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NFL Videos: Playbook: Patriots vs. Broncos
The Pats defense has been a major concern this season. Will they be able to find a way to stop Tim Tebow? The "Playbook" crew debates.

New England Patriots vs. Denver Broncos storylines minus Tim Tebow - ESPN Boston
Perhaps you've been over-Tebowed this week? If so, you've come to the right place. Welcome to the non-Tebow zone.

When it comes to Tebow, Fox isn’t thinking about next year | ProFootballTalk
It took Broncos coach John Fox a while to warm up to the unique skills of Tim Tebow.

Tebow can count three old-time NFL quarterbacks as members of his fan club - NY Daily News
The three old-time quarterbacks to whom Tim Tebow is most often compared, Joe Kapp, Billy Kilmer and Bobby Douglass, are all big fans.

Broncos' Wesley Woodyard stands out on, off field - The Denver Post
Wesley Woodyard put out a call to his fans earlier this fall. He wanted a new nickname, and he wanted his fans to pick it.

Phil Simms: Tebow has changed NFL QB game - The Denver Post
Phil Simms thought he was qualified to know what it takes to play quarterback in the NFL. He was a real good quarterback himself, completing 22 of 25 passes in Super Bowl XXI to beat John Elway's Broncos.

Denver Broncos Videos

Week 15 - Friday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox outlines the week's final injury report and talks about facing a Bill Belichick coached Patriots team.

NFL Videos: Tools for Victory: Tebow's pass protection
Brian Billick believes in order for Broncos QB Tim Tebow to score big points on New England, he needs some protection help around him.

NFL Videos: Week 14: Never Say Never Winner
Tebow's magical overtime comeback earns the Broncos their sixth straight win vs. the Chicago Bears, and Tim Tebow the Never Say Never moment for Week 14.

NFL Videos: The future of Tebow Time
With his inspirational play over the past six weeks has Tebow Time cemented a future in Denver? "Around the League" debates if the Broncos' offense can expose New England's struggling defense, and Tim Tebow's future in 2012.

NFL Videos: 'Tis the season of winning
Jeff Darlington says there is nothing but joy in Denver as the holiday season rolls around. December also means it's time for their playoff push.

Denver Broncos News news: Upstart Broncos see Patriots as their best barometer yet
The Denver Broncos haven't been to the playoffs since 2006, so they're in no position and certainly no mood to judge the quality of the opponents they're dispatching with all this last-minute magic. news: Packers' Finley, Ravens' Flacco take issue with Tebow coverage
Is a Tim Tebow backlash brewing?

Tebow, Broncos face their stiffest test yet in Brady and the high-flying Patriots - The Washington Post
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos haven’t been to the playoffs since 2006, so they’re in no position and certainly no mood to judge the quality of the opponents they’re dispatching with all this last-minute magic.

They’re still Tebowing at Long Island school -
They’re still Tebowing at the Long Island high school where a salute to Jesus-loving NFL quarterback Tim Tebow got 17-year-old twin brothers suspended this week.

Tebow: A moment of respect - Editorials - The Boston Globe
After scoring a touchdown, some football players perform celebratory dances. Others may leap into the stands or ostentatiously spike the football. Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos quarterback, goes down on one knee and prays.

Tim Tebow’s easy confidence lifts Broncos -
Tim Tebow, the NFL’s reigning celebrity, was throwing fastball passes in the fading sunshine, and D’Andre Goodwin, a nobody from the practice squad, was catching every throw.

More Impact Rookies Than Newton, Miller -
One of the fears at the end of the 4 1/2-month lockout was how much all the missed practice and meeting time would affect rookies.

'Tebow' Sniffs Out Cocaine In Suitcase At Orlando Airport | Fox News
The craze for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow rose to new zoological heights after an Orlando, Fla., airport sniffer dog named after him caught a drug trafficker.

Three-and-out: Brady-Tebow showdown highlights Week 15
A brief lookahead to Week 15's New England-Denver game.

Josh McDaniels' influence in plain sight -- Adam Schefter's 10 Spot - ESPN
Long before Denver, the NFL, fans and television networks invested in Tim Tebow, former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels did.

Tebow driven by motivational quotes — and waiting for you, Mr. Elway - The Denver Post
John Elway, who sits stoically at the stadium in his luxury suite upstairs, ultimately must decide if Tim Tebow is the future face of the franchise at quarterback.

Broncos' Von Miller to face old college rival Nate Solder - The Denver Post
No rookie introductions will be necessary Sunday when Broncos linebacker Von Miller faces New England offensive tackle Nate Solder.

Fantasy Spotlight: Take Cam Newton over Tim Tebow - The Denver Post
Denver could try to pound the Patriots into submission with the ground game, and that limits the number of opportunities Tim Tebow will have through the air.

Broncos coach Fox says Patriots defense is "salty" - The Denver Post
For a guy who says he doesnt put much stock in statistics, Broncos head coach John Fox occasionally will have some numbers ready to use when he thinks its necessary.

Denver Broncos Blogs

The Kicking Equation |
A look at the different components that make up a field goal attempt - the snap, three hold and the kick.

