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Denver Broncos News - Horse Tracks - 9/25/10

Let me apologize for the late Cup 'o Tracks,but my girls had a special morning planned for my birthday and, well, when the woman of the house want to do something special, I have to let them!  Anyway, thanks for all the birthday wishes! news: Broncos' Bailey to be gametime decision, expected to play
Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey hobbled around the room, barely allowing his sore right heel to touch the ground.

Broncos rookie Perrish Cox ready for Manning challenge - The Denver Post
His NFL resume is all of two games long, but Broncos rookie cornerback Perrish Cox has learned a few things.

Rookie Perrish Cox, Eric Decker fined by league | All Things Broncos
The Denver Post’s Jeff Legwold is reporting rookie Perrish Cox has been fined $7,500 for his throat-slashing gesture following his interception during the Broncos’ 31-14 win last Sunday against Seattle.

Broncos fly in 8 McKinley family members for service Friday | All Things Broncos
The Broncos held a private memorial at 3 p.m. Friday to celebrate the life of receiver Kenny McKinley, who died Monday afternoon.

Broncos' Little to get Hall of Fame ring at halftime - The Denver Post
Little will be honored at halftime of the Colts-Broncos game Sunday because he is No. 257. As in Pro Football Hall of Famer No. 257.

Memorial highlights McKinley's smile, laugh - The Denver Post
Speaking to every Broncos player and coach, Ken McKinley told of his son's uninhibited love of football.

Analysis: Don't expect Broncos to shuffle against Manning - The Denver Post
Rolling through the video from the Broncos' win over the Seahawks last Sunday, you see the Broncos use their base defense, their nickel package (five defensive backs), their dime package (six defensive backs) and a short-yardage package.

Q&A: Decker faces uphill fight for playing time - The Denver Post
Q: Where is Eric Decker, and why has he not had one catch yet? news: Falcons, Steelers appear poised to grab tough 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 3. 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: Giants C O'Hara doubtful after missing third practice in row
Eli Manning might have a new center this weekend. news: Saints CB Gay out, TE Shockey probable against Falcons
New Orleans cornerback Randall Gay will sit out Sunday's divisional battle against the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced Friday. news: Vick, Thomas should find fantasy success in Week 3
Start 'Em & Sit 'Em is the ultimate look at the best and worst matchups of the week and how those matchups will affect your fantasy team. Sleeper alert highlights a player who's under the radar but could produce strong numbers based on the opponent. Owners beware highlights a player who's a regular starter in most fantasy leagues but could fail to meet expectations. For your final lineup decisions, check our weekly lineup rankings. news: Redskins LT Williams limited in practice on Friday
Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams took part in a portion of practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.

Dolphins claim Patrick Brown, cut Jermey Parnell | National Football Post
The Miami Dolphins made it official, announcing the previously reported signing of offensive tackle Patrick Brown off waivers from the New York Jets.

Charles Rogers facing foreclosure | National Football Post
The rough economy in Michigan has reached Charles Rogers.

Joe Namath cites Jets' lack of discipline | National Football Post
Broadway Joe isn't too thrilled with how the New York Jets handled the Braylon Edwards situation, choosing to play him Sunday night after his driving while intoxiated arrest.

Dennis Dixon out for six weeks | National Football Post
Pittsburgh Steelers quarteback Dennis Dixon is going to be out longer than originally projected.

Jason Campbell silenced | National Football Post
The Oakland Raiders don't want any controversy after benching quarterback Jason Campbell and replacing him with Bruce Gradkowski.

Friday new$ and note$ | National Football Post
The two perennial NFL Cap spendthrifts – the Redskins and Cowboys -- are being – gasp – fiscally prudent in this uncapped year. They are structuring their biggest contracts in a way that indicates that whenever a new collective bargaining agreement does get negotiated, the NFL will continue in a capped system that rewards sound and prudent Cap management.

Braylon Edwards passed on New York Jets and NFLPA's car service - ESPN New York
Braylon Edwards didn't have to get behind the wheel. He could have made a simple phone call and avoided arrest for driving drunk.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers-Pittsburgh Steelers game blacked out locally - ESPN
A matchup of unbeaten teams hasn't boosted ticket sales enough to prevent Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Pittsburgh Steelers from being blacked out locally.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: Wade Phillips not in danger of losing his job - ESPN Dallas
Coach Wade Phillips' job is not in any jeopardy, Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said Friday.

Battle of Texas actually matters this time - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Eight years ago, after conducting some interviews on a warm August afternoon at Raiders training camp in Napa, Calif., I got a call from my new boss at Sports Illustrated.

Ryan scrambling to bring order in Jets carnival - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Rex Ryan was furious. For all the foolishness, the vows of winning the Super Bowl and the urge to forever snack, the New York Jets coach can bring the fury. And on Wednesday morning as he stood before his team, two of the players would later say he was as angry as they had ever seen.

Arizona RB Wells' 'bruised knee' report was false - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Arizona running back Beanie Wells(notes) had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee after he was injured in the team’s final preseason game, a fact the Cardinals had kept secret.