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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/24/13

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Doug Pensinger

Goodell Chats with Season Ticket Holders
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a fan forum with Broncos season ticket holders.

BTV Report from Day 1 of Pro Bowl Practice
Everyone here would rather be headed to New Orleans, but Coach Fox and Champ Bailey talk about what makes this week so special.

Denver Broncos Videos

Archie Manning Joins The Debate Desk - ESPN Video - ESPN
Archie Manning says he was surprised by Peyton Manning's success this season, discusses Eli Manning's campaign, and gives his impressions of young QBs and the read-option in the NFL.

Blogger Blitz: The Last Pro Bowl? - ESPN Video - ESPN
NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert talks about whether or not the Pro Bowl has run its course

RecruitingNation: Stacy Coley Profile - ESPN Video - ESPN
Get to know Stacy Coley (Oakland Park, Fla./Northeast), the no. 4 ranked receiver in the ESPN 150.

Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL - ESPN Video - ESPN
Lester Munson discusses the wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL by the family of Junior Seau.

Inside the Huddle: Lessons Learned, Running Backs and Draft Picks - ESPN Video - ESPN
John Clayton goes deep on QBs over 30 in search of a Super Bowl ring, the future of Michael Turner in Atlanta, what Frank Gore loves about Colin Kaepernick, and Cleveland's second thoughts on their draft picks for the Julio Jones trade.

How do GMs win the Senior Bowl? - NFL Videos
03:45 – How do talent evaluators find stars at the Senior Bowl? Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman talks about his recent success finding gems in Mobile, Ala.

Which matchups intrigued Mike Mayock? - NFL Videos
03:14 – Did any players catch the eye of NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock? Take a look at the matchups Mayock was paying attention to during Day 2 of Senior Bowl practice.

Mayock on Lattimore's draft stock - NFL Videos
02:29 – Mike Mayock examines Marcus Lattimore's draft value as the former University of South Carolina running back recovers from a devastating knee injury.

Best running back at Senior Bowl? - NFL Videos
01:21 – Mike Mayock and Charles Davis explain which running back taking the field at the Senior Bowl has the most potential as an NFL player.

Mike Glennon, Ryan Nassib show off skills at practice - NFL Videos
04:25 – North squad quarterbacks Mike Glennon, Ryan Nassib and Zac Dysert practice with Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo at the Senior Bowl.

NFL Draft, Senior Bowl on Texas WR Goodwin's Radar - ESPN Video - ESPN
Two-sport star athlete Marquise Goodwin is hoping his stock in the NFL Draft continues to rise.

Denver Broncos Blogs

Broncos offense to strive for more power; defense to seek help at MLB - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
Q: In your opinion, what do the Broncos need to do to improve their running game? Their ability to thwart their opponents' running game? And cover the new breed of tight end?

NFL and college football intersect at Senior Bowl - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
There was a moment, just before the South team at the Senior Bowl began its afternoon practice Wednesday, when two men shook hands, talking briefly in the middle of a crowd doing other things.

Dennis Allen, Mike McCoy go from Denver Broncos to AFC West rivals - The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold
When John Fox assembled his first staff of coaches with the Broncos, he said he liked "their abilities and what they could do to help make us successful."

Elway, Fox consulted Peyton before promoting Gase to coordinator | ProFootballTalk
Most players don’t get a say in who will coach them. But most players are not Peyton Manning.

Peyton Manning roasts Adrian Peterson, other players at Pro Bowl -
It's a yearly tradition. Peyton Manning addresses the Pro Bowl players from both the AFC and NFC teams the night before the first practices begin.

Champ Bailey to play in record-tying 12th Pro Bowl | ProFootballTalk
Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey will do something that only two players in NFL history have done before him: Play in a dozen Pro Bowls.

