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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/13/12

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Al Bello

Williams: 'I'm Ready to Go'
D.J. Williams returned to the team's active roster on Monday after a nine-game suspension. The linebacker said he's ready to do whatever he can to help the team win.

Next Day Notebook: Dumervil 'Day-to-Day'
Head Coach John Fox called Dumervil’s status 'day-to-day'; Holliday to the house again; Miller continues to amaze.

Inside the Numbers: Week 10 "
0 Denver’s defense held Carolina without a third-down conversion as the Panthers finished 0-12 on the day.

Denver Broncos Videos

John Fox Press Conference
Head Coach John Fox talks about Sunday's win against the Panthers, D.J. Williams' return from suspension and his message to the team with seven games left in the regular season.

D.J. Williams Addresses Media
Back from suspension, linebacker D.J. Williams explains why he's ready to contribute for the Broncos.

Stick a fork in them: The 2012 Oakland Raiders -
The Oakland Raiders entered 2012 looking like the worst team in the AFC West. The biggest positive after nine weeks: They aren't the 2012 Kansas City Chiefs.

Norv Turner Not Happy - ESPN Video - ESPN
Chargers head coach Norv Turner not happy with his team's performance, outscored 115-80 in second half this season.

Report: Marty Schottenheimer could advise for Chiefs -
Marty Schottenheimer has been in contact with the Kansas City Chiefs, but don't expect "Marty Ball" to make a dramatic return to Arrowhead Stadium.

Mint Condition: Paul Hornung's Memorabilia To Be Auctioned - ESPN Video - ESPN
SCP Auctions President David Kohler joins Michele Steele to discuss Paul Hornung memorabilia, including his 1956 Heisman Trophy reissue, that will be available at auction.

Reid's Future As Eagles Coach - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter talks about the Eagles' five-game losing streak and what that means for Andy Reid's future with the team.

Highlight Of The Night - ESPN Video - ESPN
Big Ben injured in Steelers' win.

Did The Steelers Look Past Chiefs? - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden break down the Steelers' 16-13 OT win over Chiefs.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos' Elvis Dumervil has no tear in injured left shoulder - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Another day, another victory for the Broncos' defense.

Broncos good news Elvis Dumervil, but still questionable vs Chargers
Good news for the Broncos. An MRI exam today on the left shoulder of defensive end Elvis Dumervil revealed no significant injury.

Von Miller's improvement between 1st, 2nd seasons seen in sack totals - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When it comes to pass rushers, NFL personnel executives like the ones with speed. They like the ones with strength, with explosiveness, with quickness off the ball.

Broncos' final seven regular-season games include only pair vs. winning records | First-and-Orange
Football coaches insist they do not look past the upcoming opponent, and they instruct players to do the same

Point of emphasis for Broncos this week: ball security | First-and-Orange
Speaking Monday to reporters at Dove Valley, Broncos coach John Fox responded to a question about fumbles and indicated that ball security would be an emphasis this week during practices.

NFL on Trindon Holliday releases statement on blown return TD fumble
The NFL released a statement Monday saying replay official Bob Boylston made a huge error in not reviewing the fumble by Broncos punt returner Trindon Holliday, whose showboating should have led to a fumble and Carolina ball at the 20

Trindon Holliday is sixth Bronco with multiple kick returns for TD - The Denver Post
With his 76-yard punt return Sunday, Trindon Holliday became the sixth Broncos player with more than one special-teams touchdowns in the same season.

Broncos want returner Trindon Holliday to refrain from TD celebrations - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Call it the Holliday rule.

Broncos' D.J. Williams returns from two suspensions, reports for duty - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
In one way, D.J. Williams is lucky. He didn't lose his job for failing a performance-enhancement drug test and receiving an alcohol-related driving conviction in the past year.

Bests and worsts from the Broncos' win over the Panthers - The Denver Post
On target. During a pick-'em-apart stretch of the first half, Broncos QB Peyton Manning completed 13 passes in a row.

Broncos defensive approach turns out to be Kryptonite for Cam Newton - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
For much of the week leading up to their game Sunday, the Broncos talked about Cam Newton's size and strength, his powerful arm and his running ability.

Panthers can't stem the tide of Broncos' sack-happy pass rush - The Denver Post
Von Miller exited the humid visitors' locker room into the tunnel to the team bus, took off his thick-rimmed glasses and wiped sweat from his brow.

