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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/29/12

Ht3d_medium Blogs " Blog Archive Pro Bowl outtake: McGahee fires back at Ravens fan "
A couple of short, but sweet leftovers from Thursday’s Pro Bowl practice at Hickam Air Force Base.

Broncos Profile: J.D. Walton - Predominantly Orange
Each month, I will showcase a current Denver Broncos player and inform you of their lives and accomplishments before coming to Denver. In doing so, I h

N.F.L. — Agreement Is Said to Be Closer on Off-Season H.G.H. Test -
When the new labor agreement was reached in August, the N.F.L. and the players union were optimistic that testing would begin during the season.

Klis: Broncos' new strength coach a strong hire - The Denver Post
I can see Tim Tebow in a mixed martial arts ring, kicking, boxing, grabbling with his opponent.

Denver Broncos News

Raiders defensive coordinator update - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Among the potential candidates to become the Raiders' next defensive coordinator could be Denver linebackers coach Richard Smith, New Orleans defensiv

Tom Brady will match John Elway in Super Bowl starts - The Denver Post
Time brings a lot of things along for the ride, a crease or two in the brow, perhaps some gray around the temples and a lot more perspective.

Pro Bowl a super consolation prize for six Denver Broncos - The Denver Post
Somehow, as if going to Hawaii could ever be called an inconvenience, some of the NFLs best players over the years have turned down an invitation to the tropical recess that is the Pro Bowl.

NFL News

Hunter Hillenmeyer battling NFL, Bears for $900,000 | ProFootballTalk
The issue of concussions is at the heart of another fight between a former NFL player and the league. Former Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer is battling the NFL and the Bears for $900,000 he believes he's owed after the team released him in 2011.

Report: Many in Lions organization fear that Jahvid Best’s career is over | ProFootballTalk
Lions running back Jahvid Best last played football on October 16, 2011. Some within the organization reportedly fear that will be the last time he ever plays. Best has a history of concussions.

Report: Manning decision made weeks ago | National Football Post
Team will cut ties with veteran QB soon, say sources.

Column - Colts and Peyton Manning Heading for Split -
The idea didn't seem so outlandish at the time. Not for a city about to open a spanking new $720 million stadium, and surely not for a team with Peyton Manning under center

Bills, Stevie Johnson not talking contract yet | ProFootballTalk
When Buddy Nix addressed the media following the end of the Bills' season, the general manager said that there was ongoing dialogue between the team and impending free agent wide receiver Stevie Johnson about a new contract.

Janoris Jenkins among most promising DBs in NFL draft - NFL -
On Monday, NFL scouts called this an "average" class of defensive backs at the Senior Bowl. But after watching three days of practice in Mobile, I saw some talent that can be developed at the pro level. - Jenkins can be shutdown corner
Nolan Nawrocki says North Alabama's Janoris Jenkins is a cocky shutdown CB who can be a standout pro if he remains focused and healthy on the field and out of trouble off it.

NFL quarterbacks aren't being taught well enough -
The way former NFL quarterback and most valuable player Rich Gannon sees it, the development of quarterbacks in the league is seriously lacking.

Quarterback is the most important position in football -
That's what Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young believes, pointing out that successful teams are driven by top-notch quarterbacks.

NFL: Trent Dilfer says Type A guys make successful quarterbacks -
Former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer says the best quarterbacks, the ones who lead on the field and are not afraid of failure, have that kind of personality.

In the NFL, it's (almost) all about the quarterback -
The Super Bowl matchup between New England's Tom Brady and New York's Eli Manning underlines a fact of NFL life: It's next to impossible to reach the promised land without an elite quarterback. Blogs " Blog Archive Countdown to the Super Bowl: 7 days "
We are seven days away from the Super Bowl, and this one’s for John!