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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/23/12

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Back From the Bye
The Broncos have returned from their bye week with their sights set on this weekend's game against the New Orleans Saints and the rest of the 2012 schedule.

Sizing Up the Saints
While their record might not indicate it, the Saints are a dangerous team coming to Denver on Sunday night.

Denver Broncos Videos

NFL Films Blog " Blog Archive ‘NFL Films Presents: Tecmo Bowl’ "
If you are between the ages of 25 and 45, chances are the first football video game you played was Nintendo’s Tecmo Bowl.

Denver Broncos All-Pro Linebacker Von Miller Talks About Keys to Performing on Sunday - YouTube
Von Miller, Denver Broncos outside linebacker and 2011 Defensive Rookie of the Year has also opted for the Riddell 360 this season

Brady Quinn To Start - ESPN Video - ESPN
Bill Williamson talks about Kansas City naming Brady Quinn as its starting QB.

Championship Window Closing? - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ron Jaworski and Merril Hoge discuss which team's championship window is closing faster between the Ravens and Patriots.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter hopes to play Sunday vs. Saints - The Denver Post
Broncos starting cornerback Tracy Porter said he felt "great" Monday after returning to practice at Dove Valley and hopes to play Sunday night in the home game against New Orleans, his former team.

Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter to take on former team: the Saints - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
When Peyton Manning and Drew Brees last met in a clash of superstar quarterbacks, Tracy Porter became a household name.

Pressuring either Drew Brees or Peyton Manning can prove perplexing - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Both Jack Del Rio and Steve Spagnuolo have been NFL head coaches previously in their careers. They've run the show for the Jaguars and Rams, respectively, so they know a headache or two when they see them.

Broncos eye on: The New Orleans Saints - The Denver Post
Eye on ... The Saints

Broncos coach John Fox wants to let go of Stickum issue - The Denver Post
The Broncos returned to work Monday after their bye but had one remaining item to address from the team's victory over San Diego last week.

Broncos backup Brock Osweiler likely to benefit from patient approach - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: When I was following the NFL draft last spring and the second round approached, I was hoping the Broncos would draft Brock Osweiler as their quarterback of the future. Obviously I was pleased with that selection. ... What is your opinion of Brock Osweiler as the future quarterback, and are the Broncos pleased with his progress?

Division News - AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars to improve to 2-4.

Moving on: Oakland Raiders - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 26-23 overtime win over visiting Jacksonville on Sunday:

Turner denies Chargers used stickum | ProFootballTalk
Chargers coach Norv Turner denied Monday that his team used stickum in last week’s loss to the Broncos, via the Associated Press.

Shaun Phillips says he has "seen a lot of cheating" in NFL | ProFootballTalk
Chargers coach Norv Turner isn’t the only member of the organization who addressed on Monday the report that the team is being investigated for using an illegal adhesive substance during last Monday’s loss to the Broncos. - Chargers sign WR Alexander, place PK Kaeding on I.R.
The Chargers signed WR Danario Alexander and placed PK Nate Kaeding on injured reserve. The team plans to release Kaeding when he is healthy.

Nate Kaeding done in San Diego, could play elsewhere this year | ProFootballTalk
Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding, who has missed San Diego’s last three games with a groin injury, is done with the team. - Quinn named Chiefs' starting QB
Brady Quinn will be the Chiefs’ starting quarterback in Week Eight, head coach Romeo Crennel said Monday.

Chiefs moving away from Matt Cassel - AFC West Blog - ESPN
It is over, folks. Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel announced Monday that Brady Quinn will start over a healthy Cassel on Sunday at home against Oakland. Crennel also told reporters that Quinn will keep the job for the foreseeable future. He said he didn’t want Quinn looking over his shoulder.

NFL News - London lukewarm to NFL's desire to grow game overseas
Here’s something we think you should know about the vast majority of the 85,000 or so people in attendance at London’s Wembley Stadium next Sunday when the Patriots take on the Rams in the league’s latest attempt to bolster its presence worldwide.

Pro Bowl could still go bye bye | ProFootballTalk
The Pro Bowl remains on the endangered species list.

Miscellaneous Stuff - Miscast Harper infects Saints' defense
A circus chimpanzee sitting on a bar stool could figure it out — Saints SS Roman Harper cannot defend the back half of the field.

Brian Xanders should be Carolina Panthers' new general manager - Mike Klis
Now that Marty Hurney has been fired, the Carolina Panthers need a general manager.

Go Broncos!

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