Fowler: Broncos make Panthers QB Cam Newton look just average - The Denver Post
One word to describe Cam Newton on Sunday in the Broncos' 36-14 obliteration of the Carolina Panthers? - AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command
Outside Denver, the AFC West is turning into the punch line of the NFL this season.

Moving on: Denver Broncos - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Denver Broncos need to focus on after a 36-14 road win at Carolina on Sunday:

Youthful Broncos have helped power winning streak - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
For the Broncos, these are the hunger games.

Denver Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil has strained shoulder, but no tear - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Disaster lurked Sunday at Carolina, and again Monday at Dove Valley.

Late slides by Broncos in recent years should temper sudden accolades - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: Where are the trouble spots, if any, in the Broncos' remaining schedule?

Both Chargers, Broncos making promises entering this season's rematch - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Promises have been made already this week. But after Sunday's game in Sports Authority Field at Mile High, kept promises will decide things, both in that afternoon's contest and, in large part, the AFC West race.

Denver Broncos eyeing ... the San Diego Chargers - The Denver Post
For the record: the Chargers lost 34-24 on Sunday at Tampa Bay and stand 4-5, two games behind Denver in AFC West.

Division News

Steelers survive overtime challenge from Chiefs | ProFootballTalk
After playing perhaps their best 60 minutes of the season, the Kansas City Chiefs still found a way to lose.

Report: Roethlisberger has "unusual" separated shoulder | ProFootballTalk
A quarterback with an unusual reputation for embellishing injuries now has an unusual injury.

Schottenheimer says he wasn’t in Kansas City, but he’s talking to Chiefs | ProFootballTalk
On Friday, a SiriusXM caller insisted that former Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer had been spotted in Kansas City. - Fans want Pioli, Crennel removed for K.C.'s lost season
A day before the country voted on Election Day, the Chiefs gave their concession speech for the season following a 1-7 start. - Chiefs place DE Dorsey on I.R.
The Chiefs placed DE Glenn Dorsey on injured reserve and promoted DB Neiko Thorpe from the practice squad, the team announced Monday in advance of their Week 10 game vs. Pittsburgh.

Moving on: Oakland Raiders - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 55-20 road loss at Baltimore on Sunday:

Dennis Allen calls Raiders defensive performances "unacceptable" | ProFootballTalk
The last two weeks have been far from pretty for the Oakland Raiders defense. It’s a pair of performances head coach Dennis Allen isn’t at all happy with.

Norv Turner of San Diego Chargers defends quarterback Philip Rivers - ESPN
In the wake of another come-from-ahead loss, coach Norv Turner brushed aside any notion that the San Diego Chargers would consider sitting mistake-prone quarterback Philip Rivers.

What did Norv Turner's rant show? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Turner temporally lost his cool and was shouting in response to questions after a 34-24 loss. It was the 4-5 Chargers’ fourth loss in the past five games.

Chargers' second-half failures - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Monday morning, SportsCenter offered an amazing look at the difference between the first and second halves of games for the San Diego Chargers.

Moving on: San Diego Chargers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ere are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 34-24 road loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday:

NFL News

NFL Network will introduce a new weekly segment on Around the League LIVE beginning Wednesday, November 14

NFL admits a pair of officiating errors | ProFootballTalk
The NFL office admitted Monday a pair of relatively obvious and egregious officiating errors, including one that allowed a bogus touchdown to stand and one that let the clock run for over a minute when it shouldn’t have.

Replay assistants finally come under scrutiny | ProFootballTalk
The officiating blunders that occurred in Week 10 made us wonder whether it was Week Three all over again.

Spotting concussions could create a competitive disadvantage | ProFootballTalk
It’s easy to wag a finger at the NFL for not requiring teams to do a better job of yanking players who may have suffered concussions from games.

Miscellaneous Stuff - Philosophy shift sets up Panthers' playmakers to fail
Those who do not learn from history are destined to repeat it. - Panthers fire special-teams coordinator
The Panthers fired special-teams coordinator Brian Murphy and replaced him with Richard Rodgers, the team’s assistant special-teams coach. - Lions release CB Smith
The Lions released CB Alphonso Smith on Monday, creating room to activate CB Drayton Florence from the short-term injured reserve list.

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