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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/11/12

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No Time To Panic "
Sunday against the Patriots, the Broncos let another opportunity to beat an elite team slip away. At various times against the Falcons, Texans and Patriots—three of the best teams in the NFL—the Broncos played very well. But in the end, the Broncos lost those games.

Tamme Remains Confident "
Despite a 2-3 start, the Broncos find themselves in the thick of the AFC West title race.

Where does Steve Atwater rank among Top 10 Denver Broncos defenders? - The Denver Post
Steve Atwater, in case you didn't hear, was elected to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

Denver Broncos Videos

Broncos Chances Vs. Chargers - ESPN Video - ESPN
Herm Edwards thinks the Broncos could pull off the upset in San Diego.

Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-SD - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Broncos-Chargers

Countdown Daily AccuScore: OAK-ATL - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Raiders-Falcons

Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-TB - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chiefs-Buccaneers

NFL's Toughest Venues - ESPN Video - ESPN
NFL32 looks at the toughest places to play in the NFL.

Scott Fujita Calls Out Goodell - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter reacts to Scott Fujita's statement claiming that Roger Goodell is abusing his power.

Remembering Alex Karras - ESPN Video - ESPN
Trey Wingo remembers the life and career of NFL great and actor Alex Karras.

Alex Karras In His Own Words - ESPN Video - ESPN
In a March 26, 2004 interview Alex Karras talks about his pro career, how the game changed, his salary, health concerns for older players and reunion with his former Detroit Lions teammates.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos forced to predict how much Chargers will use Ryan Mathews - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
One of the biggest riddles the Broncos defense has to solve this week just might be to try to figure out how much Chargers coach Norv Turner really trusts running back Ryan Mathews.

Philip Rivers among the most sacked QBs this season; does it matter? - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Nine quarterbacks have been sacked at least 14 times this season, including the Chargers' Philip Rivers.

It's tough for Broncos' linebackers to be all things to all defenses - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Go ahead, make the list.

Broncos defense must get set at the line quicker against Chargers - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: The Broncos were slow up to the line and getting off the field in the Patriots game, being at sea level you would think they would not have worn down as quickly as they were showing. Discipline or conditioning? - Is Demaryius Thomas an elite fantasy wide receiver?
3. Demaryius Thomas — Is it still too early to declare that Thomas has joined the ranks of the NFL’s elite wideouts?

Manning has struggled against Chargers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Peyton Manning is entering Monday’s pivotal AFC West game at San Diego as one of the hottest quarterbacks in the NFL.

Broncos-Chargers Preview - Yahoo! Sports
Save for one shaky performance, Peyton Manning has done most everything the Denver Broncos expected when they signed him to a lucrative deal in the offseason.

Division News

By the numbers: Best in West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 5: - Key matchup: Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles vs. Bucs run defense
In today’s Key Matchup, we delve into the looming battle between the league leader in rushing yards and Tampa Bay’s run defense.

Romeo Crennel: Chiefs fans are great, and they’re frustrated | ProFootballTalk
Kansas City fans have taken a lot of criticism this week after some of them cheered when struggling Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel went down with a concussion on Sunday.

Chiefs owner Clark Hunt defends his fanbase | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston had his say about Chiefs fans Sunday, and stood by it Monday.

How Brady Quinn can keep QB job - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Brady Quinn era in Kansas City is expected to start Sunday, how long will it last?

A chance Sunday could be Brady Quinn’s last | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn’s trying to keep things in perspective.

Matt Cassel hasn’t been cleared yet | ProFootballTalk
It’s looking more likely that Brady Quinn will start at quarterback for the Chiefs this weekend.

Raiders trot the globe - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The 2012 Oakland Raiders are mighty travelers.

Raiders struggle to come up with interceptions, sacks - Yahoo! Sports
An Oakland Raiders training camp full of optimism and the promise of ball-hawking defensive backs giving the ball back to the offense has given way to a drought. - Exploit or avoid: Falcons 'D' remedy for McFadden
n "Exploit or Avoid," we take a close look at some of the week's more favorable — and tough — matchups for skill-position players

NFL News

NFL Communications - Discipline Reaffirmed for Four Players Suspended for Participation in Saints’ Bounty Program "
Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the discipline for four players in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty matter today,

NFL Communications - Memo to Clubs and Documents Related to Saints’ Bounty Matter "
For the memo to clubs, click here For document one, click here For document two, click here

New bounty ruling seems destined for return to internal appeals panel | ProFootballTalk
Only one thing is clear in the wake of Tuesday’s re-issued bounty suspensions: It won’t be over until it’s over, and it still won’t be over for a long time.

Former Lion, actor Alex Karras dies at 77 | ProFootballTalk
Former Lions defensive lineman turned actor Alex Karras died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, according to a family spokesman. He was 77.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Caliendo joins ESPN | ProFootballTalk
If ESPN didn’t plan it this way, it should have. - Texans sign LB Ruud
The Texans signed LB Barrett Ruud and released KR Trindon Holliday on Wednesday. They placed LB Brian Cushing on injured reserve.

Playbook: Luck's TD pass to beat the Packers | National Football Post
'All-22' breakdown of the red zone slant vs. Cover 1.

Behind the curtain of the agent's job | National Football Post
After the contract is negotiated, a lot of dirty work gets done when nobody is looking.

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