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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/22/11


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Something Has to Give |
After practicing against one another for four years, Champ Bailey and former Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall will square off as opponents with a win on the line.

The polarizing impact of Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow - Video -
Tim Tebow will be the starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos on Sunday. His journey to this point has been filled with victories and championships as well as intense scrutiny off of the playing field. Maggie Gray reports. news: Broncos' Bailey: Switching QBs 'different' than anything else
Yes, it's Tebow Time, but switching starting quarterbacks midseason presents challenges inside the Denver Broncos locker room.

Analysis: It's simple for Broncos: Just win - The Denver Post
Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey has seen a lot of things in his 13-year career, but even he may not have seen anything like the buzz around Sundays Broncos-Dolphins game in Miami.

Jake Plummer feels Kyle Orton's pain after Broncos benching - The Denver Post
A handful of years have passed, decisions were made and life went on for Jake Plummer. But a little more than five years ago, Plummer walked in the same footprints Kyle Orton is making these days.

Denver Broncos News

Week 7 - Friday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox addresses the media before the team's flight to Miami.

NFL Week 7 storylines: QB or not QB – Audibles |
Sunday’s game could not set up any better for Tebow, who will make his first start of the year for Denver. He’s back in the state of Florida (and figures to have tons of people behind him, despite playing at Miami), the Broncos are coming off a bye and facing the 0-5 Dolphins.

Tebow may face depleted Dolphins secondary: Jones doubtful, 2 DBs questionable - The Washington Post
DAVIE, Fla. — Tim Tebow may face an injury-depleted Miami Dolphins secondary Sunday.

Woody Paige: Time for Broncos to see what Tebow can do - The Denver Post
Separately, on different teams over an 11-year-span, John Elway and Tim Tebow won three significant championships and three most-valuable-player trophies at Sun Life Stadium in Miami.

Fantasy Spotlight: Broncos' Tebow-to-Thomas connection will score points - The Denver Post
Demaryius Thomas could emerge as the Broncos big-play weapon at the WR position if he can stay healthy. He has a rare blend of size and speed which gives him an advantage on deep routes and in the red zone.

Broncos' Allen confident defensive tackle replacements can do the job - The Denver Post
Defensive tackle was an enormous void on the Broncos roster entering the 2011 draft. And the draft fell in a way that the Broncos didnt fill it.

Q&A: Don't expect many changes Sunday in Broncos' offense despite Tebow's presence - The Denver Post
Todays question comes from Alice J.: Will the Broncos make the offense different for (Tim) Tebow so he can do the things he does well?

Denver Broncos Blogs

Notes: Damaging Numbers; McGahee Returns; Orton Still Captain |
Since Week 16 of the 2009 season, no team has won fewer home games than the Miami Dolphins, who have gone 1-11 at Sun Life Stadium.

Match Up to Watch Sunday: Bailey vs. Marshall - BroncoTalk
During the first four seasons of his career, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall earned two Pro Bowl invitations while playing for the Denver Broncos.

Broncos Run Defense Primed For Phins' Thomas, Bush - Predominantly Orange
The Broncos main concern come Sunday will be stopping the Dolphins’ 14th ranked rushing offense.

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano asks his players to pick up pace | Fan IQ
The Miami Dolphins will return to the Sun Life Stadium this Sunday to host the Denver Broncos. After plummeting to 0-5 this season, head coach Tony Sparano knows that the match with the Broncos (1-4) is a golden opportunity to break their losing streak.

NFL News

Sluggish ticket sales may hurt league’s plans to move franchise to England - The League - The Washington Post
Roger Goodell is calling for a second game to be added to the NFL’s International Series in London each year, citing the huge success the series has been so far to date. And it’s very true. American football is wildly popular in the United Kingdom, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan club there — ‘Bucs UK’ run by Paul Stewart — one of the biggest international NFL fan clubs with over 300 members.

Fans are correct: Dolphins better off losing - AFC East Blog - ESPN
How bad are things for the winless Miami Dolphins? The two most talked about players in South Florida this week were Andrew Luck and Tim Tebow. The

Ex-Husky Kreutz walks away from Saints, NFL career | Seattle Times Newspaper
Center Olin Kreutz has told the New Orleans Saints that his playing days are over, informing the team that he has lost his passion for football.

For many NFL fans, only losses will bring Luck - San Jose Mercury News
The last couple of weeks have been brutal for Nick Wright and his followers. The lifelong Kansas City Chiefs fan and current radio host has watched, much to his dismay, as his beloved NFL team did the last thing he wanted them to do.

'Suck for Luck' could be best hope for NFL's worst -
Fans of the "Suck for Luck" movement want their NFL teams to lose so they can get a shot at a top draft pick: Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck.

Denver Broncos Fans

The Tebow, The Champ ... and funny Brandon - Mile High Report
I'm really looking forward to this Sunday. Especially watching two of my favorite players, Champ Bailey and Brandon Marshall. Before I get into that, however, I should touch on the subject everyone else will be concentrating on....Tim Tebow.

The most important question for a Bronco fan - Mile High Report
Ok Bronco fans, I don't know about you guys but I am sick of all the talk, I want to play some ball.  What I'm going to ask is really the most important question asked in the last two seasons combined.  It is a franchise-defining question.  I'm not brilliant for asking it because I am just the messenger.