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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/30/12

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Notebook: Miller on AFC Defensive Player of the Month
Linebacker Von Miller discusses being named AFC Defensive Player of the Month, the Broncos prepare for Tampa Bay wide receiver Vincent Jackson and cornerback Champ Bailey and safety David Bruton talk college football.

All Different Ways "
Sometimes you have to do whatever it takes. That’s just what the Broncos are doing.

Bucs’ Barber Still Producing "
For as long as Broncos veterans Champ Bailey, Keith Brooking, Peyton Manning and Brandon Stokley have been doing it, Buccaneers safety Ronde Barber has been doing it longer.

Denver Broncos Videos

Buccaneers Week - Thursday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox meets with the press following Thursday's practice

Buccaneers Week - Thursday: Del Rio
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks about preparing for Tampa Bay.

Buccaneers Week - Thursday: McCoy
Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy talks about preparing for Tampa Bay.

Buccaneers Week - Thursday: Bailey
Champ Bailey talks about the Tampa Bay offense and how he thinks the team is performing heading into December.

Buccaneers Week - Thursday: Miller
Von Miller talks about winning AFC Defensive Player of the Month and preparing for Tampa Bay.

Bailey, Defense Ready for Bucs
Tampa Bay has averaged 38 points per game during their three wins against the AFC West. Champ Bailey and the Denver defense know they'll be tested Sunday.

Countdown Daily Prediction: Buccaneers-Broncos - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Tampa Bay at Denver

Countdown Daily Prediction: Bengals-Chargers - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Cincinnati at San Diego

Countdown Daily Prediction: Panthers-Chiefs - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Carolina at Kansas City

Countdown Daily Prediction: Browns-Raiders - ESPN Video - ESPN
The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Cleveland at Oakland

Rolando McClain To Be Released - ESPN Video - ESPN
Matt Williamson discusses why the Raiders will release LB Rolando McClain and the areas they need to address in the offseason.

Mathieu In NFL Draft - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay discuss Tyrann Mathieu's impact on the 2013 NFL draft.

NFL Draft Blitz: The WR Class - ESPN Video - ESPN
Kevin Weidl and Steve Muench talk about the top wide receiver prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft

NFL Cold Hard Facts - ESPN Video - ESPN
Brian Dawkins looks at the top NFL storylines headed into Week 13.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Is Peyton Manning throwing as well as ever? | National Football Post
Some question arm strength, but his passes remain precise.

Broncos' Champ Bailey anticipates renewing duel with Vincent Jackson - The Denver Post
Speaking to the media Thursday following practice, Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey said he looks forward to another battle with wide receiver Vincent Jackson

Mark Kiszla: Signature moment in life of Broncos' Peyton Manning - The Denver Post
Can somebody explain to me the red-hot fuss about Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles asking Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for an autograph in the parking lot after a game?

AFC West roundup: Division producing far more drama than victories - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When things go bad, as in the-fans-want-you-to-fire-everybody bad, the drama seems to follow.

Broncos' pile of seven-game winning streaks not nearly a mile high - Jeff Legwold
With a win Sunday, the Broncos will have their first seven-game winning streak since 1998. That was the season that ended with their last Super Bowl appearance.

Broncos' Del Rio more nervous about son than own preparation | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio said he is always nervous during the week of games, but he is used to that and can handle it.

Denver, Broncos face big challenges in Super Bowl bid - The Denver Post
If enthusiasm, love of football and civic pride were top criteria for cities to win a bid to host the Super Bowl, Denver could be a top contender every year.

A Super Bowl in Denver? Go for it, says Broncos' Fox | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
Broncos coach John Fox said he is in full support of the city of Denver being in the process of applying for a future Super Bowl.

Eric Studesville should join Mike McCoy, Jack Del Rio on candidate list - Mike Klis
The performance by Knowshon Moreno last week at Kansas City was a reminder that the Broncos have one the league’s best running backs coaches in Eric Studesville.

Valor Christian football championship test of nerves for Broncos' Del Rio too - The Denver Post
Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio said he is always nervous during the week of games, but he is used to that and can handle it.

