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Horse Tracks 1/8/10 - HOF finalists to be announced today; Broncos sign O-Linemen Fry, McChesney to futures contracts


NFL - Exclusive announcement of Hall finalists on NFL Network
"For the first time ever, the announcement of the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2010 will be televised on "Pro Football Hall of Fame: Road to Canton" on Friday, Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. ET with an encore at 9 p.m. ET only on NFL Network."

DB - Three Signed to Future Contracts - Gray Caldwell
"Center Dustin Fry, guard Matt McChesney (pictured) and punter A.J. Trapasso have been signed to future contracts. They will be officially added to Denver’s roster at the conclusion of the 2009 NFL season in February."

CSG - Charges against Broncos' Quinn dismissed - Frank Schwab

"Being a confident guy, I thought I could match up better (with receivers)," he said. "It was way more (difficult) than I thought. You have (veteran) guys telling you, but you still can’t understand the magnitude of it until you go through it, until you experience it. That’s what I did. I experienced it, and it was way tougher than I thought it was."

DPP - Analysis: McDaniels must take a look in the mirror - Jeff Legwold

DB - Interesting Conversation - Jim Saccomano

"At 333 pounds and 326 pounds, respectively, McChesney and Fry underscore Broncos coach Josh McDaniels' intentions of being bigger along the offensive line."


CSG - Former Broncos think Shanahan will succeed in Washington - Frank Schwab

NFP - Redskins’ gain is Broncos’ gain, too - Robert Boland
Interesting, but Boland didn't do his proper we all know, Mr. B is still paying Shanny $3.5 million each of the next two seasons.



DP - Expectations were too high for Cutler, former coach says - Lindsay Jones

AFC West News

NFP - Why Weis hire is good for Haley, Chiefs - Matt Bowen

KCS - No word from Chiefs on Weis’ official hiring - Adam Teicher

SDUT - Bolts’ FB duo shares it well - Chris Jenkins

SDUT - Offense has possession game down - Kevin Acee

OT - Oakland Raiders' curt response baffles Rich Gannon - Steve Corkran

NFL News

NFL - Colts choose Stover over ailing Vinatieri as kicker during playoffs

NFL - Super Bowl players who miss Pro Bowl will be paid

NFL - Peppers is waiting for Panthers to make first move


NYT - Saturday’s N.F.L. Wild-Card Matchups - Mike Tanier

NYT - Sunday’s N.F.L. Wild-Card Matchups - Mike Tanier

SI - Aaron Rodgers, Packers hit their stride as NFL playoffs start - Jim Trotter

NFL - Packers have momentum, while Cardinals will rely on experience - Steve Wyche

NFL - Home cooking should help Patriots overcome loss of Welker - Vic Carucci

SN - Extreme makeover: Jets' defense rollicks, rolls under Ryan - Bill Eichenberger

Y! - Edwards goes from problem child to playoffs - Jason Cole

FH - NFL Picks, Wild-Card Round: Home Sweet Road - Dave Goldberg

FOX - 5 Questions with John Lynch: Cowboys poised to fall?

CBS - Playoff preview: Rushing is past tense in pass-intense postseason - Pete Prisco

"It's been an AFC league for years, but now, at least for a season, the heavies have shifted back to the National Conference."

Whack-a-Coach (or not)

NFL - Second chance: Mangini will stay Browns' coach, Holmgren decides

CBS - Keeping Mangini first step in Holmgren's Browns turnaround - Clark Judge

PFW - Mangini's back, but questions remain for Browns - Mike Wilkening

NFL - Steelers fire coordinator Ligashesky after poor special-teams play

NFL - Fewell interviews with Giants for defensive coordinator opening

NFL - Giants’ Ross joins list of GM candidates in Seattle

NFL Opinion

ESPN - Many minute details in beating the clock - Greg Garber

ESPN - Best, worst at preserving timeouts - Greg Garber

NFP - Top NFL business stories of 2009 - Andrew Brandt

NFP - Why I am now a fan of Rex Ryan - Matt Bowen

FOX - Boom or Bust: Battered Pats will still beat Ravens - Adam Schein

FH - NFL Standings for the Decade: Colts, Patriots Are the Best, Lions Are Clearly the Worst - J.J. Cooper

PFW - Bills' rookies provide foundation to build upon - Michael Blunda