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Horse Tracks - 11/26/08


Milehighreport_small_medium Asked to compare his time in Green Bay with his current smash run on Broadway, the quarterback for the New York Jets instead offered the makings of a pretty good soliloquy. "There's not much time left for old Brett Favre," he began not long after a 34-13 win over Tennessee here Sunday.

Milehighreport_small_mediumRoderick Rogers, a Broncos safety who made his first NFL start Sunday against Oakland, was cut Tuesday. Rogers, who had been on the practice squad until he was promoted last month, had been the fifth free safety to top the Broncos' depth chart since training camp.

Milehighreport_small_mediumHe has thrown four interceptions in 349 attempts, racking up 15 touchdowns and a passer rating of 100-plus.  Brett Favre? One of the Manning boys? No, it's a profile of the opposing quarterbacks who've faced the Broncos this season.


Milehighreport_small_mediumVOTE FOR THE 4 GREATEST BRONCOS EVER!  Rocky sports cartoonist Drew Litton is looking for a few friendly faces for his mountain. Which four Denver Broncos greats should be immortalized on Mount Crushmore? Help us decide.

Milehighreport_small_mediumOnly six years into his NFL career, Robertson has gone through several coordinators, coaches and defensive systems, and the defensive tackle even has switched teams thanks to the offseason deal that landed him in Denver.

Milehighreport_small_mediumAs of the close of the business day at the league offices in New York the Broncos had not reported the signing Tuesday afternoon, but Pinnock was scheduled to receive a physical to check his surgically repaired knee. It was the second physical the Broncos had given Pinnock in recent weeks and they also worked him out earlier this month.


Milehighreport_small_mediumWhen Matt Prater was hitting more than 90 percent of his field-goal attempts and making people forget the Denver Broncos didn’t have Jason Elam anymore, he offered a warning.


Milehighreport_small_mediumIt extends a few more weeks, but here's a fan voting update on the Pro Bowl. Fan voting accounts for a third of the final tally with players and coaches making up the other two-thirds.

Milehighreport_small_mediumThe Broncos had a chance to sign Alexander this spring after he was cut by Seattle, but they decided to sign Michael Pittman instead. Denver liked Pittman's blocking ability and toughness over Alexander's and went with the former Tampa Bay back despite Alexander's pedigree.