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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/15/12

Ht3d_medium news: After playoff loss, uncertainty reigns for Broncos' Tebow
With a strut as smooth as you'd expect, Tom Brady walked toward the players' parking lot at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night with Gisele Bundchen hanging gently on his arm, the perfect pair sporting their perfect smiles.

Tom Brady turns in fabulous effort in New England Patriots' defeat of Denver Broncos - Chris Burke -
Grading out the performances from San Francisco's New England's dominant 45-10 beatdown of the Denver Broncos in Saturday's AFC divisional round matchup.

Patriots 45, Broncos 10: By the Numbers
A few notable numbers sifted from the wreckage of the Broncos’ most lopsided playoff defeat since Super Bowl XXIV, the 45-10 drubbing at the muskets of the New England Patriots on Saturday night:

The One NFL Scout Who Believed In Tim Tebow | ThePostGame
Back in the spring of 2010, when the chorus of NFL scouts, general managers and coaches rejected Tim Tebow, a lone voice shouted against the roar.

Denver Broncos News

Season Ends in Foxborough
The Broncos kept battling, but the New England Patriots were too good on Saturday, ending Denver's season with a 45-10 win in the Divisional round of the playoffs.

Wild Ride Comes to Sudden Halt
The Broncos are proud of what they accomplished this year but Saturday's 45-10 loss to New England was a frustrating end to a special season.

Notebook: 'Brady Being Brady'
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady showed why he's won three Super Bowls; The Broncos have room to grow; Denver looks to be more consistent next year.

Broncos at Patriots: Quotables "
"I was very proud of them. I thought they accomplished a lot. I thought they came a long ways from a 1-4 start with a football team that had no offseason, no OTAs — really I was as proud of them as any team I’ve ever coached.

Tebow has full season under his belt - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Denver Broncos’ AFC divisional playoff loss at New England was Tim Tebow's 16th NFL start.

Tim Tebow's All Important Off Season Key To Development - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Tebow Time turned into Brady’s Bit Saturday night when the New England Patriots jumped out to a 28-7 lead over the Denver Broncos with two minutes to go in the first half. news: Broncos' Bruton suffers concussion; Carter injures neck
Denver Broncos starting safety Quinton Carter hurt his neck and did not return to the Broncos' 45-10 loss to the New England Patriots in an AFC Divisional Playoff Game.

Notes: Season Ends With Safeties Hurting
Already battered coming into the game, the Broncos left their season finale limping

Denver Broncos walloped by New England Patriots 45-10 - Boulder Daily Camera
Tom Brady silenced Tebowmania with a record-shattering performance.

Broncos vs. Patriots - 2012-01-14 - NFL Football Score -
Tebowmania had no chance against Tom Brady 's playoff pedigree.

Tim Tebow's special season ends with rout by New England Patriots - NFL -
Looks like Tebowmania has run its course.

Tom Brady, New England Patriots look dominant in win over Denver Broncos - Peter King -
Before Saturday night, New England hadn't won a playoff game in four years. From the looks of what the Patriots put on display against Denver, they're not going to have to wait four years before winning another.

Why Did Tom Brady Punt Late in the Game? -
Coach Bill Belichick said he didn't want his Patriots to face the Broncos' punt rush on fourth down. The play sparked a tussle.

Patriots beat Broncos 45-10, advance in playoffs
So much for the New England Patriots' recent inability to win big games. Tom Brady tied a playoff record with six touchdown passes. -

Denver Broncos Videos

Broncos at Patriots: Fox
Head Coach John Fox addresses the press after Saturday season ending playoff loss to New England.

Broncos at Patriots: Tebow
Quarterback Tim Tebow meets the press following Denver's AFC Divisional game at New England.

Broncos at Patriots: BTV Highlights
Field level highlights and 850 KOA broadcast audio from the team's 45-10 season ending loss to New England.

Broncos at Patriots: Sounds
Watch players' reactions from the locker room following Denver's loss in the AFC Divisional Round at New England.