Broncos-Bucs draft trades pay off twice: Derek Wolfe, Doug Martin prized picks - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
It wasn't Doug Martin, the NFL's hottest rookie running back, who the Broncos traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on draft day.

Broncos rookie report: Derek Wolfe still powering through rookie wall - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold

Buccaneers pose greater threat to Broncos' run defense - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When the Broncos' defense is at its swirling and aggressive best, it's difficult to keep your eyes off Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller as they create havoc for opposing quarterbacks.

Broncos' Champ Bailey getting bigger challenges from opposing offenses - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: One thing that is always impressive about Champ Bailey is that he always treats opposing receivers with great respect and wants to face their best. I am wondering if receivers around the league give him the same respect?

Broncos' Jack Del Rio focused on current task, not outside jobs - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
If the Broncos continue their winning ways, defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio's name will likely appear on a list of potential candidates for a job or two, both in college and the NFL.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Film Room: Broncos-Buccaneers
First-year head coach Greg Schiano’s young Tampa Bay Buccaneers have won four of their last five and are very much in the NFC Wild Card picture.

Bucs resisting temptation to move Barber back to corner | ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers are extremely thin at cornerback.

Lavonte David gives the Bucs their second rookie of the month award | ProFootballTalk
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2012 draft class is looking good.

Bucs nab special teams player of the month too | ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers were 3-1 in November and two members of their teams have been rewarded for their work in helping the team to that mark.

Division News

One guy to watch - AFC West Blog - ESPN
One player from each AFC West team to watch in Week 13: - Chargers blacked out for second week in a row
The Chargers-Bengals game in San Diego will be blacked out on local television this Sunday.

Jonas Mouton appears set to make long-awaited debut | ProFootballTalk
When the Chargers selected linebacker Jonas Mouton in the second round of the 2011 draft, it is hard to believe they expected to wait more than 18 months to see him play in a regular season game. - Raiders-Browns game blacked out in Oakland
The Raiders’ game on Sunday against the Browns will be blacked out on local television. - Thursday's 60-second rant: Allen has to show worst is behind Raiders
The Raiders have gone from the potential surprise team in the AFC West to the least competitive team in the league in the span of four weeks.

Rolando McClain asked to remain away from Raiders | ProFootballTalk
Linebacker Rolando McClain is still a member of the Oakland Raiders, although he may not be playing another game for the team.

NFL News

Elite NFL players come back quickly from injuries -
There are many remarkable stories, but none more so than that of the Vikings' Adrian Peterson, who wasn't supposed to be this good this soon after tearing up his knee.

Pfizer says Viagra doesn’t enhance performance, in football | ProFootballTalk
On Wednesday, Bears receiver Brandon Marshall said that he has heard of football players using Viagra to enhance performance. While playing football.

Viagra isn’t banned, ExtenZe is | ProFootballTalk
A pointed comment from Bears receiver Brandon Marshall has opened a new avenue of unexpected NFL discourse.

NFL Communications - NFL Health and Safety Update — November 28, 2012 "
For the complete release, click here

Miscellaneous Stuff - Backup QB options: 1992 vs. 2012
Backup quarterbacks just can’t stay out of the way these days, can they? - Former LSU DB Mathieu to enter NFL draft
Former LSU DB Tyrann Mathieu announced Thursday that he will enter the NFL draft.

Egg-gate hatches investigation at Atlanta airport | ProFootballTalk
On Wednesday night, the Saints’ team buses was pelted with eggs at the airport in Atlanta. On Thursday, officials at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport said they’re investigating the incident — and that airport workers may be innocent.

Egg-gate sprouts legs | ProFootballTalk
In an apparent effort to exonerate airport workers who may or may not have egged the Saints’ buses at the Atlanta airport on Wednesday night,

Monte Kiffin will return to the NFL | ProFootballTalk
If Lane Kiffin is going to survive at USC, he’ll have to do it without the help of his father.

Scouting Football Talent - The blueprint to a successful QB |
The Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars are two teams sure to be at the top of the 2013 NFL Draft that will be looking for franchise caliber QB help.

Go Broncos!

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