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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/5/12


Summer Scrimmage: Live Blog "
It’s always fun to get back in the press box at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. It’s the first time since last season’s thrilling overtime playoff victory against the Steelers, and even though it’s in the middle of training camp, it still feels like a game day.

Peyton Manning draws 41,304 to Denver Broncos scrimmage -
On his first snap, Peyton Manning went deep. He overshot Demaryius Thomas but nonetheless showed off his arm strength to any doubters that might remain.

Summer Scrimmage Prepares Broncos "
Saturday’s scrimmage at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium served as more than just a well-attended first chance to go full speed.

Mile High Milestone
Quarterback Peyton Manning took the field at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the first time as a Denver Bronco on Saturday.

Bronco Birthdays

RB Wendell Hayes (1965-67) is 72.

Denver Broncos Videos

Broncos Hold Scrimmage - ESPN Video - ESPN
Josina Anderson reports from Broncos intrasquad scrimmage at training camp.

Roger Goodell From HOF - ESPN Video - ESPN
Ed Werder talks to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about the Saints, safety, and replacement officials from the Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos Set Camp Attendance Record "
From the crowd’s eruption after Peyton Manning’s back-shoulder touchdown pass to Eric Decker, someone walking by Sports Authority Field at Mile High might have thought it was a game-winning score.

Veteran Safety Leonhard Signed "
On Saturday, the Broncos added depth to their secondary — and perhaps their return game — by signing safety Jim Leonhard.

Manning, Offense Continue to Jell
Peyton Manning and the Broncos offense are using training camp to establish chemistry with one another.

Broncos Country Sets the Tone
Fans were out in full force during Saturday's scrimmage at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, shattering the previous training camp attendance record.

Division News

Melvin Ingram earns high praise - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Who better to ask about the hot-shot new pass-rusher in town than the quarterback?

Chargers need to move more than 3,000 tickets to lift blackout for Packers game | ProFootballTalk
The Chargers have opted not to take advantage of the new blackout rule.

Talk in Oakland that Plaxico Burress could fit with the Raiders | ProFootballTalk
Free agent receiver Plaxico Burress just wants some team to show some interest in him, and there’s talk in Oakland that the Raiders could be that team.

Future Foes - Browns LB Gocong suffers season-ending injury
Browns LB Chris Gocong has suffered a torn right Achilles and could undergo season-ending surgery as early as Monday, per a report from The Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot.

NFL News

Goodell stands firm on "pay-to-injure" language | ProFootballTalk
Not that anyone expected him to change his mind, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was firm Saturday, insisting the Saints operated a pay-to-injure program.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell encourages player safety at youth clinic - ESPN
More than 100 youth football players knelt in the grass in front of the white goal post, waiting to strap up their new helmets. First, they got a warning from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

Dermontti Dawson pays tribute to Mike Webster at the Hall of Fame | ProFootballTalk
As a rookie for the Steelers in 1988, Dermontti Dawson played guard alongside center Mike Webster. A year later, Webster left Pittsburgh and Dawson took Webster’s place as the Steelers’ center. And tonight, Dawson joined Webster in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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