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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 12/1/12

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Dustin Bradford

All Eyes on the Bucs "
We know where we are in the standings, but you won’t hear us talking about it in the locker room.

Broncos Host AFL’s St. Kilda Saints "
On Friday, the St. Kilda Football Club of the Australian Football league visited Dove Valley, touring the Broncos’ facilities and taking in practice from the sidelines.

Four Broncos Named Hall-of-Fame Semifinalists
Four Broncos are closer to Canton. sat down with one of them, John Lynch.

Lynch Learns He Is Closer to Canton "
Former Broncos safety, now FOX broadcaster John Lynch was sitting in a conference room at Dove Valley waiting to speak with quarterback Peyton Manning as part of his preparations for his broadcast of Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay, when he received some unexpected news.

Denver Broncos Videos

Buccaneers Week - Friday: Fox
Head Coach John Fox speaks with the media following Friday's practice.

NFL Films Preview: Broncos vs. Buccaneers
NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Denver Broncos.

ProFootballTalk: John Fox on Manning’s immediate impact | ProFootballTalk - Video
Erik Kuselias sits down with Broncos head coach John Fox to ask him about the week-to-week improvements of Von Miller and if Peyton Manning’s guidance has taken this team to even greater heights.

Raiders Suspend Rolando McClain - ESPN Video - ESPN
AFC West blogger Bill Williamson discusses the Raiders' decision to suspend linebacker Rolando McClain two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

Colin Kaepernick Criticized For Having Tattoos - ESPN Video - ESPN
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless talk about a column that criticizes Colin Kaepernick's tattoos.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos coach John Fox can join elite coaching group with win Sunday - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Broncos coach John Fox is on the verge of making history.

Former Broncos QB Jake Plummer living in Colorado, reconnecting with football - The Denver Post
On the eve of the NFL season, inside a modest, newly purchased home in East Boulder, Colo., the former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer mounted a photograph of himself breaking free for a touchdown for Arizona State in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, 1997.

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.

Darren McFadden might suit up Sunday, Terrelle Pryor probably will | ProFootballTalk
The Raiders could get Darren McFadden back this week.

Trent Richardson, John Fox and a weekend preview on PFT on NBC Sports Network | ProFootballTalk
Another Sunday is kicking off in less than 48 hours and there’s a packed hour of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network coming your way to get you ready for it. - Freeman, Moreno appealing plays in potential track meet
In "Start or Sit," we make a call on players who merit strong starting consideration — and players who might be best on the bench.

Here's how Broncos can win both 7th straight game and division title - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Six-game win streaks are nice. The Broncos have now had three of them, after all, in the last four seasons alone: 2009, 2011 and now this year.

Deterring Broncos' John Fox from deferring unlikely during win streak - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: First, the Broncos are playing well and exceeding everyone's expectations given where they were just two years ago. So a bit of a nitpick here, but I am a bit mystified by the Broncos' decisions in recent games to defer when they win the coin flip

Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano adjusting nicely from college coaching - The Denver Post
If this keeps up, Tampa Bay's Greg Schiano will join San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in erasing the long-held notion that former college head coaches can't succeed in the NFL.

Peyton Manning meets the other Peyton Manning at Dove Valley - The Denver Post
Peyton Manning met Peyton Manning Friday.

Ravens LB Ray Lewis could face Broncos - The Denver Post
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, sidelined with a torn triceps, is expected to return Dec. 16 to face Peyton Manning and the Broncos, ESPN reported Friday.

Division News

Breaking down McKenzie thoughts - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie met with local media Friday to discuss many subjects about his 3-8 team. - Raiders suspend MLB McClain
The Raiders announced Friday that they have suspended MLB Rolando McClain for conduct detrimental to the team for two games. The suspension will end the morning of Dec. 10.

Beginning of the end for McClain? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The two-day saga involving LB Rolando McClain is over for the Oakland Raiders, and the disappointing former first-round pick remains with the team.

Raiders G.M.: No one is happy with our terrible November | ProFootballTalk
In the middle of November, Raiders owner Mark Davis said he wanted to see progress.

Andrew Whitworth and four Raiders fined $26,250 apiece for fight | ProFootballTalk
The brawl that ensued on Sunday after a Raiders player took a shot at Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has resulted in five players getting stiff fines. - Baldwin's absence from Chiefs offense baffles
Jon Baldwin stands an imposing 6-4, 230 pounds, making it difficult not to notice the second-year wide receiver unless the person looking for him on game day is a Chiefs quarterback.

NFL News

Talented but troubled Sheldon Richardson declares for NFL draft | ProFootballTalk
Sheldon Richardson, a physically gifted defensive tackle who carries some off-field baggage and injury concerns, has declared his intention to leave Missouri early and enter the 2013 NFL draft.

Brian Cushing ambivalent about future of cut blocks | ProFootballTalk
Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has a fine line to walk when discussing cut blocking.

NFL admits Ray Rice spot took too long, but says the call was right | ProFootballTalk
Late in Sunday’s Ravens-Chargers game, the officials took about 10 minutes to review the pivotal fourth-and-29 catch

Miscellaneous Stuff

NFL Front Office Management - Elements of team building |
The NFL in 2012 has rapidly evolved on the field and off. Offensive game plans seem to have swayed towards a so called "passing league" with the running game, in most cases, taking a back seat.

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