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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 10/8/12

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Fast-Paced Patriots Defeat Denver 31-21
Denver battled back to within 10, but the New England Patriots offense had too much firepower Sunday at Gillette Stadium.

Notebook: Still Improving
Quarterback Peyton Manning and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas notch statistical milestones, the team battles back despite a big defi

Turnovers Affect Outcome, Not Trust
A pair of fumbles in the red zone cost the Broncos on Sunday, but Peyton Manning remains confident in his teammates.

Denver Broncos Videos

NFLN: Broncos at Patriots Highlights
Peyton Manning throws for over 340 yards and three touchdowns, but the Patriots put together 250 yards on the ground to win, 31-21.

Broncos at Patriots: Fox
Head Coach John Fox talks about Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Patriots

Broncos at Patriots: Manning
Quarterback Peyton Manning talks about Sunday's 31-21 loss to the Patriots.

Brady Wins Duel With Manning - ESPN Video - ESPN
A career-high 151 yards from Stevan Ridley helps Patriots top Broncos 31-21.

Sunday Blitz: Broncos-Patriots Recap - ESPN Video - ESPN
Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Patriots' 31-21 win over the Broncos

Patriots' Balanced Attack - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss reports from Patriots 31-21 win over Broncos.

Manning Wants To Build On Loss - ESPN Video - ESPN
Peyton Manning comments on the Broncos' 31-21 loss to the Patriots.

Rapid Reaction: Patriots 31, Broncos 21 - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A look at a game in which the Denver Broncos couldn’t hang with the New England Patriots:

Denver Broncos have to improve around Peyton Manning - AFC West - ESPN
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have long maintained that it is not all about them.

Cassel Leaves After Hit In Chiefs Loss - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ray Rice rushed for 102 yards to lead the Ravens to their third straight victory after defeating the Chiefs 9-6.

Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Chiefs Recap - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Ravens' 9-6 win over the Chiefs

Eric Winston voices opinion of fans - AFC West - ESPN
Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Eric Winston is one of the more outspoken players in the league.

Grading Peyton's Performance - ESPN Video - ESPN
Stephen A. Smith thinks Peyton Manning's final statistics against the Patriots were exceptional, but Peyton wasn't consistent enough throughout the game.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Tom Brady gets more help than Peyton Manning in win -
Peyton Manning was up for the challenge of facing the New England Patriots. Tom Brady got more help from his friends.

Brady, Patriots best Manning, Broncos -
Tom Brady won his latest showdown with Peyton Manning, helped by a career-high 151 yards rushing from Stevan Ridley, and the New England Patriots beat the Denver Broncos, 31-21, on Sunday.

New England Patriots help Tom Brady edge Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos -
The familiar showdown had a new twist -- Peyton Manning in a Denver Broncos uniform. It ended as it usually does: With Tom Brady winning the matchup of marquee quarterbacks. - Brady tops Manning behind Ridley's big game
Tom Brady won his latest showdown with Peyton Manning with the help of a career-high 151 yards rushing from Stevan Ridley and the Patriots beat the Broncos 31-21 on Sunday.

Peyton and the Broncos come up short in New England | ProFootballTalk
Peyton Manning has suffered some disappointing losses in New England before. This time he was wearing a different uniform.

Tom Brady tops Peyton Manning as Patriots beat Broncos in track meet - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
This was not a game for the weak of kidney.

Demaryius Thomas' big day for Broncos marred by key fumble - The Denver Post - Lindsay Jones
The final numbers looked quite nice for Demaryius Thomas — a career-high in catches, and the second-most receiving yards in his career.

Broncos, Manning not good enough vs. Patriots, Tom Brady - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
All right, if there has to be a bottom line placed on such outcomes, Tom Brady beat Peyton Manning again.

Patriots' Ridley runs through Broncos despite fumble - The Denver Post
With the Patriots salting away the final 3 minutes, 42 seconds of a 31-21 victory over the Broncos on Sunday, Stevan Ridley wasn't on the field, capping a career day with a few more clock-killing first downs, as a featured back typically would.

Brady, Patriots' fast pace leave Broncos gasping in loss - The Denver Post
If you blinked you missed Brady-Manning XIII, at least the portion of it when the Patriots' offense was on the field.

Broncos' defense remains on field thanks to Patriots' ball control - The Denver Post
Most defensive coordinators will say they want to force an offense to work play after play to put scoring drives together. Of course, the Patriots' offense is a little out of the ordinary.

New England Patriots run over Denver Broncos' defense again - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
The Broncos can change a safety. They can sign a proven cornerback in free agency. They can even add a quarterback headed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But they still can't keep the Patriots from running all over their defense.

Division News

Remembering a legend - AFC West Blog - ESPN
On Oct. 8, 2011, I woke up at about 7 a.m. PT to prepare for an early flight to Denver to cover a Broncos-Chargers game.

Wrap-up: Saints 31, Chargers 24 - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A look at the San Diego Chargers' heart-breaking 31-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints:

Chargers crumble again in tough spot -
The San Diego Chargers avoided their normal slow start this year. We still don't know if they are any good. - Raiders' Seymour, Kelly not providing needed push
Raiders DT Richard Seymour has maintained that Oakland’s defense, which is among the league’s most generous (allowing 31.2 points per game), is headed in the right direction even though team observers are having a difficult time finding the positives Seymour has apparently identified. - Chiefs turn it over four times in loss to Ravens
Ray Rice ran for 101 yards, Justin Tucker made all three of his field goal attempts and the Ravens defense kept the Chiefs out of the end zone in the fourth quarter to preserve a 9-6 victory Sunday.

Brady Quinn in, but not for the reason you expect | ProFootballTalk
Matt Cassel finally came out of the game, but not for the reason you’d expect.

Ravens hang on for ugly win over Chiefs | ProFootballTalk
Sometimes when you’re watching a dumpster fire, it’s easy to pay more attention to the fire than the dumpster.

Eric Winston rips Chiefs fans for cheering Cassel injury | ProFootballTalk
Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel may not be very popular in the stands, but he still has support in the locker room.

Cassel has concussion | ProFootballTalk
The official word after Sunday’s loss by the Chiefs to the Ravens was that quarterback Matt Cassel is being evaluated for a head injury.

Chiefs fans expressing their anger with organization | ProFootballTalk
Arrowhead Stadium used to be known as one of the hardest places to hear in the league. Now, you’ll probably be able to hear the

NFL News

"Gone with the wind" - 3 football teams in the NFC South |
If you ask College Football fans where the best of the game is played, they’ll probably resoundingly argue in the south.

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