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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/24/12

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Denver Broncos Videos

Film Tells Better Story
The Broncos are ignoring the Chiefs 1-9 record and know how difficult it will be grab a win at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chiefs Week - Friday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox outlines the week's final injury report before the team heads to Kansas City.

NFL Films Preview: Broncos at Chiefs
NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos release running back Jeremiah Johnson from practice squad - The Denver Post
The Broncos started the week with five running backs. They now have three.

Broncos rookie RB Ronnie Hillman "very excited" about additional snaps - The Denver Post
Speaking to reporters following Friday's practice, Broncos rookie running back Ronnie Hillman acknowledged that practices "were different" this week.

Time to evaluate the two drafts directed by Josh McDaniels for Broncos - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: Longtime displaced Broncos fan and I'm wondering what people inside the team really think of Josh McDaniels' drafts now that they are back to being a playoff team?

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning utilizing talented tight ends - The Denver Post
With 64 receptions, Broncos tight ends already have more catches than in any season since 2008. Veteran safety Mike Adams, among others, saw it coming.

Broncos-Chiefs: Denver "D" to be aggressive vs. QB Brady Quinn - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Former Broncos backup quarterback Brady Quinn hasn't started three games in a season since 2009.

Here's how the Broncos can achieve their 8th win of the season Sunday - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
If the numbers aren't liars, as some folks say numbers are, then the Broncos should leave Kansas City on Sunday evening with their eighth win of the season in hand.

Division News - Chiefs offensive line once more in flux
One of the few relative strengths for the Chiefs this season has been the offensive line, but for a second time this season injuries have forced a few changes up front.

Dexter McCluster of Kansas City Chiefs delivers turkeys, gets scolding from angry fan - ESPN
Even while giving away free turkeys, the Kansas City Chiefs cannot escape the wrath of their suffering fans. - Raiders owner Davis' patience being put to test
How tempted will Raiders owner Mark Davis be to shake up his coaching staff or front office, or both, if the Raiders don’t show signs of improvement before the end of the season?

Carson Palmer’s return vs. Bengals blacked out in Cincinnati | ProFootballTalk
So much for attendance increasing and blackouts declining in the NFL.

Patience is the prescription in Oakland - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The Oakland Raiders have done a good job of becoming a modern NFL franchise in the past year.

Raiders to be without McFadden again - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A tough season for Oakland running back Darren McFadden continues to get more difficult. - Chargers place OT Gaither on injured reserve
Chargers OLT Jared Gaither has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Friday, ending an injury-plagued season for the former Raven in his second year with the Chargers.

The Giants, the Chargers, and the Ravens: Answers to Readers' Questions -
Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.

NFL News

After Detroit debacle, NFL could change red-flag rule during season | ProFootballTalk
The last time a major officiating error wrongly awarded a team a touchdown in a close game on national television, the NFL acted swiftly. Now the NFL may act swiftly again.

Until red-flag rule changes, coaches should hand them off | ProFootballTalk
NFL executive V.P. of football operations Ray Anderson said on the Black Friday edition of The Dan Patrick Show that the rule that wipes out replay review if

NFL Competition Committee will reconsider challenge rule - ESPN
Ray Anderson, the league's vice president of football operations, said the NFL's Competition Committee will discuss in the next few days whether to change the challenge rule that Lions coach Jim Schwartz and Falcons coach Mike Smith violated the past two weeks.

N.F.L. Could Change Replay Rule -
The N.F.L. could change — perhaps this season but almost certainly by the start of the next — a rule that allowed a botched call on a touchdown by the Houston Texans to stand

Report: League will consider abolishing all blocks below the waist in 2013 | ProFootballTalk
In the wake of the ACL-shredding hit by Jets guard Matt Slauson on Texans linebacker Brian Cushing,

Miscellaneous Stuff

Report: Suh could be facing a one-game suspension | ProFootballTalk
Earlier today on The Dan Patrick Show, NFL executive V.P. of football operations Ray Anderson said that the foot to the groin by Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub

Where's the offensive innovation to protect NFL QBs? - ESPN
What if I told you there was a thriving multibillion-dollar industry with a business model that hinged on taking its most valuable assets and routinely putting them in the most dangerous and vulnerable position?

Some NFL teams found great bargains -- Adam Schefter's 10 Spot - ESPN
On Black Friday, the Super Bowl of shopping days, the NFL offers some of the best bargains out there.

Top 10 NFL left tackles -
Pro Bowl starters, Hall of Famers and Super Bowl champions: Meet the NFL's most dominant left tackles.

NFL Rookie Contracts - There are NO GREAT BARGAINS |
Last year I wrote a post on the importance of keeping an open mind when it came to what you watched, read, listened, and otherwise absorbed from the media covering the National Football League.

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