Broncos will keep improving - Video -'s Andrew Perloff looks back on the Broncos' season and looks ahead for Denver in 2012

NFL Videos: Gameday: Broncos vs. Patriots highlights
07:53 – Tom Brady leads the Patriots to a 45-10 victory over the Broncos and ties an NFL playoff record with six touchdown passes.

NFL Videos: Fox: 'We are not up to par to compete with them'
04:16 – Broncos coach John Fox discusses his team's struggles against the New England Patriots in Saturday's 45-10 AFC Divisional Round loss.

NFL Videos: Tebow: 'That's a really good team'
03:42 – After a 45-10 loss, Denver QB Tim Tebow compliments the Patriots for creating a game plan that stopped the Broncos from building any momentum.

NFL Videos: Divisional Round: Tim Tebow highlights
02:51 – Tim Tebow couldn't overcome the big lead that New England QB Tom Brady created for the Patriots in the Broncos' 45-10 loss in Saturday's AFC Divisonal Playoff Game.

NFL Videos: A future in Denver?
05:36 – After taking his team to the AFC divisional round, does Tim Tebow still have a future as the Broncos' starting QB in 2012? Donovan McNabb and Larry Fitzgerald join "NFL GameDay" to help determine if Tebow's future truly lies in Denver.

Patriots put together 60-minute game - Video -
Tom Brady and the Patriots came out firing and never gave the Broncos a chance to get in the game. The swagger is back, but's Andrew Perloff isn't sure this makes New England the Super Bowl favorites.

Tom Brady's quick kick sparks Broncos-Patriots tussle
New England's last offensive play ends wiith Broncos rookie LB Von Miller shoving Patriots C Dan Connolly in the back, sparking a fracas. -

About Tom Brady's quick kick - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
The New England Patriots played a near-perfect game in Saturday's 45-10 divisional-round win over the Denver Broncos. But what was up with quarterback Tom Brady's punt on third-and-10 late in the fourth quarter?

Patriots smash Broncos, 45-10 | National Football Post
Tom Brady tied a postseason record with six touchdown passes in a single playoff game as the New England Patriots routed the Denver Broncos 45-10.

Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots - Recap - January 14, 2012 - ESPN
NFL Football Recap: Final statistics from the Denver vs. New England game played on January 14, 2012

Patriots, Brady end Tebow's miracle run - Stats & Info Blog - ESPN
The New England Patriots ended Tebowmania in convincing fashion with a 45-10 rout of the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.

Is the AFC on the wane? - ESPN
The AFC appears to be on the wane, Ashley Fox writes.

Tim Tebow's Postgame Comments, and Unclear Future -
The quarterback discussed the Broncos' loss against New England and his off-season plans. His future is more open-ended than many fans may realize.

Blowout aside, Tebow earns peers' praise; did he get yours?
The topsy-turvy season of Broncos QB Tim Tebow ended on what decidedly seemed like a down note Saturday night after his team was dismantled 45-10 by the Patriots ... unless you ask Tebow that is.

Foundation says Denver Broncos' ex-owner Edgar F. Kaiser Jr. died - ESPN
Former Denver Broncos owner Edgar F. Kaiser Jr., who oversaw the trade that brought Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway to Denver, has died, according to a charitable foundation Kaiser established.

NFL News

NFL to consider rule on coach moves, sources say - ESPN
There was no rule preventing Josh McDaniels from going from the St. Louis Rams to the New England Patriots in a matter of days this postseason, but there soon could be.

Goodell: NFL to consider some full-time referees - NFL -
Aiming to ensure NFL rules are enforced the same way from game to game, the league will consider making about 10 officials full-time employees next season.

East-West Shrine Prospect Preview | National Football Post
With the NFP ready to head out Sunday for our annual All-Start game circuit, we preview the West roster and breakdown which prospects will be worth a look this upcoming week in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Saints and Falcons may be competing for Spagnuolo, Nolan | ProFootballTalk
The Falcons and Saints are out of the playoffs, but their NFC South competition is not over for the month. Gregg Williams is expected to leave the Saints defensive coordinator gig to work with Jeff Fisher in St. Louis.