to Kickoff: 11th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Wesley Woodyard.

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Countdown To Kickoff: 12th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Orlando Franklin.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 13th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Matt Prater.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 14th Most Important Bronco

Two weeks now....Can't Wait!

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Countdown to Kickoff: 15th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Robert Ayers

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Countdown to Kickoff: 16th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Trindon Holliday.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 17th Most Important Bronco

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Zane Beadles.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Most Important Broncos: #18

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Louis Vasquez.

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19th Most Important Bronco: Duke Ihenacho

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. Next man up is Duke Ihenacho.

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20th Most Important Bronco (MIB): Ronnie Hillman

The Mile High Report staff each ranked their top 20 most important players on the Denver Broncos roster. We averaged the rankings and compiled them into a final list that best represented the overall choices. We begin 20 days until kickoff with 2nd year Running Back Ronnie Hillman.

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23 Days: NEW TO COUNTDOWN!!!

Yo, check it out MHR brethren, we have a curve ball to throw you with this series!

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24 Days: Champ Bailey

Champ. One word embodies the greatest corner in Denver Broncos History.

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26 Days: Looking back at the Portis/Bailey trade

Who came out on top in the Clinton Portis trade?

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27 Days: Steve Atwater

"Christian's still there---we gotta lay it on his ass this time!"

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28 Days: Quinton Carter's playoff INTs

It seems like whenever Quinton Carter's name comes up in a conversation, I hear something like "anyone that picked off Big Ben and Tom Brady in the playoffs is going to be great!" Well, let's go back and look at those plays to see exactly what happened.

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29 Days: Howard Griffith

Howard Griffith is the greatest Broncos FB in history.

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30 Days: Chili Dog almost derailed TD

The final countdown begins, 30 days until the Broncos kickoff their championship run tick tock tick tock

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34 Days: Tyrone Braxton

Last time we looked at all time great safety Billy Thompson. This time we look at another great Broncos safety Tyrone Braxton.

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36 Days: Billy Thompson

Billy Thompson is perhaps the greatest defensive back in Broncos History.

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38 Days: Mike Anderson and the Mile High Salute

Mike Anderson. One of the many famed line of Broncos running backs to rush for 1,000 yards during the Mike Shanahan Era. More than any other RB during that time however, Mike carved himself a unique piece of Broncos history and endeared himself to Broncos fans everywhere through one gesture: The Mile High Salute.

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49 Days: Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith (1981-1994). For years that name put the fear into the opposing team.

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53 Days: Where's the R-E-S-P-E-C-T???

Some people can't get no respect.

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vignette du jour

A Broncos vignette du jour is on the docket today...

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#56, the REAL BIG AL

Will the REAL "Big Al" please stand up!

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57 Days: It's All Over Fatman!!!

"It's All Over Fatman" No.....not those guys....John Madden

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58 Days: Eatin' Greedy

The two sweetest words in Denver Broncos defensive lingo: Eatin' Greedy. You know what that means? If you're an opposing QB or RB, "Eatin' Greedy" means yo ass.

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59 Days: Manning shouldn't check to the run

We have now eclipsed the 60's and I no longer have to speak of teams that that averaged 3-4 wins a season over the course of that decade. No offense to old-timers that saw those teams play, but if you look back on those seasons with longing and a positive attitude, it might be time to up your meds a bit. I believe in all my heart that Broncos fans born during that era should be given purple hearts and revered for their dedication to a franchise that didn't get it done.

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Welcome to the First Year Ever Edition

How many people remember that the Broncos started their existence with a 4-2-0 record in 1960? Welcome to the First Year Ever Edition

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Broncos beat Raiders, Lionel Taylor catches 100

The silver lining in a 3-11 season? Broncos score a comeback victory against the Silver and Black at home in Bears Stadium.

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62' Broncos start on fire, cool to end season

The 1962 Denver Broncos almost finished with the first winning record in franchise history.

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Broncos beat Chargers 50-34

In 1963, the wins were few and far between as our Denver Broncos finished yet another season with a horrible record. One of their victories however was an exciting shootout with division rival San Diego.

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Rod Smith HOF worthy?

How does Rod Smith compare to his contemporaries who also have yet to be inducted into the pro football Hall of Fame?

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65 Days To Kickoff: Zimmerman is a BEAST!

Much like the rest of the '60s and early '70s, the Broncos were as exciting to watch as linoleum peeling in the hot summer heat. The Broncos finished 4-10 in 1965. Ok, now that the obligatory Broncos 1965 talk is out of the way, it's time to get to the real #65. Yep, you guessed it, our very own Hall of Fame Left Tackle, Gary Zimmerman.

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66 Days to Kickoff: Tom Nalen edition

Not much was going on in 1966, so we're here to honor the greatest Bronco to ever wear the number 66: Tom Nalen. Welcome to the Tommy "Nails" Nalen edition.

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

All losing seasons and no winning seasons make Bronco Mike go crazy...

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Rubin Carter

Let me tell you a story about the....greatest NT in Denver Broncos History

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How did Mark Schlereth get the nickname "Stink?"

Just how did former Denver Bronco Mark Schlereth earn the nickname "Stink"?

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Rod Smith or Demaryius Thomas?

For those that suffered through the garbage that was early Broncos existence, you guys deserve a purple heart! I just can't find the mojo to write about such a bad team, so rather than half ass an article about the 1970's Broncos, I'm going to introduce another debate.

