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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/23/11


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Broncos name Kyle Orton starter for opener vs. Raiders - The Denver Post
Head coach John Fox made official Monday what anyone who watched the Broncos training camp and the teams first two preseason games already knew: Kyle Orton is the teams starting quarterback.

Tim Tebow's third-string role with Broncos a polarizing issue - The Denver Post
Tim Tebow didnt play much Saturday night, but his FRS energy drink ad certainly did. Nothing against the ad, which played relentlessly on the local telecast of the Broncos preseason victory over Buffalo. As energy drink ads go, its a pretty good one.

Preseason Wk. 3 - Monday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox talks about the defense's performance against the Bills and names Kyle Orton the starter for the season opener against Oakland.

Digging Deep for Defensive Depth |
Three quarters of preseason work has been enough to provide a glimpse into what the Broncos’ overhauled first-team defense wants to bring: a speedy edge pass rush, swarm tackling and an aggression that forces mismatches and coaxes foes into attacking the Broncos’ strongest points.

Rahim Moore insists hit on Donald Jones was clean - Aurora Sentinel
Safety Rahim Moore's vicious hit on Buffalo wide receiver Donald Jones drew outrage and shoves from the Bills and kudos from his Denver Broncos teammates.

Willis McGahee provides needed power running to Broncos - The Denver Post
There is making yourself at home. Then there is Willis McGahee really making himself at home.

BTV Monday News Hit |
Rookie progression and the starting QB is officially named - Broncos TV brings you the news from Monday at Dove Valley in 90 seconds.

Orton Named Week 1 Starter |
Head Coach John Fox said Monday that Kyle Orton will start the team's season opener on Monday Night Football against the Raiders. news: Who's No. 2? Tebow, Quinn in fight to see who backs up Orton
Kyle Orton will start for the Broncos on Week 1 against the Raiders, Denver coach John Fox made that clear on Monday. But the backup job will be a competition that lasts throughout the rest of the preseason.

NFL Videos: Tebow's time in Denver in limbo?
he "NFL Total Access" crew debates whether the Broncos should hold onto QB Tim Tebow.

NFL Videos: Fox: Orton to start, but backup role up for grabs
Broncos head coach John Fox says he knows who will start Week 1 against the Raiders. Now, Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn will battle it out for the right to be Orton's backup.

First and Orange Blog

Broncos' Orlando Franklin's international off-day | First-and-Orange
The Broncos had their first officially day off since training camp ended on Sunday.

Broncos waive tight end Richard Quinn | First-and-Orange
The Broncos announced Monday that third-year tight end Richard Quinn has been waived with a knee injury.

The Denver Post

Look for the Fox-coached Broncos to have a power running game - The Denver Post
Todays questions come from Dave Brown: Can the Broncos rehire offensive line coach Alex Gibbs? And should they go back to using quick, athletic linemen to restore the power in their running game?

Denver Broncos' defense still struggling against the run - The Denver Post
Through two games that havent counted, the Broncos appear improved in almost every facet.

Broncos hope this is the last time they change direction - The Denver Post
The Broncos are looking forward to the days when they dont have to make seismic changes. But those days arent here yet. Denver remains in major rebuilding mode after finishing 4-12 last year.

Sports Authority CEO David Campisi resigns - The Denver Post
Barely a week after inking a deal to hang its name on the Broncos stadium, Englewood- based Sports Authority said its chief executive has resigned.