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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 9/14/11


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Should the Broncos start Kyle Orton or Tim Tebow? Will the Bears repeat as NFC North champs? Will Ben Tate or Arian Foster have more yards? Brian Billick and Charles Davis debate.

With Kyle Orton at QB, Broncos have only a ghost of a chance - The Denver Post
Perhaps Kyle Orton should change his name to Casper Tulowitzki. When the home crowd boos at every home game he can think its because hes "The Friendly Ghost."

Denver Broncos players peeved as Kyle Orton-Tim Tebow controversy persists - ESPN
It's the Kyle Orton vs. Tim Tebow debate all over again, and it's already bothering some of their teammates.

Broncos coach Fox sticking with Kyle Orton at QB - Houston Chronicle
Fox said in a conference call Tuesday that he's sticking with Kyle Orton as his starting quarterback despite an awful performance by the offense in the Broncos' 23-20 loss to Oakland on Monday night that ended with fans chanting Tebow! Orton had a terrific training camp and nearly perfect preseason but things looked a lot like last year in the opener: stalling in the red zone, no ground game to keep the defense from coming after the quarterback and a poor pocket of protection that resulted in five sacks and two turnovers.

Vic Offers A Solution To The Teborton Dilemma " CBS Denver
What if I told you I had a solution to the Teborton dilemma?

Denver Broncos News news: Fans call for Tebow, but Fox keeps mum on potential QB switch
The inevitable cries for Tim Tebow began just hours into the Broncos' 2011 campaign, but coach John Fox isn't about to pander to the masses -- yet. news: Bailey, Moreno, Lloyd could miss Sunday's game for Broncos
Some major players for the Denver Broncos suffered injuries in Monday night's loss to the Oakland Raiders that might keep them out of action for Denver's next game against the Bengals on Sunday.

Broncos sticking with Orton - Boulder Daily Camera
Orton misfired on almost half of his 46 passes, was picked off once and fumbled the ball away without getting hit when his tight end was open in the end zone for the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter.

Broncos Mailbag: Elway, Fox do not have control issues - The Denver Post
The Posts Broncos reporter responds to your questions in Mike Klis Broncos Mailbag. In this weeks installment, Mike tackles eight Qs, including one wondering what comes next after a disappointing loss to the Raiders to start the season.

John Fox-coached Denver Broncos have a long to-do list after losing their season opener - The Denver Post
Head coach John Fox sat in his office Tuesday morning going play by play and series by series through his debut game with the Broncos.

Broncos' problems surface in opener vs. Raiders - The Denver Post
The Broncos have a short work week to get ready for Sundays home game against Cincinnati. That means they have less time to fix some issues.

To keep up with NFL receivers, defensive backs try to get away with improper contact - The Denver Post
Two penalties that are difficult to call correctly every time are the illegal contact-pass interference infraction and the offensive holding infraction.

Wounded Broncos, John Fox stick with Kyle Orton - The Denver Post
The Broncos might have to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals without Champ Bailey, Brandon Lloyd and Knowshon Moreno.

Broncos' many problems could make for long season - The Denver Post
In the interest of equal time, here are some of the biggest reasons the Broncos lost their regular-season opener Monday that have nothing to do with who is the quarterback.

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Broncos vs. Bengals - Game Notes |
Broncos Media Relations provides news and notes about Denver's matchup vs. Cincinnati.

The Morning After: Week 1 |
Eric Decker ignites a comeback effort, Hunter rises to the challenge and injuries hit both sides of the ball.

Tim Tebow’s best shot in NFL may be as an H-back – Orlando Sentinel
Don’t leave a porch light on for Tim Tebow. He’s not coming home, nor anywhere close to the huddle of the Denver Broncos starting lineup.

Jason Elam welcomes Janikowski to 63-yard club | First-and-Orange
He already was sharing the record with Tom Dempsey, anyway. What’s one more for the ever humble Jason Elam? The Raiders’ Sebastian Janikowski booted a 63-yard field goal as time expired in the first half of the season opener Monday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, tying the NFL record set by Dempsey in 1970 and tied by Elam in 1998.

Broncos work out rookie saftey Mana Silva | First-and-Orange
Hours before the Broncos lost their opener Monday night, they worked out former University of Hawaii safety Mana Silva in the morning.

2011 NFL Power Rankings Week 2: ESPN Kinder To Denver Broncos - SB Nation Denver
While the Denver Broncos dropped to No. 32 in SB Nation's latest NFL power rankings (hey, Joel Thorman is a Chiefs fan, after all), ESPN only dropped the Broncos one spot to No. 28 in their Week 2 rankings.

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NFL roundup: NBC sees ratings hike with football's return | Detroit Free Press
The return of the NFL has punted NBC into first place in the Nielsen television ratings. Two gripping prime-time games during the first week of the season each cornered more than 25-million viewers.

Grossman just part of NFL's passing fancy - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
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