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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/17/13

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Elway Recalls Familiar Feeling From '96
John Elway knows the feeling of a devastating playoff loss. He also knows how to bounce back from it.

Source: Broncos' John Fox to replace Mike McCoy by the weekend - The Denver Post
When Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning stepped toward the line of scrimmage this season, he often shouted "hurry, hurry" to get things moving.

Denver Broncos Videos

Miller Vows to 'Attack' Offseason
Von Miller admitted he could have put more into his work last offseason, and after losing to the Ravens he promised not to make that mistake twice.

Mel Kiper's Mock Draft - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mel Kiper Jr. discusses his first mock draft for 2013 and ranks the best available quarterbacks.

Source: Lovie Smith Prepared To Sit - ESPN Video - ESPN
Source: Lovie Smith may sit out 2013 if he's not given a head coaching position.

NFL32OT: How To Stop A Running Quarterback - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mark Schlereth breaks down how the Falcons should stop Colin Kaepernick. The NFL32 crew discuss if new Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's offense will work in the NFL.

Will Chip Kelly's Offense Translate To NFL? - ESPN Video - ESPN
Mark Schlereth and Redskins LB London Fletcher discuss whether Chip Kelly's offense can work in the NFL and Michael Vick's future with the Eagles.

Can Chip Kelly's Offense Work In NFL? - ESPN Video - ESPN
David Pollack says Chip Kelly will be a successful NFL coach and discusses the impact of Kelly's departure on Oregon.

Biggest impact decisions on ACC - ESPN Video - ESPN
Heather Dinich talks about the two decisions regarding early entry into the NFL draft that will have the biggest impact on the ACC race this fall.

Phil McConkey Rips Drew Brees - ESPN Video - ESPN
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Phil McConkey's saying Drew Brees has shown a lack of respect for former players who have struggled after retirement.

Countdown Daily AccuScore: BAL-NE - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Ravens-Patriots

Countdown Daily AccuScore: SF-ATL - ESPN Video - ESPN
Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the 49ers-Falcons

Denver Broncos Blogs

Is a Peyton Manning-Tom Moore reunion in the works? -
The reunion is one step closer to being realized.

After playoff loss, some ask if Champ Bailey should move to safety - The Denver Post
Q: What would it take for Champ Bailey to move to free safety? We all saw him get torched by Torrey Smith.

Whisenhunt may be headed to Denver as offensive coordinator | ProFootballTalk
With the Eagles job taken and the Jaguars showing no apparent interest in hiring him and the Cardinals highly unlikely to re-hire him, former Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt appears to be out of head-coaching options.

Broncos have to stop, look and listen as they cross into offseason - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Of all the things John Elway said this week about what became of the Broncos' 2012 season, of all the things people wished Elway would have said about what became of the season —

Kiszla: Like a fine wine, Broncos' Peyton Manning aging well - The Denver Post
Nobody in the history of the NFL has ever been a better quarterback at age 36 than Peyton Manning.

Division News - On the clock: Chiefs consider options at top of draft
It has been a whirlwind of change at One Arrowhead Drive since the 2012 NFL season ended after a disastrous 2-14 campaign

Report: Andy Heck will be Chiefs offensive line coach | ProFootballTalk
Since Andy Reid made his way to Kansas City, we’ve heard talk of both Juan Castillo and Tony Sparano as candidates to become the team’s offensive line coach.

ProFootballTalk: On-on-one with new Chargers coach Mike McCoy | ProFootballTalk
New Chargers coach Mike McCoy sits down with PFT to discuss his new job in San Diego, where he sees this team can be in the future, and more.

Could Eagles pursue Terrelle Pryor? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Chip Kelly wanted Terrelle Pryor to be his quarterback once before.

Coaching Carousel - Jaguars tab Bradley as head coach
The Jaguars hired former Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer and ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Jets will not hire Cam Cameron as offensive coordinator | ProFootballTalk
The New York Jets have one less name to consider for their vacant offensive coordinator position.

