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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/19/12

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!


Trending Upwards "
In the immediate elation of a victory as dramatic as the Broncos’ 35-24 win over the Chargers on Monday night, reverting to hyperbole is both predictable and understandable.

Big Win Before the Break "
It felt great to get a big win on Monday Night Football against the Chargers.

Carter Making Most of Opportunity "
Tony Carter has been waiting for an opportunity like Monday night.

Denver Broncos Videos

PFT Live: Harris: ‘You can’t compare’ Tebow to Manning | ProFootballTalk
Mike Florio talks with Denver Broncos safety Chris Harris and asks him to walk us through the Monday night come-from-behind victory over the San Diego Chargers.

Von Miller Talks Peyton, Tebow - ESPN Video - ESPN
Von Miller joins the debate desk to talk about playing with Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow, reacts to Skip Bayless' criticism of Denver's defense last season, assesses the defense this year and the AFC West.

NFL Draft Blitz: Landry Jones - ESPN Video - ESPN
Kevin Weidl and Steve Muench break down 2013 NFL Draft prospect Landry Jones

Countdown Daily Prediction: Jaguars-Raiders - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Jacksonville at Oakland

Expectations For Terrell Suggs - ESPN Video - ESPN
Lomas Brown, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss what to expect from Terrell Suggs as he returns from an Achilles injury.

Suggs Expects To Return Sunday - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter on the reports that Terrell Suggs is targeting a return this Sunday from a torn Achilles.

Broncos' gamble on four free-agent keepers provides big payoffs - The Denver Post - Lindsay Jones
Sure, the names sounded great when they passed through the NFL transaction wire this year — Brandon Stokley, Keith Brooking, Jim Leonhard and Dan Koppen,

Broncos' sluggish starts in games have affected overall running game - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: Last year, with no appreciable passing threat, the Broncos seemed to run with more authority than this year with (Peyton) Manning at the helm? What's going on?

Denver Broncos Blogs

Denver Dips Into the Old Colts Playbook for Some Vintage Peyton - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
Peyton Manning's return to the NFL has not exactly been a fairy tale. - Broncos favor Brooking in middle over Mays
It’s an understatement to say that Broncos MLB Joe Mays’ playing time plummeted after Week Five.

Kiszla: Peyton Manning the real brains of Broncos operation - The Denver Post
The comeback story of Peyton Manning is as real and raw as the scar that runs down the back of the quarterback's neck,

Division News

Rookies snap up experience - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The folks at ESPN Stats & Information have put together a great chart on rookie snap counts. Let’s look at some significant AFC West figures.

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 6:

Carson Palmer calls Sunday’s game a "must-win" | ProFootballTalk
There are times when the phrase "must-win game" gets thrown out in situations that aren’t really that dire,

(Mostly) Oakland Raiders notes - AFC West Blog - ESPN
During a week when the other three teams are on a bye, you’re going to dominate the news: - Demotion a foreboding sign for Raiders' McClain
Demoting MLB Rolando McClain from the Raiders’ sub-packages is being hailed as a key to Oakland’s improved defensive showing in Week Six. - Chargers edge rush can take page from run stoppers
Their record and play in the fourth quarter doesn’t reflect it, but the Chargers’ defense has improved from last year.

A.J. Smith: Rally or prepare for "new era in Chargers’ football" | ProFootballTalk
Give Chargers general manager A.J. Smith credit — he’s not in denial.

GM A.J. Smith not hiding from truth - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A.J. Smith is as blunt as they come. And he is also astute.

Danario Alexander says he’s signing with the Chargers | ProFootballTalk
Wide receiver Danario Alexander’s career never blossomed in St. Louis because of endless injury problems, but it appears he’ll get another chance in San Diego.

Chargers tell critics to "take a chill pill" | ProFootballTalk
Fans and the media in San Diego are getting fed up with the Chargers after Monday night’s second-half meltdown against the Broncos.

NFL News

NFLPA files papers in federal court, cites NFL-permitted incentive program in 1996 - ESPN
The NFL Players Association filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by then-Green Bay defensive lineman Reggie White.

NFLPA’s brief says court ruling coming promptly after Goodell decides appeal | ProFootballTalk
The most recent legal brief filed by the NFLPA in support of its effort to vacate the re-issued bounty suspensions contains a couple of surprises.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Bernard Pollard: Things are going to change on defense | ProFootballTalk
The big news around the Ravens defense this week has been about injuries.

Suggs non-committal on Sunday | ProFootballTalk
There are conflicting accounts and reports and theories regarding the ability of Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs to play on Sunday

Playbook: Rodgers, Nelson light up the Texans | National Football Post
'All-22' breakdown of Packers' 'Pin' route vs. Cover 4. - A modest proposal for fixing the injury-reporting system
The NFL’s injury reporting system is basically a sham.

3 and out? – NFL Coaches under pressure |
Three and out. That appears to be the official "unofficial" patience level of both fans and owners across the National Football League.

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