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BroncosTV Wednesday News Hit |
Part of the injured group that missed week 3 practices Wednesday, players hope to play in Green Bay.

Broncos getting healthy - Boulder Daily Camera
ENGLEWOOD -- The Denver Broncos had their top three defensive players on the field together Wednesday for the first time since training camp.

Broncos fans fuel QB issue - The Denver Post
The exterior of the Broncos Dove Valley headquarters is made of thick, concrete walls with a stucco composite finish. Better to withstand the potential bye-week threat of pitchforks, lanterns and torches from fans demanding the team play Tim Tebow. news: Breakout stars: Once unknowns, these 10 guys are on the rise
Eric Decker, Broncos, WR: He's leading the Broncos in receptions with 15 and is also a factor as a punt returner (has a 90-yard touchdown this season). At 6-3, 218 pounds, he runs great routes, catches the ball over the middle and will block for the run game. Decker lacks great speed, which is what made him a third-round pick instead of being a middle to late second-rounder.

Woody's Mailbag: Broncos fans growing bored, apathetic - The Denver Post
Mediocrity is as unacceptable in Denver as it is in Boston. And I think that in tough economic times, if you're going to spend your money or your time on a team, you want something extra special. The Broncos aren't extra special or special or exciting or much fun, really. That's why people want Tim Tebow.

Former Broncos Dan Reeves, Rod Smith among Hall of Fame candidates - The Denver Post
Three former Broncos players and former head coach Dan Reeves are on the preliminary list of candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fames Class of 2012.

Denver Broncos News

Week 4 - Wednesday: Fox |
Head Coach John Fox reflects on past trips to Lambeau Field, preparing for the Packers and getting some injured players back at practice.

Week 4 - Wednesday: Orton |
Quarterback Kyle Orton talks about returning to Lambeau Field, Charles Woodson's versatility and preparing for the Packers.

News briefs: Broncos' Dumervil, Williams, Bailey back at practice - NFL - Football
Wednesday's NFL news briefs: The Denver Broncos had their top three defensive players on the field together for the first time since training camp.

NFL Game Center: Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers - 2011 Week 4
The Green Bay Packers have been in close games each of the first three weeks, but have emerged undefeated. The Denver Broncos have also been in three tight contests, yet they've already lost twice.

Denver Broncos team report: Brandon Lloyd wants to be more involved - Sporting News
WR Brandon Lloyd wants to be more involved in the Denver passing game. He's told QB Kyle Orton as much, and this week, the receiver relayed that he was "going to stand up for myself" on the subject when it comes to the team's offensive staff.

Broncos should follow Packers' planby building team through the draft - The Denver Post
When a team has won as many games as the Packers have in recent years, with as many of their own draft picks on the depth chart as they have, its clear the team considers what it does in April the backbone of the franchise.

Broncos have bigger problems than the play of quarterback Kyle Orton - The Denver Post
Todays questions about the Broncos come from Scott Sargent. Q: Now that we have determined that the Kyle Orton of 2011 is the same Orton as 2009, and 2010, can the Broncos please move on?

Dumervil likely to play Sunday against Packers - The Denver Post
Plenty of Broncos coach John Foxs day is determined by the fold in one sheet of paper he puts in his pocket daily at practice.

Denver Broncos Blogs

A Test Against the Best |
Looking to get back in the win column after a tough loss last week, the Broncos are excited to travel to Lambeau Field to take on the defending Super Bowl champions.

Multiple Broncos Among Hall of Fame Nominees |
Rod Smith is included in the group of five former Broncos nominated to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Smith, Four Other Broncos Among Preliminary HoF Nominees |
First-time selection Rod Smith is among five Broncos who are among the 103 preliminary nominees for the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

DT Thomas, CB Bailey Bring Broncos Closer to Full Health |
For the first time since Week 1, the Broncos’ list of players missing practice is down to three.

Broncos Take To Lambeau Field - Predominantly Orange
Wrigley Field. Madison Square Garden. Fenway Park. All are storied stadiums/arenas, but the Broncos destination this weekend takes the cake of all cakes.

Broncos losing the yardage battle, but defense is improving | First-and-Orange
Following Week 3, how did the Denver Broncos compare with other NFL teams by yardage and scoring?

NFL News NFL Picks Against the Spread - Week 4, 2011
Kyle Orton, meanwhile, has been dreadful without Josh McDaniels. Tim Tebow would at least have a chance against this defense because he can move around and make things happen. Orton can't do anything.

Chargers Bob Sanders' season is over - The Denver Post
Safety Bob Sanders, who has missed more games than he has played since entering the NFL in 2004, was placed on injured reserve Wednesday by the Chargers.

There's no place like Buffalo in NFL - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Western New York has always loved the Bills, even amid the moving rumors. It's a place like no other in the NFL. - National Football League news

NFL roundup: Despite bruised hand, Michael Vick vows to start vs. 49ers | Detroit Free Press |
A badly bruised hand isn't going to keep Michael Vick off the field. Vick practiced Wednesday and said there's a "100%" chance he starts when the Philadelphia Eagles (1-2) host San Francisco (2-1) on Sunday.

H.G.H. Testing Is Now Unlikely in N.F.L. This Season -
Once promoted by the N.F.L. as a done deal, a program for H.G.H. testing has become engulfed in a dispute among the league, the players union and the World Anti-Doping Agency.