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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/25/12

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!


Broncos at Chiefs: Final Preview breaks down the Week 12 matchup at Kansas City as Denver looks to improve to 4-0 in the division.

Thankful for my Teammates "
I just want to start out by thanking some of my teammates who helped me get the Defensive Player of the Week award last week.

Denver Broncos Videos

"Monday Night Football" Preview - ESPN Video - ESPN
Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico preview Panthers at Eagles on Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos at Chiefs: Five things to watch - The Denver Post
1. Don't let the Chiefs rev their run game. The Chiefs have had a pile of problems in a 1-9 season, but they have been able to run the ball.

Sunday's NFL games: Rookie QBs are already record setters - The Denver Post
Even before Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III blistered the Cowboys' defense for 311 passing yards and four touchdown throws on Thanksgiving, this year's rookie crop of passers was already on a record pace.

Broncos Q&A: Keith Brooking, Denver Broncos linebacker - The Denver Post
The life of Broncos linebacker Keith Brooking has followed the classic "small-town boy makes good" story line.

Broncos: Value of the running game downgraded in pass-happy NFL - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Somewhere between leather helmets and face masks, transistor radio and television, dust bowls and field turf, the running game diminished.

Paige: Broncos' John Elway should be NFL's executive of the year - The Denver Post
John Elway must be voted NFL executive of 2012 — by acclimation.

Broncos at Chiefs: Game plan - The Denver Post
When the Broncos run. With Willis McGahee (now injured) as their primary tailback, the Broncos have had 35 percent of their rushing attempts over the center.

Klis: Broncos' Knowshon Moreno just needs to be solid at RB - The Denver Post
Knowshon Moreno will finally answer a question Sunday.

Division News

Eric Winston says Kansas City Chiefs fans want wins -
When an elderly woman got after Dexter McCluster this week about the struggles of the 1-9 Kansas City Chiefs, it was just the latest example of a frustrated fan base lashing out. - Crennel has gotten best of Manning in rivalry
He’s the one who got away.

Don't blame Carson | National Football Post
QB is producing despite W-L record in Oakland.

NFL News

Willie Parker: "If you get a concussion, why would you tell?" | ProFootballTalk
As the NFL has placed an increased emphasis on quick diagnosis and mandatory time off for players diagnosed with concussions, a number of players have said they would lie about their symptoms if that’s what they had to do to stay on the field.

Calvin Johnson threatens single-season receiving yardage record | ProFootballTalk
Thursday’s loss to the Texans ended any realistic hope the Lions had of returning to the playoffs this season. But it also reinforced that the Lions are getting their money’s worth out of the enormous contract they gave receiver Calvin Johnson in March.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Real NFL contenders know how to finish strong-- Between The Tackles - ESPN
Finish strong. That is the goal of every NFL team, but particularly for the teams that have taken advantage of September and October and kept themselves in position to make a playoff run. The last six weeks of the regular season are critical.

Gaffney suspension comes from 2010 arrest | ProFootballTalk
The Dolphins cut receiver Jabar Gaffney on Wednesday, a day before the league suspended him for two games.

Tennessee QB Tyler Bray, WR Justin Hunter mum on NFL draft | ProFootballTalk
Although the University of Tennessee’s season came to an end today with a disappointing 5-7 record, the roster has significant NFL talent —

Colts cheerleader to shave her head for leukemia research | ProFootballTalk
Several players on the Colts have shaved their heads in support of head coach Chuck Pagano, who is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. Now a Colts cheerleader is getting in on the act.

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