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Denver Broncos News - Horse Tracks - 10/02/10


Broncos formulate strong ground game plan - The Denver Post
If attitude indeed affects your altitude, then Titans coach Jeff Fisher has his feet on the ground as he keeps reaching for the wins.

Fantasy Spotlight: Chiefs aren't for real, but TE Moeaki is - The Denver Post
Are the Chiefs for real, and can I expect consistent production from rookie TE Tony Moeaki? — Clint

Offensive line in place as Harris returns Sunday - The Denver Post
Harris has not played in a regular-season game since Dec. 6, 2009, when he aggravated a toe injury suffered in early November. Harris had surgery and spent the rest of the season on the injured reserve list. He was healthy through training camp but suffered a sprained ankle in the preseason finale at Minnesota on Sept. 2.

Broncos face patient Johnson, Titans - The Denver Post
Should the Broncos have success stopping Titans running back Chris Johnson on Sunday, they have to handle that success the right way.

Q&A: Broncos' Maroney to get most of carries vs. Titans - The Denver Post
Q: Who do you expect to get the majority of the carries Sunday? Will Knowshon Moreno be healthy? If not, do you think the Broncos will turn more toward (Correll) Buckhalter given (Laurence) Maroney's short-yardage struggles last week against Indianapolis?

Broncos' McDaniels now a father of three - The Denver Post
Josh McDaniels wasn't a guy who got much sleep to begin with news: Hamstring to sideline Broncos' Moreno for second week
Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels said Friday that he expects running back Knowshon Moreno to miss his second consecutive game with an injured hamstring. news: CB McCourty out vs. Broncos after forearm surgery
Tennessee Titans starting right cornerback Jason McCourty will not play in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. news: Hard work, perfect system responsible for Vick's success
When I was in Valley Ranch last week visiting the Cowboys, I was able to get in a brief chat with linebacker Keith Brooking, a guy I've covered for years and have tremendous respect for. He's honest and genuine and someone I know who will shoot it to me straight. news: Four Giants among players fined by league on Friday
Ahmad Bradshaw's chop block in the end zone cost the Giants a safety in their 29-10 loss to the Titans last Sunday. Now that penalty also has cost Bradshaw a $2,500 fine. news: Seahawks LB Hill to require surgery on injured Achilles
The Seattle Seahawks placed linebacker Leroy Hill on injured reserve Friday, ending his season. news: Rams' Jackson, Atogwe questionable vs. Seahawks
The availability of St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson and safety Oshiomogho Atogwe against Seattle will be a game-day decision. news: Colts' Brown, Addai, Garcon and Collie all questionable
The Colts are dealing with injuries to many of their playmakers as they prepare for their Week 4 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. news: Johnson doesn't practice Friday, remains questionable
Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson missed his second consecutive practice on Friday with an ankle injury and is officially listed as questionable against the Raiders this week. news: Pro Bowler Rice questionable with bruised knee, plans to play
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is questionable for Sunday's AFC North showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers with a bruised right knee, the team announced Friday. news: A lesson for Singletary: Motivation begins with education
Mike Singletary is a Hall of Fame linebacker, who played the game with incredible passion and toughness. But does his background as a player make him a quality head coach? Not unless he has put the time in to learn the game as it is played today.

Report: Cards bench 1st round pick for being overweight | National Football Post
The Arizona Cardinals have sent a pretty clear message to rookie first-round draft pick Dan Williams in the fourth week of his NFL career.

Channing Crowder didn't practice today due to groin injury | National Football Post
Miami Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder didn't practice today to visit a doctor to address his groin injury.

One-fingered salute costs Louis Delmas five large | National Football Post
Louis Delmas might think twice about saluting the crowd next time.

Bulging neck disc knocks out Mathias Kiwanuka | National Football Post
Injuries piled up for the New York Giants last season and were a primary culprit in the team’s struggles.

Cleveland Browns QB Jake Delhomme's status unknown vs. Cincinnati Bengals - ESPN
Jake Delhomme's ankle still looks a little shaky. His playing status for Sunday's game is uncertain, too.

Fred Taylor misses third straight practice for New England Patriots with a toe injury - ESPN Boston
New England Patriots running back Fred Taylor missed his third straight practice Friday with a toe injury as the team prepares for Monday night's game against the Miami Dolphins.

Calvin Pace, Darrelle Revis participate at New York Jets practice - ESPN New York
New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace practiced for the first time since breaking his right foot in August and will be questionable for Sunday's game against Buffalo, while cornerback Darrelle Revis did individual work during practice after missing the previous five days with a strained left hamstring.

Mark Sanchez's most impressive trait; 10 things to watch for - Peter King -
Before I get to my column on what Mark Sanchez has been doing consistently better than Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Drew Brees (what a tease!), a few words about what a powerful thing the National Football League is. Is this league a steamrolling ATM or what? The ratings, the interest, the hype, the stories ... Never ceases to amaze me. Latest case in point: NFL Network sending Jim Mora (the son) to interview Michael Vick. Brilliant idea. Vick dogged it under Mora, and if Mora did his media job the right way, he just might get him to say something really good. Well, Mora did his job, and Vick played his part. The chunk of the interview, airing Sunday on the network's pregame show, that seems most compelling:

Banged-up Bills will be without CB Terrence McGee, too - NFL -
Buffalo Bills starting cornerback Terrence McGee won't play against the New York Jets because of a knee injury.

Donovan McNabb vs. Michael Vick, Andy Reid in Philly one of our favorite reunion games - Don Banks -
It's Donovan McNabb-goes-back-to-Philly week, and we do love our reunion games in the NFL, don't we? With as much player and coach movement as the league features these days, every season provides a handful of reunion games of varying degrees of significance and intrigue. But some of them, like this week's, really deserve the screaming headline treatment.

Steelers' Essex, Hoke to miss Ravens game - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Steelers right guard Trai Essex(notes) will miss a second successive game due to an ankle injury and will be replaced again by Doug Legursky(notes), a former undrafted free agent.

Vick intensifies suspense of McNabb's return - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Earlier this week, I received a press release from the United Football League entitled "Let’s Get Ready To Rumble At Rosenblatt." It heralded Saturday night’s showdown in Omaha, Neb., between Daunte Culpepper(notes) and Jeff Garcia(notes), a pair of former Pro Bowl passers I’ve enjoyed covering over the years.

Chargers digging too deep of a hole this time 100110 - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
Is this the year the slow start dooms the San Diego Chargers?