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DPP - Guard Kuper still battling ankle sprain - Mike Klis
Chris Kuper's injury could put a quick end to the O-Line's 16-game streak of starting together. Meanwhile, BDawk has pushed BMarsh out of his weekly presser.
DPP - Progress comes along slowly for Ayers - Jeff Legwold
This is what happens when your agent doesn't get you into camp on time...
DB - Ready and Able - Zach Eisendrath
On Vonnie Holliday, the newest Bronco.
DP - Parker: A sad goodbye to a kind friend
Eddie Mac will join Dave Logan on KOA at 8am MDT before Sunday's opener. Plus he'll be with Vic and Gary on KEPN Tuesday mornings at 8:30am MDT.
DC - Where Are They Now? Dan Reeves - Chris Cox
A profile on Coach Reeves (who belongs in the Ring of Fame) by his alma mater's paper.
MST - Stu's Hunt Down: Rick Upchurch - Michael Rand
A brief look at the Broncos legend.
CE - Early start helped McDaniels rise - John Erardi
McD makes his coaching debut in his home state. By the way, was it mentioned in any of the Denver articles that his dad is now only an assistant high school coach? What's with that?
CE - Denver receivers pose test for Bengals - Joe Reedy
The Cincy DC says he knows Denver won't try to play smashmouth football on Sunday. Meanwhile, WR Chris Henry did not practice yesterday.
NFL - Tennessee Titans 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers 13
Jeff Reed kicked the game-winner in OT; Troy Polamalu has a sprained MCL. Doesn't look like the Titans will miss Albert Haynesworth too much...
Y! - Clutch moments becoming old hat for Big Ben - Mike Silver
There's a reason he wears number 7...
AFC West News
SDUT - (Almost) Supermen - Nick Canepa
The Dolts celebrate a "rich" history with zero Super Bowl titles. Oh, but they get plenty of HOFers.
NFL - Jets GM takes responsibility for team not listing Favre on '08 injury reports
The Jets could be facing a fine from the league...
NFL - Rams cut veteran LB Draft, making second-year pro Vobora a starter
Wow. Three days before the season starts and you'd rather get no money instead of less money? Have fun on the couch this fall...
NYT - Happy Feet: How Wes Welker Makes the Patriots Go - Chris Brown
Hello, Eddie Royal...
FOX - NFL Truths are here to set you free - Jason Whitlock
Whitlock thinks giving BMarsh a contract extension would cost McD a lot of respect in the locker room.
FOX - 10 games that will decide the 2009 NFL season - Joe Concha
Hmm. If the Broncos will go 4-12 this year, then how could any of their games be huge in 2009? Oh, you just wanted to take some cheap shots at the Broncos and McD? I get it.
SI - NFL Power Rankings topped by Patriots, Steelers, Packers - Don Banks
Banks has dropped Denver from a pre-camp #23 down to #26
NFL - Even though it's only Week 1, there's no shortage of intense matchups - Gil Brandt
Brandt thinks the battle between Elvis Dumervil and Bangles OT Andrew Whitworth will be one to watch out for.
SI - The Peter King Challenge
PK thinks the Bangles win by 10 and that the Broncos are "semi-reeling"
CBS - Prisco Picks: Week 1
Prisco says the Broncos will get trounced
ESPN - The NFL enters The Tyson Zone - Bill Simmons
Simmons thinks the Broncos win this week and 9 more times. Obviously, this is an "I love all things Pats and Josh McDaniels was a Pat so I think he's gonna succeed" thing, because Simmons clearly didn't get over all those whippings Shanny dished out to Belichick until now...
NYT - Michael Crabtree’s Curious Route - Toni Monkovic
This kid certainly has nerve...
NFP - Diner morning news: Mangini’s big secret - Mike Lombardi
Lombardi is puzzled by Eric Mangini's need for secrecy and says he's doing his team no favors in keeping his QB decision quiet.
NFP - Wednesday whys: Critical time for cap planning - Andrew Brandt
Interesting lesson on cap-onomics...