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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/6/12

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Next Day Notebook: Protecting Peyton
Peyton Manning hasn't been sacked in three games, Denver begins to size up the Panthers' read-option attack, Trindon Holliday revisits his touchdown return and John Fox provides an injury update.

Inside the Numbers: Week 9 "
-2 Over the past two games, Broncos opponents have returned four punts for a total of -2 yards.

Fox Preparing for Return to Carolina "
The 5-3 Broncos kick off the second half of their season in a familiar place for Head Coach John Fox.

Denver Broncos Videos

John Fox Press Conference
Head Coach John Fox updates Chris Kuper's status and talks more about Sunday's 31-23 win over the Bengals.

Checking in with Broncos Mo Bros
Five days into Movember, Chris Hall catches up with Caleb Hanie and Lance Ball to see how their mustaches are coming along.

Crennel Steps Down As Chiefs Defensive Coordinator - ESPN Video - ESPN
Chris Mortensen discusses the shakeup with the Chiefs as Romeo Crennel steps down as defensive coordinator.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos' Chris Kuper to miss 2-4 weeks with severely sprained ankle - The Denver Post
Broncos right guard Chris Kuper will be out two to four weeks with a severely sprained left ankle.

Broncos' Jack Del Rio using full depth chart and myriad defensive looks - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Eight games into his first season as Broncos defensive coordinator and Jack Del Rio has been anything but bashful about using the full Denver depth chart.

Ron Rivera: I think we’ve kind of found our way | ProFootballTalk
The Panthers won for the first time since Week Two against the Redskins on Sunday, a victory that ended a string of near misses for the team and left coach Ron Rivera feeling a bit better about his chances of sticking around beyond this season.

Broncos' defense off to promising start - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
There was an early five-game stretch in 2006 when the Broncos' defense was a combination of the 1985 Chicago Bears and 2000 Baltimore Ravens.

Broncos see plenty of potential in speedy Trindon Holliday - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When Trindon Holliday went to the NFL's scouting combine in 2010, he was measured at 5-foot-5 ¼ inches tall. He weighed in at 166 pounds.

Broncos coach John Fox not stirring things up against Panthers - The Denver Post
It's his story and he's sticking to it.

Broncos' late additions to roster demonstrate value against Bengals - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: I was in (Paul Brown Stadium) Sunday to see the Broncos get the win. It seemed like they were playing a lot of the new guys they picked up after (training) camp opened. By design or necessity?

Inside the game: Broncos had plenty of self-discovery against the Bengals - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Through the years, those with plenty of hard-earned gray around the temples have said you can learn a lot about a pro football team when things don't go well.

Eye on: The Carolina Panthers - The Denver Post
Panthers snapped a five-game losing streak Sunday with a 21-13 win at Washington. At 2-6, Carolina sits in last place in the NFC South.

Division News - AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season. - Chiefs waive CB Routt; name Gibbs defensive coordinator
The Chiefs waived CB Stanford Routt on Monday and signed veteran DT Shaun Smith.

Shaun Smith returns to Kansas City | ProFootballTalk
Defensive lineman Shaun Smith fell off the radar after getting released by the Titans in August, but he’s returned to the screen on Monday.

Chiefs expect more from Jon Baldwin - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel admitted that Jon Baldwin hasn’t produced as much as the team had hoped when the second-year receiver was excelling in the offseason.

High ankle sprains for Raiders backs, but coach won’t rule out | ProFootballTalk
Here’s why many coaches, pressed on injuries, will begin answers with "I’m not a doctor, . . ."

NFL News

Charlotte business leader: L.A. "scares the hell out of me" | ProFootballTalk
The Panthers’ Bank of America Stadium is a little over halfway through it’s planned 30-year lifespan. They’d like to freshen the place up a bit.

Referee in Miami Dolphins-Indianapolis Colts game curses in front of crowd, television audience - ESPN
An NFL referee lost his temper and used an obscenity during the Miami Dolphins-Indianapolis Colts game Sunday, and it was obvious to everyone inside Lucas Oil Stadium and those watching on television.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck passing at same yard mark this NFL season
Amazingly, after eight games and hundreds of passes, Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck have the same number of passing yards — each are exactly at 2,404 yards. - With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won
Colts owner Jim Irsay called it the most gut-wrenching decision of his career. Peyton Manning admitted he had no idea what to feel, mostly numbness, in his first few days post-Colts release.

The proof is in the pudding | National Football Post
Want to know why the Houston Texans are so good? They’re coming up aces in three big categories.

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