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Ht3b_medium news: Tebow cancels scheduled talk with Ohio prosperity pastor
Tim Tebow has canceled an appearance at a revival organized by a controversial Ohio preacher, a spokesman for the star athlete said Wednesday.

Move Over McDaniels, Giants Deserve This One - Predominantly Orange
When the New England Patriots hired former Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels, when the Denver Broncos were knocked out of the playoffs, and when the Patriots made it to the Super Bowl, another Giants fan was born.

Giants RB Brandon Jacobs remembers Broncos' Damien Nash | First-and-Orange
New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs said his former junior college teammate Damien Nash still pops through his mind.

Denver Broncos Videos

Von Miller's Rookie Year - ESPN Video - ESPN
Von Miller joins SportsCenter to talk about his rookie year, playing with a thumb injury during the second half of the season, Tim Tebow's impact and makes a Super Bowl prediction.

Legend's Problem With Skip's Take On Tebow - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Legend and Stephen A. Smith confront Skip Bayless about his kid-glove treatment of Tim Tebow.

Celebrity watch: Tim Tebow arrives for 'Jimmy Fallon' show | The Indianapolis Star |
Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow arrives in Indianapoli...: Fans swarm Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow on Feb. 1, 2012, as he enters the Hilbert Circle Theatre in Downtown Indianapolis. Tebow was appearing on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," which is taping in Indianapolis.

Advice From "Brett Favre" - ESPN Video - ESPN
Larry The Cable Guy does his best Brett Favre impression.

Zip Line Challenge - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN athletes take on ESPN anchors in the Super Bowl XLVI zip line race.

Madden Cover Vote - ESPN Video - ESPN
SportsNation revisits Peyton Hillis beating Michael Vick for the cover of Madden.

Peyton Manning Timetable - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter talks about when a decision will be made on Peyton Manning's future with the Colts.

Denver Broncos News

Mohamed Looks For More
Rookie linebacker Mike Mohamed learned from the sidelines in his first NFL season. Now he's preparing to make an impact on the field in year two.

Del Rio Digs In
Newly named defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio knows success on defense starts with pressuring quarterbacks and winning the turnover game.

Tim Tebow has big fan in ESPN's Sean Salisbury | First-and-Orange
Finally, I found him. A person qualified to critique NFL quarterback play who thinks Tim Tebow has what it takes to become a bona fide NFL quarterback.

Cadiz Record - FOOTBALL Denver Broncos quarterback Tebow to speak at Graves County High School in April
Tickets for the first Graves County Eagle Foundation "Night with a Champion" featuring Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow will go on sale Friday, Feb. 17 at Graves County High School.

Tim Tebow can't avoid being hit a lot unless Denver Broncos change the way they use him - The Denver Post
Todays question about the Broncos comes from Ben.Q: Why do you keep saying Tim Tebow takes too many hits as a runner when his biggest hits came in the pocket?

Go ahead, make fun of Tebow's corny enthusiasm; it works for Broncos - NFL - News
The ol' college try doesn't work in the National Football League. Maybe it did in the old days, back in the 1950s and '60s when coaches dressed in their Sunday finest and players earned as much as the milkman. But those days are gone.

Ten-Point Stance: I was wrong about Tebow (and I'm far from alone) - NFL - News
An idiot wrote the following in April 2010 while reporting from the draft: "Every year, there is a team that puts on a clown suit and makes a fool of itself in the NFL Draft. Often, it's the Raiders. This year, it was the Denver Broncos, who were bamboozled by the man with the straight smile and crooked delivery."

Denver Broncos Blogs

Poll results: Von Miller for DROY - AFC West Blog - ESPN
According to our poll, sack totals should not hurt Von Miller's odds at winning the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.

Former Broncos coach Wink Martindale lands with Ravens - The Denver Post
Don "Wink" Martindale, the Broncos defensive coordinator in 2010, has been hired by the Baltimore Ravens to become their new inside linebackers coach.

Mike Shanahan: A Quarterback History - Hogs Haven
Your best source for quality Washington Redskins news, rumors, analysis, stats and scores from the fan perspective.

Report: Al Saunders talks to Chiefs - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Lame-duck former Oakland offensive coordinator Al Saunders met with the Kansas City Chiefs about their open offensive coordinator job, according to Bo

NFL News Blogs " Blog Archive How a cow becomes a football "
Next time you sit down to enjoy a nice steak or a juicy hamburger, especially if you live in the Midwest, keep this in mind: That cow you’re eating also might be playing on Sundays. Blogs " Blog Archive Larry the Cable Guy talks Madonna fling, tight britches "
I trail Larry the Cable Guy into a packed elevator just beyond the crush of Radio Row. His bevy of handlers have afforded me the length of the ride to grill the comedian before he beelines to a pig roast somewhere in the lower bowels of the JW Marriott.

NFL secrets & the Cold War, "When is too much not enough?" |
Throughout the Cold War the Soviets and the Americans did everything to try and gain an upper hand through Intelligence.

