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Denver Broncos News - Horse Tracks - 10/1/10


Pereira: Titans play through the whistle - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
I know that I am still a bit prejudiced, but I thought the officiating this week was the best it has been in the first three weeks. Really not that much was controversial.

Tough work nothing new for Broncos' Bannan - The Denver Post
As kids, some NFL players might have had a paper route. Others grew up mowing the lawn or taking out the trash.

Titans' blitz gives running backs new challenge - The Denver Post
The Broncos' running backs have taken some heat for the team's performance in short yardage and the run game overall.

Analysis: Broncos will see multiple looks from Titans' defense - The Denver Post
The Titans offer a slightly different look in the pass rush from what the Broncos dealt with last weekend against the Colts.

Q&A: Several reasons for poor Broncos' running game - The Denver Post
Q: I see this team as a work in progress and moving in the right direction. With the glass half full, I believe that this team will be dangerous when the running game gets going. My question is this: What do you see as the primary issues, and what will it take to get on the right track?

Broncos' offensive line nearing full health - The Denver Post
The Broncos could have their starting offensive line intact for the first time this season for Sunday's game at Tennessee.

Welcome the newest Bronco: Livia McDaniels | All Things Broncos
Now this is what I call some really good news. news: Giants don't seem in line with Coughlin's strict approach
It has been often stated that a team takes on the personality of its coach. But after watching recent tapes of the New York Giants, it's apparent that isn't the case with this team. news: Week 4 schedule highlighted by important division clashes
The bye season is upon us, and the schedule will lag some. Aside from three big-time division matchups, there are not many blockbusters on the docket. Perhaps we get a major upset or two, otherwise this could be a pretty ho-hum week in the long NFL season. Then again, any given Sunday ... news: Johnson ready as Niners' new offensive coordinator
Mike Johnson had been mapping out a strategy to fix the San Francisco 49ers' struggling offense long before coach Mike Singletary phoned late Sunday night and asked the quarterbacks coach for his plan. news: Portis insists he's still Redskins' 'feature back,' will start
Clinton Portis logged only one carry in the second half of last weekend's Washington Redskins game, and he has a history of lashing out when he believes he's receiving a raw deal. news: Jets foil Ravens' roster plans, sign free-agent DE Pryce
Trevor Pryce had flashbacks as soon as he reached the New York Jets' facility. news: Ravens' Rice says knee injury won't keep him out vs. Steelers
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said his bruised right knee shouldn't keep him from playing Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. news: Texans' Johnson doesn't practice, will be a game-time decision
Andre Johnson sat out Thursday's practice to rest his sprained right ankle, and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak said the Pro Bowl wide receiver's status will be a "game-time decision" Sunday in Oakland. news: Payton: RB Thomas' status a game-time decision for Saints
Pierre Thomas was nowhere to be seen during practice the past two days. He also wasn't in the locker room at New Orleans Saints headquarters when it was open to reporters. news: Niners hope to turn season around after hitting 'panic button'
One coordinator has already been fired and some coaches are already on the hot seat with Week 4 upon us. We only have three undefeated teams, but five teams are still searching for their first win. A legendary player returns to his old stadium in an effort to beat his former team. Special teams, team discipline, and having more offensive balance are still hot topics around the league.

Washington Redskins tackle Albert Haynesworth hesitated before cashing bonus check - ESPN
When Albert Haynesworth signed a $100 million free agent contract with the Washington Redskins in 2009, he had one goal.

Bill Parcells not retiring, plans on doing 'something' - ESPN New York
On a conference call with New York reporters to discuss his enshrinement in the New York Giants Ring of Honor on Sunday night, Parcells was asked about his future. And Parcells, who recently turned over control of the Miami Dolphins to general manager Jeff Ireland but remains with the team as a daily consultant, said he is open to doing something new.

St. Louis Rams' Steven Jackson unsure vs. Seahawks after missing practice - ESPN
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson missed his second straight day of practice Thursday with a groin injury and it was unclear whether he will play Sunday against Seattle.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Hines Ward says 18-game schedule will shorten careers - ESPN
Hines Ward rarely looks forward to late December and early January, when his shoulders sometimes ache so badly they hurt on every pass reception and his legs start rebelling after multiple games on unfriendly artificial turf surfaces.

