clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 12/17/12

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Kaptain Kirk 12/17/12

Broncos Get Franchise’s First Win in Baltimore
Denver earned the franchise’s first win in Baltimore with a 34-17 victory in Week 15.

Getting Better All the Time
Though Sunday’s win marked the Broncos’ ninth in a row, the team still knows there are aspects of its game to improve.

Harris Pick-Six Swings Game
Cornerback Chris Harris’ franchise-record 98-yard interception return for a touchdown turned the momentum in Sunday’s win.

Moreno Paces Offense
Running back Knowshon Moreno topped the 100-yard mark for the second week in a row in Denver’s 34-17 win at Baltimore.

Recap: 34-17 Win Makes Nine in a Row
The Broncos beat the Ravens in Baltimore on Sunday for their ninth straight victory.

Denver Broncos Videos

Sounds from the Locker Room
Player reaction following Sunday's win in Baltimore.

EXCLUSIVE: Locker Room Celebration
Coach Fox congratulates the team after Sunday's win.

Broncos at Ravens: Manning
Quarterback Peyton Manning talks about the team's 34-17 win against the Ravens.

Broncos at Ravens: Fox
Head Coach John Fox talks about Denver's 34-17 victory at M&T Bank Stadium.

NFLN: Broncos at Ravens Highlights
Watch highlights from Denver's 34-17 win at M&T Bank Stadium.

NFLN: Decker's 51-yard TD Catch
Wide receiver Eric Decker beats his coverage and makes a 51-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter.

NFLN: Harris' 98-yard Pick Six
Cornerback Chris Harris returns an interception 98 yards to mark the longest interception returned for a touchdown in Broncos history.

Denver Broncos Blogs - Broncos notch ninth consecutive win
Chris Harris returned an interception 98 yards for a momentum-turning touchdown, and the Denver Broncos beat the skidding Baltimore Ravens 34-17 Sunday for their ninth straight victory.

Broncos notes: Denver running game sets a Peyton Manning record - The Denver Post
When it comes to handing off, Peyton Manning is no Tim Tebow.

Peyton Manning shrugs off personal nine-game win streak over Ravens - The Denver Post
Can an NFL quarterback have a hex over a particular team?

Mark Kiszla: Broncos show Ravens how NFL defense is really played - The Denver Post
With a wrecking-ball defense, the Broncos came to the NFL town Ray Lewis built and tore it down.

Knowshon Moreno shows more patience for Broncos, rushes for 118 yards - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
There is a contradiction that is not easily understood and yet all great running backs possess it.

What they said: Peyton Manning wants a perfect game from Broncos - The Denver Post
The Denver Broncos ran over the Ravens on the road Sunday for a 34-17 victory. Here's what players and coaches said after the game.

Broncos, Peyton Manning run over Ravens for ninth straight win - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Bring on the Patriots, already. And while you're at it, bring them to Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Broncos' defense limits Ravens' stars in runaway victory - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
One of the chisel-it-in-stone items for any defensive coordinator is: Don't let the stars beat you.

Cowherd: Baltimore Ravens nearing panic mode late in NFL season - The Denver Post
The Ravens say they're not panicking, but the alert level has to be up around Defcon 4 after this one.

Broncos-Ravens: Bests and Worsts - The Denver Post
Renaldo Nehemiah, eat your heart out.

Baltimore Ravens' offense remains stuck in rut - The Denver Post
Throws that were wild and off target. Runs stopped close to the line of scrimmage. Blocking that appeared nonexistent.

Woody Paige: Thanks to Broncos' Chris Harris, a very Orange Christmas - The Denver Post
Chris "Kringle" Harris gift-wrapped a 98-yard interception return for a touchdown that put the Broncos in a festive holiday mood Sunday afternoon.

Are Broncos the Patriots' toughest test? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The last time the Denver Broncos weren't celebrating in a postgame locker room was in Foxborough, Mass., way back in Week 5.

As of this minute, Broncos have the No. 2 seed | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
If the Broncos can hold serve, they would have a first-round playoff bye — and most likely would host the New England Patriots in a second-round game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in mid-January.

Rapid Reaction: Broncos 34, Ravens 17 - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A look at a huge statement win by the Denver Broncos.

Broncos hammer Ravens 34-17, improve to 11-3 | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos broke their Baltimore jinx, but it wasn’t just because of Peyton Manning.

Division News

Wrap-up: Raiders 15, Chiefs 0 - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A look at an all-AFC West shutout as the Oakland Raiders downed the Kansas City Chiefs 15-0:

Raiders shut out Chiefs, or was it A’s-Royals? | ProFootballTalk
The Raiders had lost six straight, and are looking squarely at a top-five draft pick. - Janikowski kicks Raiders to shutout victory over Chiefs
The Oakland Raiders finally found a team they could beat.

Raiders take a look at Terrelle Pryor | ProFootballTalk
When the 2-11 Chiefs and the 3-10 Raiders get together, you throw out the record books.

Wrap-up: Panthers 31, Chargers 7 - AFC West Blog - ESPN
A look at another bad day for the Chargers: - Chargers RB Mathews fractures clavicle
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews fractured his left clavicle in Sunday’s loss to the Panthers and is likely done for the season, the team announced. - Panthers run over Chargers 31-7
Mike Tolbert scored twice against his former team and DeAngelo Williams turned a tipped pass from Cam Newton into a 45-yard touchdown reception as the Carolina Panthers beat San Diego 31-7 Sunday and eliminated the Chargers from playoff contention for the third straight season.

NFL News

NFLPA takes no position on expanded playoffs, for now | ProFootballTalk
Lost in the trial balloon floated by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding the possible expansion of the playoffs is a fairly important point.

League says playoff expansion was mentioned at ownership meeting | ProFootballTalk
Earlier today, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that, according to multiple owners, the topic of playoff expansion wasn’t addressed at Wednesday’s quarterly league meeting.

Memo shows NFL knew Cerullo was disgruntled | ProFootballTalk
As the bounty case now focuses on the defamation case filed by Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma against Commissioner Roger Goodell, one of the main arguments will become whether Goodell acted recklessly when giving credence to anything said by former Saints assistant Mike Cerullo.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers will discuss deal -- sources - ESPN
Despite being suspended for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, Rashard Mendenhall and the Pittsburgh Steelers are communicating and committing to meaningful contractual conversation with the running back's deal expiring this offseason, according to sources.

Schiano not happy about player-coach sideline shoving match | ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers’ terrible performance on the field Sunday against the Saints also included an ugly incident on the sideline, when linebacker Adam Hayward and assistant coach Bryan Cox got into a shoving match.

Go Broncos!

Follow Me on Twitter!

Get your MHR T-shirt here

Like Me on FaceBook!