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Denver Broncos tailback Willis McGahee on brink of 1,000-yard season - The Denver Post
Broncos running back Willis McGahee needs only 10 yards rushing Saturday at Buffalo for the fourth 1,000-yard season of his career.

A Perfect Storm – Broncos versus Bills | Pro Player Insiders
What happens when the NFL’s best rushing offense meets the one of the NFL’s worst rushing defenses?

Just Like Last Year, Dawkins’s Impact Illustrated By His Absence
Last year, the impact of Brian Dawkins’s injuries on the defense was profound,

Denver Broncos are determined to bounce back Saturday against Bills at Buffalo - The Denver Post
Broncos safety Brian Dawkins doesn't anticipate a "hangover," and he's not talking about eggnog.

Denver Broncos Videos

Week 16 - Thursday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox addresses the media before the team's departure for Buffalo.

Broncos Depart for Buffalo "
With up to a foot of snow accumulating in the past 24 hours, the Denver Broncos practiced inside Thursday before departing to Buffalo.

Bills Focus: Tebow Leading Top Rushing Unit

Ex-RBs Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens sue NFL over concussions - ESPN
Jamal Lewis, Dorsey Levens and two other former NFL players say in a federal lawsuit that brain injuries have left them struggling with medical problems years after their playing days ended. VIDEO

Denver Broncos News

Ready for Battle in Buffalo
After learning some lessons from last week's loss, the Broncos look to get a new winning streak started against the Bills.

Broncos: McGahee revitalizes his career - Boulder Daily Camera
A change in scenery and eating habits has done wonders for Willis McGahee.

Broncos’ O-line only NFL unit intact all season | First-and-Orange
Denver’s offensive line is the unit in the NFL that has opened every game this season with the same starting five.

Broncos D-coordinator can empathize with Bills’ skid | First-and-Orange
Like golfers avoiding any mention of the word "shank," football coaches don’t find much enjoyment in talking about another team’s losing streak

Broncos brave blizzard here, not in Buffalo | First-and-Orange
For months, we’ve been lamenting the potential travel hazards of flying home from Buffalo on Christmas Day after the Broncos Dec. 24 road game against the Bills.

Broncos loss to Bills in 2008 set off chain reaction for Shanahan, McDaniels, Fox, Cutler and Tebow - The Denver Post
Back in 2008, the Broncos' playoff formula was simple: Win any one of their last three games. That's all it would take to hold off the fast-closing San Diego Chargers, who would be eliminated with a loss in any of those final three games.

Tim Tebow has led the Broncos from 1--4 to the division - 12.19.11 - SI Vault

Woody Paige: Elway and Tebow star in a dickens of an Xmas Eve tale - The Denver Post
The Christmas Bronco, by Charles Dickens:

NFL News

2012 NFL Draft early entrants - NFL -
t's that time of year, when players with pro dreams decide to leave college football behind early. Below is a full list of underclassmen who will enter the NFL Draft. The 2012 NFL Draft will take place on April 26-28.

Scouts Inc, old Cowboys, and well quaffed hair |
The Football Educator continues to breakdown the various aspects and dynamics that surround an NFL draft.

Flem File concocts some easy-to-follow NFL playoff formulas - ESPN
You want to know why the NFL rules supreme over all other sports? Reason No. 1 is that with two weeks to play in the regular season 22 teams, including the Eagles, still have a legit shot at the Super Bowl