The Manning Index (and The Brady Effect)
Eight years ago — almost to the day — our old PFR colleague Doug Drinen wrote a Sabernomics post about "The Manning Index", a metric designed to roughly gauge the clutchness (or chokeitude) of a given quarterback by looking at how he did relative to expectations

Kiszla: Fear of failure best fuel for Denver Broncos in 2013 - The Denver Post
To become Super Bowl champions, the Broncos need to learn one more thing from quarterback Peyton Manning:

Division News

Tim Brown: I never said Bill Callahan sabotaged the Super Bowl | ProFootballTalk
Former Raiders receiver Tim Brown is backtracking from his suggestions that his old coach Bill Callahan sabotaged the team in Super Bowl XXXVII.

Tony Sparano lands in Oakland | ProFootballTalk
There has been much discussion about the Raiders in recent days, for something that happened a decade ago.

Ron Milus lands in San Diego | ProFootballTalk
The Broncos may be holding a grudge against former defensive backs coach Ron Milus, but former Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy isn’t.

NFL News

NFL Communications - NFL Health and Safety Update — January 23, 2013 "
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2013 Draft

Markus Wheaton, Lane Johnson among Senior Bowl standouts -
The first few practices at the Senior Bowl are routinely marred by inconsistent play from top prospects, due to the anxiety of performing in a stadium full of scouts, coaches and general managers.

NFP Scout Talk | National Football Post
A look at how those 73 underclassmen will impact the 2013 draft

Players who impressed at Wednesday's Senior Bowl Practices. | National Football Post
NFP breaksdown 13 players who did well during Wednesday's Senior Bowl practices.

Senior Bowl - Players Who Struggled on Wednesday. | National Football Post
Russ Lande breaks down six players who struggled during Wednesday's Senior Bowl Practices.

Hunt using Senior Bowl as learning experience | National Football Post
SMU defensive end makes quick rise in just four years of football.

Texas' Okafor believes he can make an impact | National Football Post
Longhorns end had 4.5 sacks in Alamo Bowl, now working at Senior Bowl.

Marcus Lattimore says he'll be ready for 2013 season -
Marcus Lattimore simply wants to play.

Senior Bowl's Surprises, Polarizing Prospects and Small-School Standouts -
Much will be written about the players who have helped or hurt themselves the most with their Senior Bowl week performances.

NFL scouts not impressed with Denard Robinson | ProFootballTalk
Denard Robinson gained more rushing yards at Michigan than any other quarterback in major college football history, but NFL scouts seem unconvinced that he has what it takes to make it at the next level.

Chip Kelly's quest for Eagles QB begins at Senior Bowl -
Ryan Nassib grew up as a Philadelphia Eagles season ticket-holder. That isn't the only reason Chip Kelly wanted to meet with the Syracuse quarterback at this week's Senior Bowl, but it didn't hurt.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Futures: Making Sense of The Senior Bowl
And what information is really that vital? - Iowa's Hyde looks forward to NFL draft
There were few bright spots for Iowa last season as the Hawkeyes stumbled to their worst record in more than a decade.

Coaching Carousel

Ken Dorsey hire makes sense for Panthers | ProFootballTalk
If the Panthers are looking for continuity when it comes to their offense, then their smartest move came in filling the position of quarterbacks coach, vacated when Mike Shula was promoted to offensive coordinator, with Ken Dorsey.

Kelly’s convinced he can convince players of his pace | ProFootballTalk
For new Eagles coach Chip Kelly, questions abound.

Eagles hire Dave Fipp as new special teams coach | ProFootballTalk
The Eagles aren’t commenting on any of their coaching hires at the moment.

Cowboys close to hiring Rich Bisaccia as special teams coordinator | ProFootballTalk
The Dallas Cowboys are closing in on filling yet another hole on their coaching staff.

Miscellaneous Stuff

NFL Draft Preparation - 5 Points for GM's & Head Coaches |
I recently received a great question via Twitter asking how to handle the Head Coach – General Manager dynamic in the War Room during the annual NFL Draft.

Game of Thrones | National Football Post
A behind the scenes look at what goes on in the quest for top jobs in the NFL.

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