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

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Hey, at least he has Bronco colors
Hey, at least he has Bronco colors
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Eric Decker: Enjoying the Ride
A healthy offseason has helped wide receiver Eric Decker enjoy a career year.

Q&A with Rahim Moore talks one-on-one with safety Rahim Moore about his second year in the league.

Get to Know: Sam Garnes chats with Assistant Secondary Coach Sam Garnes.

John Fox: We never had doubts about Peyton Manning -
Last summer's frantic concerns about the future of Peyton Manning seem silly here in December.

Elway Discusses Clinching the AFC West "
On Tuesday, Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway sat down with Chris Hall of for the latest installment of Elway Access,

Denver Broncos Videos

Fox, Denver Broncos preparing for deep playoff run - NFL Videos
04:50 – Denver Broncos head coach John Fox joins "NFL AM" to talk about Super Bowl aspirations, quarterback Peyton Manning and the talent of linebacker Von Miller.

Fox: 'Focus Was Good'
Coach Fox outlines the week's final injury report before traveling to Oakland.

NFL Films Preview: Broncos at Raiders
NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders.

Black Hole Bound
The Raiders stand between the Broncos and eight straight wins.

Fantasy: Broncos vs. Raiders Preview - ESPN Video - ESPN
Eric Karabell discusses Darren McFadden's value in Week 14.

Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-OAK - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Broncos-Raiders

Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-CLE - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chiefs-Browns

Week 13: RedZone Top 5 plays - NFL Videos
01:00 – Check out the best plays from NFL RedZone in Week 13, including the longest run of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's career.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos' Manning-Thomas connection evolving into something special - The Denver Post
The 10-yard touchdown pass was a perfect mix of preparation, precision and poetry.

Rahim Moore proves to be Broncos' busiest defender through dozen games - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: I was surprised to see ... that Rahim Moore has the highest number of defensive plays of any player. More than Champ (Bailey), (Mike) Adams and (Derek) Wolfe.

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos can roll over Oakland Raiders -
When it comes to the Denver Broncos (9-3) and Oakland Raiders (3-9), throw out the records.

Broncos' Wesley Woodyard out vs. Raiders; D.J. Williams likely starter - The Denver Post
Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard did not practice Wednesday and will not play in Thursday's game at Oakland, Denver coach John Fox said.

Peyton Manning has struggled against the Raiders in Oakland - Jeff Legwold
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is second in the NFL with a 68 percent completion rate this season.

Tis the season for Broncos to run the ball | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
Yes, the Broncos are darn near a complete team.

DJ Williams and Danny Trevathan to replace Wesley Woodyard | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
With Broncos linebacker Wesley Woodyard listed as doubtful — which in my expereince might as well mean "no chance in heck" — to play Thursday

Don't plan on Brandon Stokley playing this game either | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
After Broncos slot receiver Brandon Stokley tested his hip prior to the game Sunday against Tampa Bay and was unable to play, it doesn’t make sense

Broncos at Oakland: The 1977 game remains one of the most famous
As the Broncos head to Oakland, here’s a replay of a piece we ran on the Post site in 2007. It’s about the famous 1977 Broncos-Raiders game at Oakland.

3TFO: Broncos @ Raiders, Week 14
If you saw the 9-3 Denver Broncos were scheduled to face the 3-9 Oakland Raiders on Thursday Night Football and wondered if the schedulers opened the door for another primetime AFC West blowout,

Thursday Matchup: Broncos at Raiders -
Sometimes it is best to leave the analysis of a team’s shortcomings to the players on the field.

Broncos at Raiders: Game plan - The Denver Post
When the Broncos run.

Broncos at Raiders: Five things to watch - The Denver Post
1. Don't let the Raiders kick-start the run.

Here's how the Broncos can grab a win on Thursday night at Oakland - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
The Broncos have spoken plenty in the past few days about the importance of division games, about the length and fierceness of the rivalry with the Raiders.