Tim Tebow, Broncos Host Tom Brady And The Patriots In Week 15 -
Can Tim Tebow bring that magic with him when the Broncos take on the Patriots?

Tebow no different than Morrall, Dilfer? - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
Tim Tebow was third on the Denver Broncos' depth chart when the season began, but since taking over as the starter in Week 6, he has guided the team to seven wins in eight games and is now poised to lead them to their first playoff berth since 2005.

Can Broncos' wild ride last into January? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Just how long can this Denver Broncos circus act last? It is officially time to wonder what kind of damage the Broncos could administer if they actually get into the playoffs -- and how they match up against the best teams in the AFC.

The AggreGator: Your Daily Tebow - Florida Gators Blog - ESPN
I know, I know, you can't turn anywhere these days without seeing Tim Tebow's face or getting someone's opinion on the guy. What's more Tebow content to Gator fans, though? It's not like you're in danger of Tebow burnout. Actually, today's Daily Tebow is filled with intriguing and uplifting tales. You know you want to click ...

Tim Tebow, pitchman for piety - Christopher Gasper's Blog - Boston sports news -
There is a segment of the football-following public who would like to see Tim Tebow brought to his knees for a reason other than his faith.

Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots: Game Preview - Predominantly Orange
It will be a playoff-like atmosphere for the 8-5 Denver Broncos. They host a very worthy 10-3 New England Patriots team that is just as hot as they are. The Broncos are going for their 7th straight win while the Patriots will be going for 6th straight.

Tom Brady Looking To Pick On Broncos Depleted Secondary - Predominantly Orange
Tom Brady is as good as they get. Over the last decade, there have been two quarterbacks who have dominated the league. That’s Peyton Manning and Brady.

Packers' Jermichael Finley calls Tim Tebow coverage "disturbing" | First-and-Orange
From the Rockies to the East Coast and now to America’s heartland, everybody is chiming in on Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow.

Speaking of Nate Solder … Broncos fondly remember his Pro Day | First-and-Orange
With former CU Buff Nate Solder, the Patriots starting right tackle, returning to his home state this week to play the Broncos, let’s revisit his Pro Day in Boulder, shall we?

Pat’s tackle and ex-Buff Solder says altitude apparently not huge factor | First-and-Orange
New England’s Nate Solder, the rookie offensive tackle out of Colorado, is now on the other side of the altitude issue.

So, how’s Broncos rookie tackle Orlando Franklin doing? Just fine, coach says | First-and-Orange
Broncos rookie right offensive tackle Orlando Franklin has started every game and offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said he has been impressed with the progress made by the 6-foot-7, 330-pounder out of the University of Miami.

NFL News

Khan wants Jaguars to become international –
Team's new owner discusses long-term vision, which includes keeping team in Jacksonville and paying whatever it takes for right coach.

NFL denies James Harrison's appeal of one-game suspension -
James Harrison must serve a one-game suspension for his hit on Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy.

Hurd cut by Bears, posts $100K bond; NFL knows of no players tied to case - NFL -
The attorney for Sam Hurd said Friday that his client had never sold drugs to other NFL players, hoping to put any rumors to rest as the wide receiver without a team prepares to fight federal drug charges.

NFL - Young tight ends at forefront of an offensive revolution - ESPN
They all eyed the lanky kid with the close-cropped red hair closely, uncertain of what to make of his presence at the NFL combine.

McCoy photo prompts NFL to change procedures for selling game pictures | ProFootballTalk
Last year, the NFL was selling photos of some of the helmet-to-helmet hits.

Are You Happy to Pay an 'N.F.L. Tax'? -
Brian Stelter and Amy Chozick of The Times on what the latest N.F.L. TV deals mean for you.

Attorney - Hurd Didn't Sell Drugs to NFL Players -
Sam Hurd prepares to fight federal drug charges that could put him in jail for 40 years.

Vikings RB Peterson Probable for Sunday -
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is listed as probable to return to the lineup Sunday against the New Orleans Saints after missing the past three games with a high ankle sprain.

Denver Broncos Fans

No Matter the Finish This is a Season NFL Fans Will Remember - Mile High Report
I know I am not welcome here as a Raider Fan but I decided to make this post anyway. I am not here to ruffle any feathers nor am I here to concede the division to you guys. What I am here for is strictly to congratulate you on a really amazing turn around.

BIG PLAYS #13: Chicago @ Denver - Mile High Report
We're again referring to AdvancedNFLStats' game log to analyze the game and come up with the biggest plays of the game. Our definition of a big play is a play that changes the likelihood of the outcome of the game.

Tim Tebow: A Character Assassination - Mile High Report
This is the first article that I have ever written with respect to sports and I was inspired based upon the current Tebow madness overtaking your TV screen. In fact many die-hard Bronco fans are getting sick of the constant coverage too, even if they are thrilled with our new winning record.

The Funny of this Very-Long-Pre-Season - Mile High Report
This is not going to be a long post...or even a 'somewhat' important post. This is a 'Mike' post. A post that often has nothing to do with Football, sometimes has something to do with something.......but what was it?

The Faulty Analysis of Tim Tebow - Mile High Report
Perhaps I am restating the obvious here, but I like to do it. Its a rhetorical device that helps me express my opinions, solidify them and present them for criticism.