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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 1/6/13

Horse Tracks: Your Daily Cup of Orange and Blue!

Garrett Ellwood

Baltimore Ravens or Indianapolis Colts will be coming to Denver - The Denver Post
In seeking every possible advantage, the Broncos sent advance scouts to the AFC's two first-round playoff games.

Denver Broncos Videos

NFL Films Blog " Blog Archive NFL Films’ Shots of the Year "
2012 was filled with emotional, impactful and memorable moments. Check out the defining shots of an incredible year in the National Football League

Chip Kelly Likely Gone From Oregon - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter discusses the latest on the NFL teams interested in Chip Kelly.

Denver Broncos Blogs

If McCoy leaves, Bronco assistants not expected to follow | First-and-Orange - Mike Klis
Houston — Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy may be interviewing as you read.

Broncos will face Colts or Ravens - AFC West Blog - ESPN
If the Indianapolis Colts win at Baltimore on Sunday, the No. 5 seed Colts will meet Peyton Manning and the No.1 seed Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High next Saturday.

Paige: Peyton Manning unlikely to be the retiring type too soon - The Denver Post
Fear of the unknown: If the Broncos become the Super Bowl champions next month, will Peyton Manning retire?

Broncos Q&A: Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson - The Denver Post
Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson was born and raised in Detroit and said there is something to the notion that athletes from the Motor City are blue-collar tough.

How today's Broncos compare with Manning's best Colts teams - The Denver Post - Mike Klis
This isn't the first time Peyton Manning has gone into the NFL playoffs with a 13-3 team. The Broncos are his third 13-game winner.

Kiszla: After review, instant replay in sports is for losers - The Denver Post
The single worst invention by modern man, other than the automatically flushing toilet, is instant replay.

Kickin' it with Kiz: Mike Shanahan could beat Peyton Manning to New Orleans - The Denver Post
Super scenario? You know a Broncos rematch is very likely with New England in the NFL playoffs.

Klis: Broncos' Peyton Manning even audibles on New Year's resolutions - The Denver Post
I think I found them. I'm pretty sure I have the index cards that list Peyton Manning's New Year's resolutions for 2013.

Division News - McCluster should benefit from Reid hire
Here are the latest Whispers we're hearing from our sources throughout the AFC:

Chargers' coach, GM hunt heating up - AFC West Blog - ESPN
Now that the Kansas City Chiefs have hired Andy Reid, the coaching-search spotlight within the division is squarely on San Diego.

Could Matt Flynn fit in Kansas City? - AFC West Blog - ESPN
This is If season. It’s all about if this step happens, perhaps that step will be made. So, let’s play that game with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Andy Reid gives Kansas City Chiefs a proven winner -
As we do every week, let's take a swing around the NFL, looking at a bunch of stories that caught my attention. It’s no surprise that the coaching carousel takes center stage.

How Pioli's first major trade set back the Chiefs | National Football Post
KC received little in return for Gonzalez.

NFL News - Panthers will retain head coach Rivera
The Panthers have decided to retain head coach Ron Rivera. The Charlotte Observer first reported it, and the team confirmed the report minutes later.

Coaching Carousel

Bills hire Syracuse coach Doug Marrone | ProFootballTalk
Doug Marrone is staying in Upstate New York but leaving college for the pros.

Jay Gruden emerges as a coaching candidate in Philadelphia | ProFootballTalk
The latest name to emerge as a candidate for the Eagles’ head-coaching vacancy is Gruden. But not Jon Gruden.

Nick Saban, Brian Kelly both downplay NFL interest | ProFootballTalk
Both of the coaches who have led their team to Monday’s college football national championship game have been linked to NFL rumors.

Horton remains a finalist in Cleveland | ProFootballTalk
If the Browns don’t hire Chip Kelly to be their next coach, Cleveland could opt for a defensive mind instead of an offensive specialist.

Browns expect Chip Kelly to decide soon | ProFootballTalk
Oregon coach Chip Kelly remains the first choice of the Cleveland Browns in their head-coaching search, and the team expects to know whether Kelly will take the job soon.

Long lunch: Kelly still meeting with Eagles | ProFootballTalk
Thanks to Joe Webb’s introduction to the forward pass, we’re counting on external means for drama tonight.

Report: Bears will interview Marc Trestman | ProFootballTalk
The Bears’ wide-ranging search for an offensive-minded head coach is taking them north of the border. To Montreal.

No talks yet between Frazier, Vikings | ProFootballTalk
At the start of the 2012 season, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was on the hot seat, a year removed from a 3-13 debut season.

Browns lining up G.M. candidates | ProFootballTalk
The Browns are waiting to find out if Chip Kelly will be their next head coach, but that’s not stopping them from checking out possible general managers to team with Kelly or whoever else becomes their head coach.

Chicago Bears to interview Montreal Alouettes' Marc Trestman, sources say - ESPN Chicago
The Chicago Bears aren't limiting their coaching search to the American game.

2013 Draft

Clemson QB Tajh Boyd undecided on NFL draft | ProFootballTalk
With 10 days to go before players with NCAA eligibility remaining must declare their intentions for the NFL draft, Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd remains undecided.


Ray Lewis: Linebacker, Leader -
To know Ray Lewis is to have a story about him. I have hundreds. But the first time I heard his name and the last time it is announced at M&T Bank Stadium are the two I think are the best.

A reflection of Ray Lewis -
On what could be Ray Lewis' final day on the field as a Baltimore Raven, Mark Kriegel reflected on Lewis' career in the league for NFL Network's "GameDay Morning": - Key matchup: Colts special teams vs. Ravens RS Jacoby Jones
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Colts-Ravens wild-card game:

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