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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/19/11


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NFL Videos: Will Tebow Time last?
Tim Tebow will start in Week 7 and might give the Broncos' offense a boost. But will he be the long-term answer at quarterback? Charles Davis explains if the change will work.

Nate Jackson: Broncos coach Fox "brave" for starting Tim Tebow - The Denver Post
Winning the starting quarterback position in the NFL used to be simple. Do you play well in games? Not anymore.

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas prefers bust out over being "that bust" - The Denver Post
For plenty of folks, the April day in 2010 when the Broncos used the 25th pick in the NFL draft to select Tim Tebow was a watershed moment, the first page of what will become Tebows story as a professional QB.

Winless Dolphins face Broncos, Tebow next - Boulder Daily Camera
Miami (0-5) against Denver (1-4) is certain to draw a lot of attention because it will be Tim Tebow's first start of the season for the Broncos. While Miami's attendance has been in decline, a sellout is possible due to Tebow's popularity and the Dolphins' long-planned tribute to him and the rest of the Florida Gators' 2008 national championship team.

WR Brandon Lloyd won't be easy for Broncos to replace - The Denver Post
Some will say that Brandon Lloyd, 30, was expendable because he didnt have a touchdown reception in the Broncos 1-4 start and because he will be a free agent next year.

Dolphins, Tebow celebrate homecoming | Fox Sports Florida
After not having a game at Sun Life Stadium since Sept. 18, the Dolphins will play there Sunday against Denver. But starting at quarterback for the Broncos will be none other than University of Florida legend Tim Tebow, and the game will feature the 2008 Tebow-led national champions being honored.

Denver Broncos News news: Broncos looking for a healthy Thomas to justify his draft status
Demaryius Thomas' goal as the Denver Broncos' new deep threat is twofold: get on the field and stay there. Thomas has had more injuries than touchdowns since becoming the first wide receiver selected in the 2010 NFL draft, ahead of Dallas' Dez Bryant.

How much would you pay for a pair of Tim Tebow's shoes? |
DENVER - Tim Tebow fans have a chance to help in the fight against breast cancer on the same day he takes the field for the first time as the Denver Broncos starting quarterback.

Paige: In the NFL, ownership feels like family - The Denver Post
The NFLs estimated total worth is higher than the gross national product of many countries around the world. Yet, many of the franchises still are just family affairs.

Denver Broncos eyeing ... Miami Dolphins - The Denver Post
Miami ranks 14th in the 32-team NFL in rushing, averaging 115.8 yards per game.

Expect more from Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil as he gets to full speed - The Denver Post
Elvis Dumervil has missed two games this season because of a shoulder injury he suffered in practice the Friday before the Week 1 game. When he has played, he hasnt been full strength.

At 0-5, there's no denying the Miami Dolphins are a mess - The Denver Post
Prime-time flops twice already this season, the Miami Dolphins will be in the national spotlight again Sunday.

Broncos stay put at NFL trade deadline, after Brandon Lloyd dealt - The Denver Post
The NFL trade deadline passed Tuesday without the Broncos making another deal.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Time for the Two Thomases |
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. –Tim Tebow won’t be the only newcomer to help determine the path of the Broncos’ offense in the coming weeks.

Denver Broncos had changed the way the NFL scouts football |
All we had to do was look at how business was being conducted at National Football Scouting (NFS) meetings, College All-Star games and the NFL combine; how notes were taken, how reports were filled out, how the presentation of the materials looked, who the clubs were talking to.  We knew our scouts were loaded with the best, most recent info on every prospect or attendee.

Week 7 NFL Lines And Odds: Broncos Vs. Dolphins - SB Nation Denver
The Denver Broncos opened as three-point road underdogs to the winless Miami Dolphins. Will Tim Tebow be able to prove the odds makers wrong?

McDaniels Scrapped Inherited Revolutionary Scouting Technology - BroncoTalk
Former General Manager of the Denver Broncos, Ted Sundquist, recently wrote an article about a high-tech scouting system which was developed by the Broncos and which he says would have been worth "hundreds of thousands of dollars."

NFL News

Players, Coaches See Gray Areas In NFL Crackdown | Fox News
Darrel Young of the Washington Redskins was all set to make a block during a punt return in a game last month against the Arizona Cardinals.

NFL VP says no stadium plan could endanger Vikings - CBS
A top NFL executive said Tuesday that league officials want the Vikings to remain in Minnesota but worry there won't be a financing plan in place to build a new stadium when the Metrodome's lease expires later this year.

St. Louis Rams go from rising to reeling in Josh McDaniels' first season as offensive coordinator - The Denver Post
When Josh McDaniels was fired as Denvers coach last December with an 11-17 record, the Broncos talked about restoring the "integrity" of a franchise with two NFL titles. They talked about rebuilding "the faith" of the fans.

Raiders Acquire Carson Palmer From Bengals at Trade Deadline -
Quarterback Carson Palmer, who had threatened to retire rather than play again for the Bengals, was dealt to the Raiders for draft picks.

NFL Power Rankings, Week 7: Packers Continue Rolling While 49ers Make A Leap -
SB Nation's NFL power rankings return for Week 7 and a familiar name sits at the top as the Packers continue to prove they're far and away the best team in the league.

Denver Broncos Fans

2012 NFL Draft, the value of Andrew Luck and the #1 pick - Mile High Report
We’ve heard all the talk about the ‘suck for Luck’ campaign.  We’ve even had the debate rear its head in Broncos Country.  I’m not writing this in order to debate one way or the other if the Broncos should ‘suck for Luck’.  I’m of the opinion that we should win as many games as possible. 

The primary target: the defense - Mile High Report
The kind of articles I enjoy reading the most here are those (a) with ideas to improve anything or (b) that make me think about something. That said, let me tell that I was reading this post by Nick about how the drafts are fundamental to build a winning team. I agree completely with him, and that made me think about how to do it. 

Tebow can speed his release really easily, but are coaches seeing it? - Mile High Report
Yes, I said that and I adamantly beleive it. It would be so easy to shave 1.0-1.5 seconds off Tebow's release time and yet I've been pulling my hair wondering when we're going to see it - meaning - when are the coaches going to see it, because it's so simple that if it is discovered and corrected we'll see it on film instantly, yet it's still not present. Follow me as I quickly explain.