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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 12/8/12

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Next Day Notebook: Time on the Broncos’ Side
The Broncos dominated time of possession against Oakland, K Matt Prater was a perfect 4-for-4 and Head Coach John Fox provides an injury update.

Denver Broncos Videos

Fox: 'We Still Need to Get Better'
Coach Fox talks about Thursday's win over Oakland and looking towards week 15.

Norv Turner's Future In San Diego - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ed Werder discusses Norv Turner's future as San Diego's coach and where he may end up if he is fired.

Terrell Suggs Practices - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ed Werder with the latest news on Terrell Suggs and Ray Lewis.

Patriots Look To Take Down Texans - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN NFL analyst Steve Young breaks down the Monday Night Football matchup between the Texans and the Patriots.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos-Ravens: Top priority for Denver is improving pass protection - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When the Denver players return to work Monday, one of the items on the team's things-to-do list will be pass protection.

Denver Broncos' short week goes a long way in showing team's grit - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When all was said and done in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday night, no Broncos player was using synonyms for "glowing" when breaking down Denver's 26-13 victory over the Raiders.

Rookie report: Broncos utilize Ronnie Hillman's change-of-pace skills vs. Raiders - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Wolfe and defensive end Elvis Dumervil continue to lead the way up front in terms of play time on the defense.

Opposing defenses learning it's worth risk to pressure Peyton Manning - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
From Oct. 15 to Nov. 11, the Broncos allowed Peyton Manning to be sacked one time.

Broncos get short break before getting down to the business of Ravens - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
After a hard-earned win on a short week, Broncos coach John Fox gave his players a three-day weekend.

Can Broncos run with Knowshon Moreno's recent redemption to Super Bowl? - The Denver Post
Maybe the fact Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno gained 119 yards in a 26-13 victory against Oakland should be no surprise.

Denver Broncos' eight-game win streak about substance, not style - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
Picky, picky. Every week it's something.

Shoulder no concern for Demaryius Thomas | ProFootballTalk
Demaryius Thomas is on a run of good health, and last night’s shoulder injury doesn’t appear to be anything to derail it.

PFT Live: Manning on pace for history? | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos got Week 14 underway on Thursday night by beating the Raiders 26-13 in Denver and Mike Florio takes a look Peyton Manning’s resurgent season. - Broncos show off depth at pass catcher in win
During his time in Indianapolis, Peyton Manning didn’t necessarily need a copious amount of pass catchers. - Friday's 60-second rant: How dangerous is Denver?
Peyton Manning and the Broncos, who extended their winning streak to eight games Thursday night against the Raiders, haven’t lost since they played the Patriots in Foxborough in Week Five, a 31-21 defeat that started as a 31-7 deficit.

Denver Broncos: Moving On - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Denver Broncos need to focus on after a 26-13 win at Oakland on Thursday:

Division News

Final Word: AFC West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Three nuggets of knowledge about Week 14:

Oakland Raiders: Moving On - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Here are some areas the Oakland Raiders need to focus on after a 26-13 home loss to Denver on Thursday: - Raiders QB Pryor waiting in the wings
The Raiders intend to have QB Terrelle Pryor active and ready to run a package of plays for the third consecutive game in Week 15, when Oakland will host Kansas City. - Late-blooming Jackson reviving career with Chiefs
In a season layered with disappointment and now tragedy, the Chiefs are hoping to find any kind of bright light they can.

PFT Live: Turner won’t be fired? | ProFootballTalk
Mike Florio talks with Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego about the future of Chargers head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith.

ProFootballTalk: Turner firing a done deal? | ProFootballTalk
Even though the Chargers deny they have made the decision to fire Norv Turner and A.J. Smith at the end of the year, Mike Florio explains why Turner’s exit from San Diego is a done deal.

Norv Turner: Reports of my demise won’t affect our preparations | ProFootballTalk
Thursday’s report that the Chargers will fire head coach Norv Turner at the end of the season hasn’t affected his team’s preparation for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, Turner says.

Chargers’ Michael Harris says he’s "definitely" playing | ProFootballTalk
It looks like the Chargers might have some degree of offensive line left Sunday.

Chargers may get some O-line relief - AFC West Blog - ESPN
The San Diego Chargers entered the week thinking they’d be without three starting offensive linemen Sunday at Pittsburgh. Now, there appears to be a chance one could play.

NFL News - Recap of Friday's NFL fines
The following players were fined this week for actions taken in Week 13, according to various media outlets:

Schiano’s idea for replacing kickoffs traces to LeGrand injury | ProFootballTalk
On Thursday, TIME disclosed that Commissioner Roger Goodell has mentioned a possible replacement for kickoffs

ProFootballTalk: Should NFL eliminate kickoffs? | ProFootballTalk
People are causing an uproar due to Roger Goodell’s crusade to eliminate kickoffs. Peter King tells those doubters they’re wrong and here’s why.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Bernie Kosar surprised by reaction to his radio interview | ProFootballTalk
Bernie Kosar did a radio interview with WKNR in Cleveland on Wednesday that went viral because of the way he sounded while on the air.

Bo Jackson documentary features Bear, Bucs, Boz and Tecmo Bowl | ProFootballTalk
Bo Jackson’s NFL career lasted just 38 games, but it produced enough highlights that you could fill an afternoon surfing YouTube looking at his runs.

Quirks of the Game: The Roster Challenge -
When a baseball team loses a player to a midseason injury it fills that roster spot by calling up someone from the minor leagues, someone who has been playing regularly and coached by someone in the organization.

20 questions: Management & Direction in College Football |
In my last post I reflected on the vantage point from the upper decks and seeing things for what they really are.

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