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All-Time Broncos 53 Man Roster/Depth Chart

Well, since the 1971 Broncos also sucked, I figured it would be a better idea to come up with an All-Time Broncos Depth chart/53 man roster. This was a lot of fun to do and should spark some good debate!

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What makes a player "Great?"

We interrupt your regularly scheduled countdown article to bring about a debate. What exactly makes a player great? If you're worried you're missing out on the 72' Broncos with this debate....don't. They sucked. Instead, let's discuss something that has no concrete answer.

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Denver Broncos Countdown to Kickoff: 73 Days

73 represents a few things for the Denver Broncos, 1973 was their first winning season as a football team, but also the number of one of their greatest players that you may have forgotten about.

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74 Days: Otis Armstrong

RB Otis Armstrong puts up his best season as a Denver Broncos running back.

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75 days: Super Bowl plans to Nightmarish results

It took the Broncos 14 years to notch their first winning season. Now, after 2 consecutive winning seasons, they look towards the playoffs and the Super Bowl. Otis Armstrong led the NFL in rushing the previous year, so this is a slam dunk, right? Wrong! The ever so cruel injury bug had different plans for this team!

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76 days: John Ralston ousted by players

Another winning season that resulted in no playoff berth.

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77 Days: The Orange Crush

Randy Gradishar, Tom Jackson, Joe Rizzo, Bob Swenson, Barney Chavous, Lyle Alzado, Rubin Carter, Louis Wright, Steve Foley, Billy Thompson, and Bernard Jackson. These were the men that gave the 77' Broncos their identity: The Orange Crush.

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78 Days til Kickoff: The Blind Side

For 15 consecutive years, the Denver Broncos' left tackle position has been represented - and represented well - by the Number 78.

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79 Days: Red Miller and the '79 Broncos

Coach Red Miller leads the Broncos to their 3rd consecutive double digit win total.

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80 Days: Rod Smith and Rick Upchurch

Two of the greatest Broncos of all time, WR Rod Smith and WR/KR/PR Rick Upchurch have worn #80 proudly during their respective illustrious careers.

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81 Days: Dan Reeves

Happy Father's day everyone! I hope everyone has a fantastic day spending time with and honoring the great men our lives. Speaking of great men, 81 brings us the first season of the Dan Reeves era. Dan Reeves is one of the winning-est coaches in NFL history and his time here in Denver brought our franchise to new heights.

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82 Days: bad season and Vance Johnson

Boy, there are some days where these articles write themselves. There are others well, lets just say that Broncos History isn't always a picturesque orange and blue sunset.

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83 Days: Broncos trade for Elway

1983 is synonymous with one of the most important moments in Broncos history: The John Elway trade.

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Sharpe: Determination, Dedication, Discipline

Determination, Dedication, Discipline: "Don't hope someone gives you an opportunity create one for yourself."

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85 Days: 11-5 doesn't make the playoffs

It took 18 years for the Broncos to notch their 85th win as a franchise, and it happened in 1977 against the Seattle Seahawks.

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86 Days: The Drive

"The Drive" No two sweeter words exist in the minds of Broncos fanatics everywhere. 98 yards, improbable, but not impossible. For John Elway this was the moment that defined his career--this was the game that showed everyone he belonged.

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87 Days to Kickoff: "The Fumble"

"The Fumble" Perhaps the football Gods remembered this little doozy when they allowed Flacco and co. to tie the game on the luckiest play in recent playoff history.

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89 Days: Broncos Beat Down Browns in AFCCG, thrice

For the third time in four years, the Broncos and John Elway make the Cleveland Browns look like the 2013 Baltimore Ravens, sad and overrated.

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90 Days: Rich G-Man Goins, "The Billboard Man"

Who remembers the "Billboard Man?"

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91 Days: Triumph and Heartbreak

The AFC Divisional game and AFC Championship game from the 1991 season featured the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. One was a comeback masterpiece of John Elway proportions, the other, well an Epic Fail.

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92 Days: Elway v. Reeves

Elway v. Reeves. Bowlen went with the franchise QB and it was the right choice.

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93 Days: Broncos lose to Raiders thrice

The 1993 Denver Broncos faced a year of transition as longtime head coach Dan Reeves had been fired following the 1992 season. Great defensive mind Wade Phillips was given the reigns and in his first season as Head Coach, the Broncos managed a playoff appearance.

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Countdown to Kickoff: Elway v. Montana, 94 days

Nearly 20 years ago, two HOF QB's engaged in battle on Monday Night Football in what would become one of the greatest duels of all time.

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Countdown to Kickoff: 95 Days

1995 was the beginning of an era in Denver, the Mike Shanahan Era.

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Denver Broncos Countdown to Kickoff: 96 days

Continuing our countdown to kickoff, let's talk a little bit about the Broncos "first" meeting with the Baltimore Ravens.

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Denver Broncos Countdown to Kickoff: 97 Days

97 days without football means 97 more days Bronco Mike is likely to go crazy....what's that line? All work and no football make BM something something? 97 more days till the Ravens meet their reckoning, speaking of teams that lucked out, that describes a certain 1997 playoff team down to the letter.

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Denver Broncos Countdown to Kickoff: 98 Days

Hello folks, with the date quickly approaching when the Broncos will gain a measure of retribution against the Ravens on Sept. 5th, we'll be taking a look at each number and it's significance to our franchise. It is now 98 days to kickoff, so we'll be taking a look at the number 98. For an up to the second countdown clock, check this out!

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100 Days to Kickoff!

Broncos-Ravens Revenge is a mere 100 days away... [Denver Broncos 2013 schedule]

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