Lovie Smith prepared to sit out 2013 if unable to land head coaching job -- source - ESPN Chicago
If former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith fails to land a head-coaching job elsewhere, he's prepared to sit out the 2013 season because he's not interested in any of the coordinator jobs, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Tom Moore, 74, leaves Tennessee Titans, wants to be an O-coordinator again - ESPN
Tom Moore says he wants to be an offensive coordinator again at the same time the team that has his most famous pupil is looking for a new coach to lead its attack.

Raheem Morris will interview for Browns defensive coordinator position | ProFootballTalk
The Browns have a new head coach. They soon may have a new defensive coordinator.

Report: Chip Kelly targets Todd Grantham for defensive coordinator | ProFootballTalk
As it turns out, Todd Grantham and Dan Quinn were on the short list to become Philly’s next defensive coordinator not because the team planned to fill the position before hiring a coach, but because each was a top choice of the teams’ primary head-coaching candidates.

Chip Kelly hire could create dilemma for Vick, Eagles | ProFootballTalk
The Eagles owe quarterback Mike Vick a base salary of $15.5 million in 2013. Vick privately has made it clear that he won’t be reducing his pay in order to stick around.

Arians now has inside track in Arizona | ProFootballTalk
Suddenly, only two head-coaching vacancies remain. - Cardinals interview Bevell, plan to talk to Arians
The Cardinals, one of two NFL teams still looking for a head coach, have interviewed Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and plan to talk to Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. - Kromer, DeCamillis to join Trestman's staff
Aaron Kromer will reunite with Marc Trestman and join the Bears as their new offensive coordinator/offensive line coach, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Report: Marinelli expected to stay on Bears staff | ProFootballTalk
New Bears coach Marc Trestman is already working quickly to fill his staff, and part of the work might not involve relocating anyone.

Cleveland Browns hire two new executive vice presidents - ESPN
The Cleveland Browns have hired a pair of executive vice presidents, filling out their front office under new owner Jimmy Haslam

NFL News

No teams to file for Los Angeles move in 2013 -- sources - ESPN Los Angeles
The NFL has not played a game in Los Angeles since 1994 and the league will not return to the second largest city and television market in the United States before 2014.

Chip Kelly may change the way the NFL thinks about going for two | ProFootballTalk
During his tenure as Oregon’s head coach, Chip Kelly did something routinely that no NFL coach has done in nearly 15 years:

Kevin Colbert promises changes in Pittsburgh | ProFootballTalk
The Steelers have had plenty of success over the course of their history, but that doesn’t make them any different from anyone else when they miss the playoffs. - Watt named PFW/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year
Texans DE J.J. Watt, still two months shy of his 24th birthday, is the youngest PFW/PFWA Defensive Player of the Year winner ever.

2013 Draft - Texans won't rule out drafting QB
Texans head coach Gary Kubiak continues to say both publicly and privately he believes in maligned QB Matt Schaub.

East-West Shrine Game, Senior Bowl kick off 'Path to Primetime' -
NFL Network's "Path to Primetime" begins when it introduces fans to the next generation of NFL talent with exclusive coverage of the East-West Shrine Game

NFL Salary Cap Management - Kicking the can down the road |
Out of the 2012 regular season there are 6 NFL Clubs that are at least $10M over the Salary Cap entering the new League Year.

Scouting the NFL scouting staffs | National Football Post
Observing how teams cover the all-star games can give you a hint into the efficiency of their scouting departments.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Futures: Tennessee Gunslinger Tyler Bray
We can talk the semantics of perceptions all we want, but there’s a palpable sense that the rookie quarterback class of 2012 has a viable chance to become the best in recent memory.

Miscellaneous Stuff

Third Down Conversions: Quarterbacks
They say a lot of things. You should eat your vegetables. You should say your prayers. And you should judge a quarterback by the kind of work he does on third and fourth downs.

Bill Belichick shoots down questions about his coaching legacy | ProFootballTalk
If the Patriots win their next two games, coach Bill Belichick will tie the all-time NFL records for postseason victories and Super Bowl titles by a head coach.

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