After including fans at media day, could combine be next?
The Giants' John Mara could see the league charging fans $25 to watch Indianapolis scouting combine.

NFL: No plans to sell fans tickets to Combine -
With the NFL continually finding new ways to market itself and the insatiable appetite fans have for all things football it has been theorized by many that it is only a matter of time before the league begins selling tickets to the annual Scouting Combine.

NFL Season Ends but HGH Testing Yet to Begin -
Just a few months ago, the National Football League (NFL) announced, before the start of the season, that it would start testing players for human growth hormone.

Whither 'Sweet Child O' Mine'? -
Fans come to sporting events expecting to hear favorite songs from AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses and the Ramones. But if the N.F.L. and Banshee Music have anything to say about it, they will leave the games humming original works by Darius Rucker or Jordin Sparks.

Brees, McCoy Win NFL's Air, Ground Awards -
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy were named winners of the National Football League's Air & Ground Players of the Year awards on Wednesday. news: New Colts OC Arians sounds ready to move on from Manning
New Indianapolis offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said Wednesday he hopes Peyton Manning returns to the Colts though he believes the best way for a rookie quarterback to learn is by playing. news: Raiders reportedly keep RB coach Skipper, interview Manusky
The Oakland Raiders will keep Kelly Skipper as the team's running backs coach, a source told Tuesday. Blogs " Blog Archive McNabb has three teams in mind but won’t name them "
Donovan McNabb says his future is bright. Part of that future could include a return to the NFL next season.

McNabb doesn’t sound ready to retire | ProFootballTalk
Former Vikings, Redskins, and Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb drew little to no interest after Minnesota waived him on December 1. During a Wednesday interview on NFL Network's Super Bowl Live, however, McNabb indicated that he intends to keep playing football. Blogs " Blog Archive Wayne wants to stay a Colt, thinks Manning can still play "
Long-time quarterback Peyton Manning isn’t the only player whose future the Indianapolis Colts have to decide on. Blogs " Blog Archive Three and out: Forte and the franchise tag "
Bears president Ted Phillips suggested the team would franchise RB Matt Forte if they can’t agree on a long-term deal.

Cliff Avril does not want to be franchise tagged | ProFootballTalk
Cliff Avril has the potential to be one of the top free agent pass rushers on the open market this spring. He knows it, and he wants to capitalize. Speaking to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press on Wednesday, Avril said he does not want the Lions to franchise tag him.

Ravens plan to extend Flacco’s contract, keep Ray Rice | ProFootballTalk
Speaking at a Wednesday press conference alongside G.M. Ozzie Newsome, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti adamantly confirmed that the team plans to keep quarterback Joe Flacco and free agent running back Ray Rice for the long term.

It will be hard for Packers to franchise and trade Matt Flynn | ProFootballTalk
The idea that the Packers could use their franchise tag on quarterback Matt Flynn and then trade him has been floated from time to time, but the financial realities of doing so will be difficult.

Super Bowl Week

$uper Bowl Fact$ and Figure$ | National Football Post
The numbers behind the game

Super Bowl XLVI – Back on the Practice Field "
For the first time this week, both the Patriots and Giants practiced on Wednesday. New England had practiced in full pads on Monday, but today marked the first practice in Indianapolis for New York. news: Super Bowl commercials an expensive game for advertisers
In 2001, a 30-second Super Bowl ad cost $2.2 million. That same ad on Sunday will cost advertisers an average of $3.5 million. Viewers are entertained, but do advertisers get their money's worth?

Jerry Reese’s key to building a Super Bowl team: Never stop scouting | ProFootballTalk
Giants General Manager Jerry Reese says there’s no secret to constructing a roster good enough to get to the Super Bowl. It’s just a matter of hard work from the scouting department.

‘Doritos Girl’ Ali Landry shares scars from Super Bowl commercial | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Landry became a sensation in 1998 when she starred in an ad for Doritos that aired during the Super Bowl

Column - 'Tell Me He Doesn't Look Like Mr. Ed.' -
We already know why they play the game.

Everything Indy: For the Super Bowl, Art Goes Very Public -
In the Super Bowl Village, the closest things a visitor can see to public art are some football-themed ice sculptures and the enormous, inescapable advertising banners: a movie poster here, a giant beer bottle there, Lombardi Trophies everywhere.

Might Take Overtime to Win Super Bowl -
Overtime. For the first time.

Super Bowl Playbook: Blitz Tendencies -
A look at the pass rush tendencies of the Patriots and the Giants heading into the Super Bowl.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Super Bowl XVLI Prop Bet Extravaganza!
It is time for perhaps the greatest tradition associated with Scramble for the Ball: the Super Bowl prop bets column

Super Bowl Standings - - Parry will head Super Bowl officiating crew
The NFL will trot out a veteran seven-man crew of officials on Sunday for Super Bowl XLVI.