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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks 11/27/10

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NFL investigating possible Broncos filming violation - The Denver Post
In an echo of the New England Patriots' "Spygate" scandal, the NFL is investigating whether a Broncos employee videotaped a San Francisco 49ers walk-through at London's Wembley Stadium four weeks ago.

Spagnuolo's ties to McD run deep - The Denver Post
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen interviewed seven people to replace Mike Shanahan as his football coach two years ago. This weekend, five of those candidates are either head coaches or acting head coaches on somebody's sideline, including Bowlen's choice — Josh McDaniels.

McDaniels no longer working RB committee - The Denver Post
Forget about the committee.

Broncos Q & A: Broncos QB Orton - The Denver Post
Q: I live in San Diego and was at the game Monday night. A lot of Chargers fans I spoke with thought that Orton has become almost as good as Rivers, yet many people in Denver seem to think it's "Tebow Time." I don't. Orton is one of the top QBs in my eyes and deserves some respect. I was wondering what you think.

Broncos veteran Dawkins faces challenges head-on - The Denver Post
There's a reason Broncos safety Brian Dawkins has battled through 15 seasons worth of NFL collisions.

Bailey: Broncos' mission is to stop Rams' Jackson - The Denver Post
There's one opposing player who has Champ Bailey's attention this week, and for once, it isn't the opposing quarterback. news: Chargers' Gates, Colts' Wayne questionable for Sunday night tilt
San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates is questionable for Sunday night's game with the Indianapolis Colts after practicing for the second time in six weeks. He has missed the last two games while nursing a toe/foot injury. Gates was limited in practice on Thursday but spent Wednesday and Friday's sessions in the training room. news: Frazier good for Vikings job, but is job good for him?
Leslie Frazier has prepared for nearly a quarter-century for this shot, interviewed unsuccessfully (but impressively) seven times, and this is how his big chance comes? news: Big NFC matchup in the Dome highlights Week 12 storylines
Three games on Thursday set the stage for the conference races to get into the playoffs. The Patriots and Saints won, which leaves little wiggle room for the teams fighting to get into the wild-card race. Things are starting to get magnified, and one untimely turnover can do major damage to playoff hopes. news: Chargers, Steelers primed for pivotal Week 12 road wins
It takes a lot to win on the road in the NFL, but there are four teams that possess the ingredients necessary to pull off the difficult feat in Week 12. These four are in a unique position to get a difficult road win based on trends, past history and surrounding circumstances entering this weekend's action. news: Week 12 features a bevy of exciting battles
Packers at Falcons: Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan news: Eagles primed to assert themselves in NFC; Bears not yet's Bucky Brooks provides a breakdown of Sunday's game between the Eagles and Bears. news: Jets prepare for NFL's 'marquee game of year' vs. Pats
The showdown is set, and Rex and the Jets are ready. news: Dolphins' Marshall doubtful vs. Raiders with hamstring injury
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall didn't practice again Friday due to a hamstring injury. It's unlikely he'll travel with the team to Oakland for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Packers-Falcons is NFL Game of the Week - Kerry J. Byrne -
Aaron Rodgers and the statistically prolific Packers (7-3) roll into Atlanta to face Matt Ryan and the Falcons, who boast the best record in the NFC (8-2). The winner enters December with an inside track on the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs.

Future uncertain for Jeff Fisher's assistants iin Tennessee - ESPN
While Jeff Fisher's contract with the Tennessee Titans runs through 2011, only one of his assistant coaches is under contract beyond this year, a team source said.

New York Giants' Shawn Andrews still in hospital for back injury - ESPN New York
he pain in Shawn Andrews' injured back flared up late Wednesday night. It hadn't subsided by the time he showed up at the New York Giants' practice facility on Thursday morning, so the team sent him to the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan for treatment.

Minnesota Vikings' offense could change under new interim coach - ESPN
Darrell Bevell won't reveal the changes he'll make in the post-Brad Childress era. This much is certain: the Minnesota Vikings' offense is finally Bevell's baby.

In Young vs. Fisher, staff should be a factor - AFC South Blog - ESPN
The Vince Young-Jeff Fisher showdown and its spillover has many observers thinking Bud Adams will ultimately have to choose one or the other.

Jacksonville Jaguars tackle Eugene Monroe fails initial concussion test - ESPN
Left tackle Eugene Monroe has failed a concussion test and is not practicing with the Jacksonville Jaguars.