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Horse Tracks 10/26/09 - Broncos lead down to 3 games after Dolts pound Chefs; Jokeland smoked by Jets

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Good Morning, MHR Friends! Apparently yesterday was Blowout Sunday, as six games were decided by a margin of 28 points or more - another four games were of margins 10 points or greater. The Dolts dismantled the Chefs and are now 3 games behind the Broncos in the standings. Meanwhile, Jokeland was shut out at home versus the Jets and JaMarcus the Hutt was benched. Meanwhile, Denver's draft position improved another notch with the Bungles' drubbing of the Bears. It's on to Baltimore for the Broncos, who play their first East Coast game of the year on Sunday at 1pm ET.

PFW - Mile-high miracle in works?

DB - Catching Their Breath - Mike Rice

DPP - Broncos' Elvis Dumervil had model for success in Chiefs great Derrick Thomas - Lindsay Jones

DPP - Krieger: Broncos' piping-hot 6-0 start readjusts expectations

CSG - Broncos' Elvis isn't all shook up about pursuit of sack record - Frank Schwab

CSNP - NFL Notebook: Dawkins Key in Denver’s Success - Ray Didinger

DPP - Numbers: Broncos generally fare well after bye week

SPI - What's Right and Wrong this Season - Kevin Coe
"The Broncos record. How did this happen? It looked preseason like we'd be using the pick we got from Denver to pick high in next year's draft."

DP - Steelers stay hot with Broncos next - Jeff Legwold

DP - Steelers safety concerned about returning to Denver - Jeff Legwold

NFL Results

NFL - San Diego Chargers 37 at Kansas City Chiefs 7

NFL - New York Jets 38 at Oakland Raiders 0

NFL - Green Bay Packers 31 at Cleveland Browns 3

NFL - San Francisco 49ers 21 at Houston Texans 24

NFL - Indianapolis Colts 42 at St. Louis Rams 6

NFL - New England Patriots 35 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7

NFL - Minnesota Vikings 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 27

NFL - Buffalo Bills 20 at Carolina Panthers 9

NFL - Chicago Bears 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 45

NFL - Atlanta Falcons 21 at Dallas Cowboys 37

NFL - New Orleans Saints 46 at Miami Dolphins 34

NFL - Arizona Cardinals 24 at New York Giants 17

Ravens News

BS - Breakdown of Ravens' remaining games - Jamison Hensley

BS - Before they were Ravens - Edward Lee

AFC West News

SDUT - Smilin' in the rain - Kevin Acee

SDUT - Bolts regain some grip, take big chunks off Chiefs - Nick Canepa

SDUT - Beating good team will be true test - Kevin Acee

SDUT - Offense needs work inside the 5-yard line - Tod Leonard

Y! - LJ's Twitter page rips Haley, uses homophobic slur - Charles Robinson
Stay classy, Larry. Stay classy.

KCS - Chiefs take a step back in loss to Chargers - Adam Teicher

KCS - Haley needs to change some things in order to survive - Jason Whitlock

KCS - Chiefs blunder as the Chargers thunder to a 37-7 victory at Arrowhead - Randy Covitz

KCS - Chiefs notes | Page a healthy scratch - Randy Covitz

SFC - JETS 38, RAIDERS 0 / Raiders own up to blame in shutout defeat / All except one: QB Russell accepts no fault in big rout - David White

SFC - Far too much for ailing team to fix at once - Scott Ostler

OT - Poole: Russell takes Raiders down path of destruction

OT - Russell shrugs off benching - Cam Inman

OT - Peterson: The seven deadly signs of Raiders resignation

NFL News

NFL - Jets' Washington out indefinitely after surgery to fix broken fibula

FH - Report: Vikings' Winfield Has Broken Foot, Out 4-6 Weeks - Bruce Ciskie

FH - Colts' Donald Brown, Bob Sanders (Surprise!) Hurt in St. Louis - Chris Burke

FH - Will Allen Reportedly Done for Season - Chris Burke

NFL - Texans WR Johnson injures chest during fourth quarter vs. 49ers

NFL - Rodgers-Cromartie out with ankle injury

NFL - Saints DT Ellis leaves game against Dolphins with sprained knee

FH - Bradford to Have Surgery, Enter Draft - Michael Smith

NFL Opinion

NFP - Sunday rewind: Week 7 - Matt Bowen

SI - Forgotten Smith could be 49ers' answer at quarterback - Don Banks
"With 11 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions through his first six games, it's getting tougher all the time to make the case that Jay Cutler has been a difference maker in Chicago. At the very least, he's no Kyle Orton."

UPDATE 10:43 ET SI - Pittsburgh's defense, Miles Austin's second big game, more - Peter King

SN - Week 7 Checkdown: AFC powers flex their muscles - Vinnie Iyer

USAT - Week 7 Bests, Worsts: Saints' historic comeback keeps dream season rolling - Sean Leahy

NYT - N.F.L. Week 7 in Quotations: What Losing Sounds Like - Andrew Das

ESPN - Last Call: Wrapping up Week 7 - John Clayton

CBS - Week 7 Judgements: Cardinals fly right away from their coop - Clark Judge

Y! - Fans, Quinn lose as Browns stick with Anderson - Charles Robinson

USAT - Powered by 'fluke accident,' Steelers rein in Favre, Vikings - Jarrett Bell

FOX - Steelers defense shows their Super side - Alex Marvez

CBS - Favre meltdown vs. Steelers a fluke or sign of things to come? - Pete Prisco

NFL - While hype surrounded QBs, it was defense that ruled in Pittsburgh - Vic Carucci

SN - Bengals, a joke no more, now amongst NFL's best - Dennis Dillon

NFL - Renewed emphasis in running game makes Bengals hard to stop - Bucky Brooks

SN - Romo magic turns critics into fans -- for a day - Clifton Brown

FH - Confident Cowboys Deliver Billion-Dollar Performance Against Atlanta - Thomas George

NFL - Unheralded Austin is the impetus behind Cowboys' resurgence - Steve Wyche

FH - Patriots Put on a Show in England - David Whitley

FH - Cardinals Flip Script on Giants - Dan Graziano

FOX - Sunday Scoopage: Light goes on for Peppers - Jay Glazer

PFW - NFL's oldest, youngest making early impact - Mike Wilkening