Richard Seymour, Wesley Woodyard out for Thursday night | ProFootballTalk
The Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders will both be missing one of their key defensive pieces for the match up of AFC West division rivals on Thursday night.

Division News

ProFootballTalk: Gruden-Raiders reunion? | ProFootballTalk
Rumors are swirling that Jon Gruden is talking with the Oakland Raiders for their potential head coaching vacancy. Would this move make sense for both parties?

Oakland Raiders deny interest in Jon Gruden as coach -
The Oakland Raiders put Pro Football Weekly publisher Hub Arkush on blast Wednesday. This was a bad-mouth-you-in-front-of-your-momma-type attack.

Raiders P.R. chief "disgusted" by Arkush spreading Gruden rumor on day Allen’s father died | ProFootballTalk
In many respects, the post-Al Davis Raiders are very different from the team that was run for years by one of the fieriest personalities in sports.

Dennis Allen returns to Oakland Raiders after father's death - ESPN
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen has returned to the team after the death of his father.

By the numbers: Best in West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here is a look at the division leaders in some key statistical categories after Week 13

Pioli, Crennel among Chiefs personnel who will attend mandatory counseling | ProFootballTalk
As the Chiefs organization continues to wrestle with the tragic events of Saturday, the personnel who witnessed linebacker Jovan Belcher’s suicide will be required by the league to submit to mandatory counseling.

Brady Quinn is the AFC offensive player of the week | ProFootballTalk
Brady Quinn’s NFL career has been largely disappointing, but under unimaginably difficult circumstances on Sunday, he played what may have been his best game. - Chargers sign Wells, place Barnes on I.R.
The Chargers signed veteran OG Reggie Wells and placed LB Antwan Barnes on injured reserve. - Wednesday's 60-second rant: Another year to forget for Rivers
Ask Chargers fans to dole out blame for the car wreck that has been the 2012 season, and head coach Norv Turner likely would get the brunt, followed by GM A.J. Smith.

NFL News

Congressional HGH hearings coming next week | ProFootballTalk
Next Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will, as expected, convene a hearing on the science necessary for HGH testing in the NFL.

NFL Communications - NFL Health and Safety Update — December 5, 2012 "
For the complete release, click here

NFL wants letter with details of settlement offer removed from web | ProFootballTalk
The NFL’s litigation portfolio currently includes a lawsuit filed by retired players regarding the ongoing presence of their names and likenesses in NFL Films productions. - NFL suspends Seahawks CB Browner four games
The NFL announced that Seahawks CB Brandon Browner has been suspended for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Cal receiver Keenan Allen enters NFL draft | ProFootballTalk
Cal’s Keenan Allen, a junior who has a chance to be the first receiver selected in next year’s NFL draft, has made it official: He’s going pro.

Bill Belichick would vote for J.J. Watt as defensive player of the year | ProFootballTalk
If Patriots coach Bill Belichick had a vote for the defensive player of the year award, Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt would get it.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Who is the Pro Personnel Director? | National Football Post
Just about every NFL team has one and their impact, importance and job description varies around the league

Terrell Suggs calls himself a game-time decision | ProFootballTalk
Earlier on Wednesday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that linebacker Terrell Suggs had been told by doctors that he could return to the field after suffering a torn biceps last Sunday.

John Harbaugh: Suggs can play through injury, Lewis practicing Wednesday | ProFootballTalk
When last we left Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs, we were waiting to hear whether or not he got the go-ahead from doctors to try to play through the biceps tear he suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Steelers.

If Suggs needs surgery, he only has so long to do it | ProFootballTalk
Peeling back the "blood diamond" rhetoric and the reality that the Ravens need linebacker Terrell Suggs (and maybe two or three more of him) in order to win the Super Bowl, Suggs potentially faces a delicate decision that could impact the balance of his football career.

Ray Lewis: "I’m making progress" | ProFootballTalk
Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis returned to the practice field Wednesday, even though he’s not eligible to play this week.

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