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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 8/6/12

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One Step Closer
Saturday's scrimmage at SAFAMH was welcomed by fans with open arms, and the speed on the field means games that matter are getting close.

Broncos want improved tackling, but a healthy team, after camp - The Denver Post
On one of the last plays of a sun-swept scrimmage attended by more than 41,000 fans Saturday, the biggest quandary of the Broncos' preseason played out in 3-D.

Bronco Birthdays

RB Cory Boyd (2008) is 27.

Denver Broncos Videos

Denver Broncos Scrimmage Aug 2012 - YouTube
Over 40,000 fans turned out to watch the Denver Broncos annual preseason scrimmage at Sports Authority Field on Saturday. Bronco Planet was there.

Highlight Of The Night - ESPN Video - ESPN
Kevin Kolb exits preseason game early as Drew Brees leads Saints to 17-10 win.

Dealing With Tragedy - ESPN Video - ESPN
Damien Woody talks about dealing with tragedy in the NFL.

Denver Broncos Blogs

New Broncos safety Leonhard placed on PUP | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
New Bronco safety Jim Leonhard is still rehabilitating his surgically repaired knee and was placed on the team’s active physically unable to perform (PUP) list Sunday.

Broncos RB Mario Fannin out with torn Achilles tendon - The Denver Post
Mario Fannin has the most unfortunate professional statistics line: two training camps, two season-ending injuries, zero NFL preseason games.

Willis McGahee's motor still running for Denver Broncos at age 30 - The Denver Post
The questions Willis McGahee hears now really aren't so different from the doubts others had about him nine years ago, when he was drafted in the first round despite a significant knee injury suffered in his final college game.

Division News

A preseason glance at the Broncos' AFC West brethren - The Denver Post
The Broncos are fully embroiled in training camp, with all things Dove Valley grabbing headlines. But their AFC brethren have rolled up their sleeves as well.

Terrelle Pryor perseveres through personal tragedy | ProFootballTalk
A year ago, Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor was one of the biggest names in NFL circles.

Aaron Curry using stem cell therapy to help knees | ProFootballTalk
Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry isn’t sure when he’ll be able to get back on the field, but he’s pretty sure that stem cell therapy will be the thing that winds up getting him back there.

NFL Training Camp 2012 -- Philip Rivers, Chargers look to end playoff drought - Jim Trotter -
Here's what Jim Trotter had to say about Chargers camp in San Diego, Calif., which he visited on Aug. 1. Read all of our postcards here.

Future Foes

Wallace absence tests Steelers' depth | National Football Post
Pittsburgh has only three other WRs with any measurable experience - Bengals cut DE Harvey
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have terminated the contract of DE Derrick Harvey.

Ben Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh Steelers misses practice with injured ankle - ESPN
A day after leaving practice a few minutes early because a teammate stepped on his foot during a drill, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did not practice Sunday.

NFL News

Former Big 10 and Arena League ref heads replacement crew | ProFootballTalk
The NFL has spared no expense finding the best and brightest officials for tonight’s preseason opener.

College officials work Hall of Fame game with NFL refs still locked out - ESPN
A crew of officials with college experience worked the Hall of Fame game Sunday night, filling in for regulars who are locked out in a labor dispute with the NFL.

Miscellaneous Stuff

As preseason starts, four holdouts remain | ProFootballTalk
With Lions defensive end Cliff Avril reporting for duty in Detroit, a total of four holdouts remain.

5 Things to look for in an NFL preseason game |
Preseason NFL football is finally here and with it comes four weeks of what many call meaningless games.

Go Broncos!

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