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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/20/12


No-Huddle Offense Makes Mile High Debut
Denver's hurry-up offense moved the ball efficiently on Saturday night.

Broncos, QB Peyton Manning working on new kinks in the Denver offense - The Denver Post
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been nothing but plain-spoken and honest about football matters since his arrival in Denver.

Bronco Birthdays

DB Hamza Abdullah (2005-08) is 29.

DB Joshua Moore is 24.

Denver Broncos Videos

Denver Broncos vs Seattle Seahawks Preseason 2012 - YouTube
The Denver Broncos had their second preseason game of the year and were able to go into halftime against the Seattle Seahawks with a slight lead.

Breaking Down The Steelers' Defense - ESPN Video - ESPN
Eric Allen discusses the Steelers' defense and if they will take a step back this season.

Luck Ahead Of The Curve - ESPN Video - ESPN
Eric Allen breaks down Andrew Luck's performance against the Steelers in Week 2 of the preseason.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos QB Peyton Manning wants to see fewer turnovers - The Denver Post
Through two preseason games, the Broncos' starting offense has more turnovers (four) than scoring drives (two). That statistic does not sit well with quarterback Peyton Manning.

Denver Broncos' two-minute offense shows promise, ends in frustration - The Denver Post
In the span of 159 seconds of football time Saturday night, Broncos fans got a glimpse of the best of what Peyton Manning can be.

Division News

AFC West breakdown: Raiders' Dennis Allen trying to take rough edges off Oakland - The Denver Post
While the Denver Broncos are preparing for the NFL season in training camp, with all things Dove Valley grabbing headlines in Colorado, the team's AFC rivals have rolled up their sleeves as well.

Rookie receivers now key for Raiders - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Rod Streater and Juron Criner have been the stories of the summer for the Oakland Raiders. - Raiders LB Curry still sidelined by injured knees
Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen says linebacker Aaron Curry is running out of time to get back on the practice field from his injured knees in time to start the season opener.

Bad follows good as preseason moves on - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Last week was a banner week for most of the AFC West. - Turner has had many productive running backs
Things haven’t always been easy for Norv Turner in his career.

San Diego Chargers, 2012 N.F.L. Season Preview -
San Diego Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith said it best: "We have lost our respect in the league and our credibility in the league. We were an elite team - Chargers WR Brown breaks ankle
Chargers WR Vincent Brown suffered a broken left ankle in the team's 28-20 preseason victory over the Cowboys Saturday night.

Romeo Crennel not pleased with his team’s performance | ProFootballTalk
The Chiefs’ starters fell behind the Rams’ starters 14-0 in the first quarter on Saturday night, on the way to a 31-17 loss. Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel was not pleased. - Chiefs S Lewis to miss time with shoulder injury
The Chiefs' depth in the defensive backfield is already being tested.

Breaking down Kansas City's receivers - AFC West Blog - ESPN
With Dwayne Bowe starting to practice this week after ending his holdout, the Kansas City Chiefs have a deep receiving group. Let’s take a look at how it could shake out.

Future Foes

Panthers add Mruczkowski | National Football Post
Veteran interior lineman previously played for Chargers.

NFL News

NFLRA officials will need post-CBA once-over
Don't expect the locked-out officials to get back on the field immediately when a deal is struck.

NFL dismisses mistakes from replacement officials | ProFootballTalk
There’s nothing to see here. Keep moving. No cause for concern.

Miscellaneous Stuff

5 ½ QB Reality Checks from NFL Preseason WK 2 |
It’s still just pretend and nobody will be searching back for this particular post in Week 9 of the regular season.

Go Broncos!

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