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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/30/12

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Next Day Notebook: Manning’s Hand ‘Fine’
Quarterback Peyton Manning's thumb is healthy, linebacker Joe Mays suffers a serious injury and the defense takes another big step.

'A Young Man's Game'
A pair of rookies and a second-year player made significant impacts on Sunday night's game, setting new personal highs along the way.

Monday Morning Manning "
The title of this blog is borne in the fact that it seems like every Monday morning we are tabulating new facts and statistics recently accomplished by Peyton Manning, all of which have never happened previously.

Inside the Numbers: Week 8 "
2 Quarterback Peyton Manning, who completed 22-of-30 passes (73.3%) for 305 yards with three touchdowns (138.9 rtg.) in Denver’s 34-14 win over the New Orleans Saints, became just the second player in NFL history (Steve Young, 1998) to record at least 300 yards passing and three touchdowns in four consecutive games.

Denver Broncos Videos

John Fox Press Conference
Head Coach John Fox gives an update on linebacker Joe Mays and talks about Sunday's 34-14 win over the Saints

Has Peyton Turned Broncos Into Super Bowl Contenders? - ESPN Video - ESPN
Eric Mangini, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if Peyton Manning has turned the Broncos into Super Bowl contenders.

NFL Trade Deadline Extended To Thursday - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton looks at the players who could be traded before Thursday.

Coach On The Hot Seat - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ron Jaworski and Herm Edwards give their head coach that is in danger of getting fired.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos' Champ Bailey showed full assortment of skills against Saints - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Occasionally, Champ Bailey gets asked about moving to safety some day. Some day soon or some day down the road, depending on who asks the question. - Could management path be in store for Manning?
In case you haven’t noticed, Peyton Manning has plenty of gas left in his tank.

Broncos will take close look at hit on Manning | ProFootballTalk
The moment at which Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning busted his thumb nail on the helmet of Saints defensive end Martez Wilson didn’t violate any rules. The next moment possibly did.

Peyton isn’t buying the "Peyton’s back" story line | ProFootballTalk
With the Broncos P.R. department trumpeting the unprecedented achievement of quarterback Peyton Manning during the team’s last four games, it’s easy to get caught up in the notion that Peyton is back.

Moving on: Denver Broncos - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Denver Broncos need to focus on after a 34-14 home win over New Orleans on Sunday:

Saints-Broncos game reveals perils of leaning too heavily on marquee QB - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
What the Broncos saw across the field from them Sunday night should offer a cautionary tale.

Broncos' Brandon Stokley keeps teammates Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas from 15-yard penalty - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Father Time has not caught up to Brandon Stokley. But there are times when Stokley is around his young Broncos teammates that he feels like a father.

Inside the game: Broncos will need their veterans to take the lead - The Denver Post
NFL reporter Jeff Legwold analyzes the Broncos' 34-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night and looks ahead.

Broncos like play of young cornerbacks in Tracy Porter's absence - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: It looks to me like (Tony) Carter and (Chris) Harris are holding up fine in the (Broncos) defense. So, my question is, will Tracy Porter keep his job in the starting defense when he is cleared to play again?

Broncos stats-stuffer Wesley Woodyard making most of his starting role - The Denver Post
Former Broncos safety Brian Dawkins was beaming Sunday night in the Denver locker room, just as any mentor would after watching a pupil find success.

Eye on: The Cincinnati Bengals - The Denver Post
Eye on ...The Bengals

Division News - AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Moving on: Kansas City Chiefs - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Kansas City Chiefs need to focus on after a 26-16 home loss to Oakland on Sunday:

Brady Quinn of Kansas City Chiefs being evaluated for concussion - ESPN
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is being evaluated for a possible concussion and his status for Thursday night's game at San Diego won't be known until later in the week.

Chiefs quarterback job still belongs to Brady Quinn if he’s healthy | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel might not know what’s going on with his team’s running game, but he knows that Brady Quinn remains the team’s starting quarterback.

Moving on: San Diego Chargers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 7-6 loss at Cleveland on Sunday: - Chargers place WR Goodman on I.R.
The Chargers placed WR Richard Goodman on injured reserve Monday and signed WR Seyi Ajirotutu. - Chargers' offense flailing during losing streak
The Chargers are mired in a three-game losing streak, Norv Turner and Philip Rivers are under fire and things are unraveling in San Diego.

Norv Turner makes annual pilgramage to the hot seat | National Football Post
Chargers absorb ugly 7-6 loss against lowly Browns. - Chargers need corporate help to lift blackout
Several corporate sponsors stepped up to help save the Chargers the embarrassment of having Thursday night's NFL Network game against the Chiefs blacked out on local TV.

Moving on: Oakland Raiders - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 26-16 win at Kansas City on Sunday:

NFL News

NFL moves trade deadline to Thursday - ESPN
The NFL has moved its trade deadline back two days to Thursday because of potential complications from Hurricane Sandy.

It's getting hot in here | National Football Post
Speculation is mounting in regards to which coach will be the first to go this season.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Panthers privately claim a contender has inquired about DeAngelo Williams | ProFootballTalk
With the trade deadline nudged from Tuesday to Thursday, one of the few names that remain in the rumor mill for a possible deal is Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams. - Change, desperation in air for three teams
At the same time "FIRE-ANDY-REID" chants hit Philadelphia much harder than the highly anticipated Frankenstorm did during the game, Jets fans braced early for the impending public-transportation shutdown by vacating a 27-3 deficit well before the 30-9 loss to the Dolphins was complete.

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