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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/27/12

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Porter Waiting for Right Time to Return
Cornerback Tracy Porter said he feels 'pretty good' after a doctor's visit on Thursday, and the team's medical staff continues to evaluate him as he waits to return to the field.

Re-Energized and Ready "
Over the bye week I got away. Like I said last week, I wanted to get some R&R. I got some massage work, went to the beach one day, just kind of enjoyed that time off with friends and family.

Gameday Program Features McGahee "
This week, the Broncos take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football. Fans in attendance at Sports Authority Field at Mile High will receive a Gameday program — and this week’s cover features running back Willis McGahee.

Denver Broncos Videos

NFL Films Preview: Saints at Broncos
NFL Films previews the Week 8 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Denver Broncos.

Saints Week - Friday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox talks to the media after Friday's practice.

Saints Week - Friday: Porter
Cornerback Tracy Porter talks about dealing with symptoms related to a seizure that he had in August.

NFL Argues Tagliabue Should Hear Bounty Case - ESPN Video - ESPN
NFL answers union in bid to oust Paul Tagliabue as hearing officer for appeals in Saints' bounty scandal.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Denver police warn public against fake Broncos tickets - The Denver Post
Denver Police are investigating a higher incidence of ticket counterfeiting this football season, and want the public to be careful when purchasing Broncos tickets.

Broncos' Tracy Porter listed as questionable for Sunday's game - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter missed his second consecutive day of practice Friday as he waits for medical clearance to return to the lineup.

Tracy Porter, Denver Broncos CB, likely won't play Sunday due to illness - ESPN
Denver Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter will likely miss Sunday night's game against the New Orleans Saints as he continues to experience symptoms following a seizure he suffered in August.

Denver Broncos CB Tracy Porter still waiting for doctors' OK to return - The Denver Post
Cornerback Tracy Porter said he feels healthy, but his return to the Broncos' lineup will depend on when the team's medical staff agrees.

How Porter helps Broncos if he doesn't play - AFC West Blog - ESPN
If Tracy Porter can’t play Sunday against his former team, the New Orleans Saints, the Broncos still might get some inside information on the Saints.

Ranking the NFL teams by watchability - Grantland
5. Broncos The league's highest-variance team is Denver, although that variance seems to always manifest itself in terms of an awful first half and a fantastic second one

Duke Coach David Cutcliffe played key role in Peyton Manning's NFL comeback - New Orleans Saints Football NFL News -
They worked together as former NFL MVP recovered from neck surgery

Peyton Manning: The game is harder after neck surgeries | ProFootballTalk
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is on pace to throw for a career-high 4,821 passing yards.

Broncos' Andre Caldwell not the first 4th wideout to see spot duty - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: Where is Andre Caldwell? Why don't I see him, I thought this kid was fast and good. Please, shed some light on me.

Broncos' Wolfe displaying versatility in rookie season - The Denver Post
How's this for a start to Derek Wolfe's NFL career: Thus far, the three sacks for the Broncos' rookie defensive end have come against Ben Roethlisberger, Tom Brady and Philip Rivers.

Breaking Drew Brees-Marques Colston connection on Broncos' to-do list - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
The Broncos left San Diego with plenty of momentum, having roared back from a 24-0 deficit to win a key AFC West game, 35-24.

Graham plans to make trip to Denver, status still "iffy" | ProFootballTalk
Last week, Saints tight end Jimmy Graham didn’t accompany his team to Tampa, making his presence on the field an impossibility.

Jonathan Vilma, New Orleans Saints LB, hopes to play bigger role vs. Denver Broncos - ESPN
New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma hopes to play a bigger role on the Saints' defense in his second game of the season.

Division News

Final Word: AFC West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 8:

Should Chiefs trade Dwayne Bowe? - AFC West - ESPN
If the Kansas City Chiefs are going to trade Dwayne Bowe, it will come in the next four days.

Kansas City Chiefs need to draft a franchise QB - Adam Schefter's 10 Spot - ESPN
Whether the Chiefs ever return to Matt Cassel, stick with Brady Quinn or eventually turn to Ricky Stanzi does not change what must be the franchise's eating, breathing, sleeping offseason mission.

Brady Quinn finally gets his chance | ProFootballTalk
It could be said that quarterback Brady Quinn never has gotten a fair chance to become an NFL starter.

Nate Kaeding wants Chargers to cut him now | ProFootballTalk
The Chargers and longtime kicker Nate Kaeding are butting heads over Kaeding’s future, with the team wanting to wait until next week and then place him on waivers, while Kaeding’s agent is insisting that the Chargers need to give him his outright release now.

Nate Kaeding's agent says San Diego Chargers avoiding $1.2 million owed to kicker - ESPN
The agent for the San Diego Chargers' Nate Kaeding says the team is skirting NFL rules in hopes of avoiding having to pay out $1.2 million in termination pay to the veteran kicker.

NFL News - Ravens fined for not disclosing Reed's injury
The Ravens were fined $20,000 for not listing S Ed Reed on their injury report with a shoulder injury - NFL files motion, wants Tagliabue to hear appeals
NFL lawyers filed a motion in U.S. District Court in New Orleans requesting former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue be allowed to hear appeals on the Saints' bounties case next week.

NFL monitoring weather this weekend | ProFootballTalk
With Hurricane Sandy bearing down, or not, on the East Coast, the NFL is keeping an eye on the eye of the storm. Along with the rest of it.

Miscellaneous Stuff

What is a 'jump' call? | National Football Post
Using Steelers' All-22 tape to highlight the technique.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Under Pressure: Blitz Design Clinic
The game ended up being a 43-13 blowout, but well before Texans-Ravens got out of hand, the Texans defense got its first points of the game on a well-designed blitz.

Go Broncos!

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