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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/29/11


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Bracing for Suh and Detroit's Front Four |
The Broncos will face a Lions defensive front that has been tormenting quarterbacks in 2011.

Lions Hope To Roar Once More Over Tebow's Broncos | Fox News
Okay, us some resilience. Just a few weeks ago, the perennially sad-sack Lions were at the top of the NFL world -- undefeated after five games and being tossed about by national radio hosts as a legitimate contender for NFC power.

Tebow's QB education with Broncos an ongoing process - The Denver Post
Tim Tebow beat the clock Sunday in the Broncos' improbable, historic overtime win at Miami. But no player, even one with the fervent following Tebow has, can beat time.

Q&A: Secondary will be Broncos' first focus in 2012 draft - The Denver Post
James, you'll hear Kirkpatrick's name a lot before the draft. He's likely the top cornerback on the board for most teams, given his size, athleticism, competitiveness and the fact he has played in Nick Saban's defense. news: Meyer sees QBs thrown into fire amid rocketing expectations
Blame the QB. It's how we're wired. What a strange sensation it must be for Alex Smith, who spent six seasons as the whipping boy for a frustrated 49ers fan base, to rest at the center of the team's surprising, but legitimate 5-1 start.

Denver Broncos: 5 Moments Fans Would Like to Forget - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
As a football and Denver Broncos fan, there are the amazing plays and winning moments that we will always remember. However, no matter how hard we try and forget, there are just as many moments that loom in the background and the Denver Broncos have definitely had their share.

Denver Broncos News

Week 8 - Friday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox provides the week's final injury update as the team gets ready for Detroit.

NFL Videos: Tebowing
Said a little prayer lately? Michelle Beisner tries her hand at the new phenomenon sweeping the nation.

NFL Week 8: Detroit Lions Looking to Stop Skid Versus Denver Broncos - Yahoo! Sports
The Detroit Lions reeled off five consecutive victories to start the 2011-12 season, but they've since returned to earth after losing to the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons in Weeks 6 and 7, respectively.

Harris eager for more playing time - Boulder Daily Camera
Chris Harris never believed he wasn't supposed to be playing a pivotal role in the Denver Broncos secondary. It didn't matter that it was training camp, Harris was an undrafted free rookie agent out of the University of Kansas and had no offseason to impress a new coaching staff.

No Charges So Far In Broncos' McBean Stalking Case - KMGH Denver
The Denver district attorney has declined to file any charges so far against Denver Broncos defensive lineman Ryan McBean, but a spokeswoman said an investigation is continuing.

Tebow inspires phenomenon called 'Tebowing' | SF Gate
Tim Tebow inspired a phenomenon when he dropped to a knee and began praying as his teammates wildly celebrated around him after an improbable overtime victory in Miami last weekend.

Broncos' Dumervil practices, but playing status uncertain - The Denver Post
Four days after hobbling around the locker room in a protective boot, Elvis Dumervil was back on the practice field for the Broncos on Friday.

Fantasy Spotlight: Ranking the next year's quarterback draft - The Denver Post
Cecil Lammey is a senior writer for" and an "NFL Insider" for Denver sports radio station 102.

Broncos' Tim Tebow completely cool with "Tebowing" - The Denver Post
Tim Tebow is a fan of Tebowing. The Broncos quarterback learned of the Internet phenomenon — individuals taking pictures of themselves while kneeing in a prayer pose — from teammate Von Miller.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Q&A with John Lynch |
Former Broncos safety and current FOX analyst John Lynch sat down with in advance of the team's matchup with the Detroit Lions on Sunday, when Lynch will be in the broadcast booth.

Tebow on #Tebowing |
After a day spent going viral with people dropping to one knee in living rooms, offices and anywhere else the mood strikes them, "Tebow" has become not just a noun, but a verb.

Notes: Dumervil, Dawkins Back at Practice |
Defensive end Elvis Dumervil and strong safety Brian Dawkins returned to practice Friday as the Broncos concluded preparations for Sunday’s game against Detroit.

Tim Tebow Tebowing To Greatness: Has He Reached Chuck Norris Status? | The Hometown Fan
Tebowing Tebow Tebows better than anyone. You’ve  all read or heard about the awesome jokes and "facts" based on the supreme awesomeness of Chuck Norris, right?

McGahee fined $7,500 for grabbing facemask | First-and-Orange
Call it the Holy Heck of facemask penalties. First Broncos running back Willis McGahee had an 11-yard run called back in the third quarter last Sunday at Miami when he grabbed the facemask of Dolphin tackler, Sean Smith. McGahee drew a a 15-yard penalty on the play.

NFL News

The Associated Press: There is losing and there is LOSING
There are losers, and then there are the hopeless, hapless, possibly even historic losers. Through nearly half of the NFL season, three teams are threatening to run the table — in the wrong direction.

Politicians: NFL players stalling on HGH test - NY Daily News
The NFL Players Association is using stall tactics to avoid human growth hormone testing, two influential lawmakers said in a letter sent yesterday to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union executive director DeMaurice Smith.

NFL: League looking into Dielman injury  |
The NFL is looking into the events surrounding a concussion suffered by San Diego Chargers offensive lineman Kris Dielman.

Vikings' McNabb answers those criticizing his intangibles | USA Today
Though he's no longer an NFL starting quarterback, Minnesota's Donovan McNabb makes no bones about the fact that he should be while disputing allegations that he's lazy.

NFL: Buffalo Bills, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick agree on six-year deal - San Jose Mercury News
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed to terms of a six-year, $59 million contract on Friday in a deal that secures him as the Buffalo Bills' long-term starter, the Associated Press has learned.

Mr. Soft keeps 49ers hard around the edges | SF Gate
They're the talk of the NFL, the charming tale of a once-proud franchise in full resurrection. The 49ers are 5-1 with a gaudy three-game lead in the NFC West.

NFL, Sponsors Highlight 100 Days To Super Bowl XLVI | The Big Lead
When it comes to counting down to major events, 100 days to go is a number that presenters, marketing partners and participants like very much.

NFL wisdom: Don’t give Belichick 2 weeks to prepare - The Washington Post
It has almost become part of NFL lore: You can’t beat the Patriots when Bill Belichick has two weeks to prepare for a team.

Denver Broncos Fans

IN the last ‘THEN WE’LL WIN / THEN WE’ll LOSE’ I said we were a lock.  And while we won, even after 60 minutes of football the game wasn’t locked.  It was open, wide open.  Like a barn door in summer.  Like my mouth watching Prater’s final kick.  It looked left.  Hard left. 

Interesting Coincidence? Florida vs Georgia (Tebow vs Stafford) and Denver vs Lion - Mile High Report
This is one of those strange weekends when the college game meets the pro game. This weekend we see the Gators playing the Bulldogs on Saturday and the Broncos playing the Lions. While the college game is different from the pro game, this weekend, there are a few crossovers. The Broncos and the Lions have a lot in common with the college game.