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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 12/15/12

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Vince Caligiuri
Broncos at Ravens: What to Watch For
The Broncos head to Baltimore in search of their ninth straight win.

The Art of the Strip-Sack
The Broncos have forced 11 strip-sacks on the season, and are 7-1 in those games.

One Play at a Time "
We’ve had a great streak so far, and we’re hoping to extend it another game this weekend in Baltimore.

Cheerleaders Reflect on Woodyard’s Toy Drive "
Hi Broncos Country! I hope you are all enjoying the holiday season so far. Despite the recent cold weather, this is most definitely my favorite time of the year!

Denver Broncos Videos

Fox on Offensive Balance, Defensive Pressure
Head Coach John Fox speaks with the media before the team leaves for Baltimore.

Miller, Moore to Meet Role Models
Von Miller and Rahim Moore will compete against the two pros they grew up watching.

NFL Films Preview: Broncos at Ravens
NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens.

NFL Kickoff OT: Key Games For Week 15 - ESPN Video - ESPN
NFL Kickoff OT breaks down the big games for week 15.

North Carolina RB Bernard Declares For NFL Draft - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay has the latest on sophomore Giovani Bernard, the nation's top punt returner, who will forgo his final two years of college eligibility to enter the 2013 NFL draft.

NFL Draft Insider McShay Talks Current Longhorns Prospects - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN college football and NFL draft analyst Todd McShay says Kenny Vaccaro, Alex Okafor and Marquise Goodwin will all be evaluated.

Between The Tackles: Defensive Player Of The Year - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ashley Fox makes her case for Von Miller as the NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Denver Broncos Blogs

Peyton Manning is new voice on Denver International Airport trains - The Denver Post
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is known for calling audibles on the line of scrimmage but now he will be known for being the voice on the train.

Broncos still hope to have Wesley Woodyard, Chris Kuper back in lineup - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
As the Broncos prepared to close out the week, they remain reasonably healthy, with a far shorter injury report leading up to Sunday's game in Baltimore than the Ravens have.

Broncos hoping running game forces Ravens into man-to-man coverage
Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas widenened his grin when asked about the 119 yards rushing last week by Knowshon Moreno against Oakland and whether Moreno might have another good day Sunday at Baltimore.

Stuffing the run, QB sacks go together, Broncos' Justin Bannan says
In football, particularly at the highest level, one action invariably affects another.

Von Miller says multiple fines won’t change the way he plays | ProFootballTalk
The good news for Broncos linebacker Von Miller is that he wasn’t fined this week.

No other defender as important as Von Miller -- Between The Tackles - ESPN
They are the closest of friends, Denver linebacker Von Miller and San Francisco defensive end Aldon Smith, so when Smith finished with two sacks against Miami last Sunday to extend his league lead to 19.5, Miller texted him. Smith had created substantial breathing room ahead of Houston's J.J. Watt (16.5 sacks) and Miller (16.0).

Champ Bailey: It feels good to have a great quarterback in Denver | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos are the AFC West champions, just as they were last year. But this year feels a lot different to Denver cornerback Champ Bailey.

Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper looks like Peyton Manning's MVP - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
If Peyton Manning is the most valuable Bronco, Chris Kuper might be the Bronco most valuable to Manning's well being.

Broncos QB Brock Osweiler might see field in final two games of season - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: Can you please discuss the lack of any playing time for Peyton Manning's backup at quarterback. If (Manning) goes down, the season is over. You can't learn much carrying a clipboard.

Denver Broncos' running game providing balance to Peyton Manning-led offense - The Denver Post
An offense with Peyton Manning taking snaps doesn't need to lead the NFL in rushing. But how much is good enough?

Broncos-Ravens: Here's how Denver can grab a win Sunday in Baltimore - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
There are still plenty of mathematical combinations for the Broncos to get one of the AFC's top two seeds in the postseason, but their best chance comes with running the table by winning their last three games.

Terrell Suggs is a game-time decision again | ProFootballTalk
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is trying to play through a torn biceps he suffered a couple of weeks ago, but he wasn’t able to answer the bell for last Sunday’s game against the Redskins.

Division News

Final Word: AFC West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 15:

Rookie O-lineman likely to play for Chargers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The San Diego Chargers, whose already faint playoff hopes took a hit Thursday night when the Bengals beat the Eagles, got some good news when rookie left tackle Mike Harris was listed as probable. - Chiefs' Breaston confused by Crennel's comments
WR Steve Breaston, a healthy scratch in four of the past five games, seemed surprised when media members presented him with head coach Romeo Crennel’s comments.

NFL News

Adam Jones says programs work, but players don’t use them | ProFootballTalk
In the wake of the big-picture issues the NFL has faced in successive weekends, more attention has been paid to the programs put in place by the league to protects its players.

Quirks of the Game: Should the N.F.L. Kill the Kickoff? -
Talk about bad timing. In a Time magazine article last week, N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell floated the radical idea of doing away with kickoffs in the name of player safety.

2013 Draft

Scouting Football Talent - Tight Ends required |
Recently looked at the trending of the Tight End position in the National Football League.

Giovani Bernard entering NFL Draft | ProFootballTalk
Two productive years of college and one ACL injury was enough for University of North Carolina running back Giovani Bernard.

Miscellaneous Stuff

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Under Pressure: Getting Deep with DPOY
It’s not often that this can be said, but the race for the Defensive Player of the Year award this season seems even more fascinating than the Most Valuable Player chase.

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