Miami Dolphins' Brandon Marshall rips TV critics - ESPN
They never coached," he said Thursday. "They need to continue to do what they do best, and stop worrying about other things they don't know anything about.

Oops: Sex line listed on Chad Ochocinco's cereal box - ESPN
The phone number is supposed to connect callers to Feed the Children, which benefits from sales of "Ochocinco's." But because the box has the wrong toll-free prefix, they get a seductive-sounding woman who makes risque suggestions and then asks for a credit card number.

NFL Game Center: Denver Broncos at Tennessee Titans - 2010 Week 4
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Time to open up the playbook in San Fran | National Football Post
The 49ers made a big change this week when head coach Mike Singletary shook up his offensive coaching staff. Coordinator Jimmy Raye was let go, and quarterback’s coach Mike Johnson now takes over the play calling duties on Sundays. The talent? San Fran has it at the key skill positions on offense. But, it is Johnson's job to open up the playbook and find a way to get to put his guys in a position to make plays.

Who wrote these headlines? | National Football Post
Chad Ochocinco has a new breakfast cereal called "OchocincO's." Surprised? Not as surprised as you'll be when you dial the 800 number on the box for the charity Feed the Children and are greeted by a sultry voice reviewing a menu for a different kind of "eye opener" breakfast treat.

Trevor Pryce chose the Jets because of Rex Ryan | National Football Post
Veteran defensive end Trevor Pryce chose the New York Jets over the Baltimore Ravens for one big reason: swaggering Jets coach Rex Ryan.

Dolphins sign Brooks Foster to practice squad | National Football Post
Add a Comment The Miami Dolphins have signed free agent wide reciever Brooks Foster to the practice squad.

NFLPA rep says Bill Polian is in 'renegade status' | National Football Post
With players publicly hesitant about even the idea of an 18-game regular season, one veteran took exception to Bill Polian’s remarks earlier this week that the expanded slate was a done deal for the NFL.

Robert Mathis named AFC Defensive Player of the Month | National Football Post
Indianapolis Colts defensive end Robert Mathis was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month.

Peter King's NFL Week 4 game-by-game predictions - Peter King -
San Francisco 49ers (0-3) at Atlanta Falcons (2-1) Closer than you think, right? One reason: Alex Smith. I think he plays a heck of a game with the new freedoms of a new offensive coordinator, Mike Johnson.

Inexperienced Mike Singletary losing his sizzle in San Francisco - Ann Killion -
Mike Singletary is out of moves. Just three weeks into the NFL season, the 49ers coach has played his entire hand.

Brown discloses secret at troubled school - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Amid hours of noise, the moment Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown(notes) made a connection with the 600 or so fidgety teenagers sitting in front of him at Deerfield Beach Middle School was defined by an almost imperceptible bit of silence.

Source: Wichard facing suspension by NFLPA - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Embattled agent Gary Wichard could face suspension by the NFL Players Association for his involvement in the scandal surrounding the University of North Carolina football program, a union source told Yahoo! Sports on Thursday. The source said the NFLPA’s Committee on Agent Regulations and Discipline (CARD) is expected to meet in the near future to consider the cases against Wichard and other agents.

Tommie Harris wants to stay with Bears - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Tommie Harris(notes) said he wants to stay with the Chicago Bears even though they benched him for the game against the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.

Arizona Cardinals at San Diego Chargers (Sunday, 4:15 p.m. ET, FOX) : Photo Gallery
Arizona Cardinals at San Diego Chargers (Sunday, 4:15 p.m. ET, FOX) At least Derek Anderson threw Larry Fitzgerald a touchdown pass last week, but he really needs to get the ball into Fitz's hands more than twice if the birds plan on keeping pace with the Bolts in this one. The Chargers, meanwhile, continue to prove to be the type of team who can literally beat anyone or lose to anyone on a given week. A big home win seems far more likely than another loss this week.