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Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Denver Broncos - NFL Videos
NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Denver Broncos.

Broncos News & Blogs

Champ Bailey planning to play for Broncos vs. Jacksonville - Denver Post
The wait for Champ Bailey may be coming to an end.The Broncos cornerback, who has missed the first five games of the 2013 season, was more optimistic on Thursday about his chance of playing Sunday.

With Peyton Manning, Broncos operate with precision in frantic final seconds - Denver Post
The Cowboys-Broncos scorefest Sunday drew stunning national television ratings. It also produced a finish likely to remain memorable in Broncos lore because of its quirkiness.

It's a snap: Denver Broncos star Peyton Manning can draw penalties - Denver Post
Manning has been the master of many things football this season. Denvers star quarterback has commanded the passing game, owned the touchdown pass, schooled the turnover, monopolized victory.

Broncos, Chiefs won’t be moved to primetime | Cover 32
Flex scheduling in the NFL begins during the 11th week of the season. Essentially it means NBC can move a game from either FOX or CBS (with some restrictions) to their Sunday night prime time slot.

Broncos-Jaguars: Inside The Numbers | Bronco Planet
The Numbers have been crunched for the Week 6 meeting between the (5-0) Denver Broncos and the (0-5) Jacksonville Jaguars.

Harry Potter a Fan of Broncos' Demaryius Thomas - Predominantly Orange
Harry Potter is a big Demaryius Thomas fan. Okay, okay. Not exactly, but the actor who plays Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe, is big on Thomas when it comes to fantasy football.

The return of BEEFTANK, the Jaguars' 5-foot, 400-pound quarterback -
This Sunday's Broncos-Jaguars appears to be the most one-sided match-up of the 21st century. But not in Madden, where Knowshon Moreno takes the snaps, Peyton Manning is a running back, and human cue ball Clarence BEEFTANK scores at will.

BMF - Semana 5 - Dallas @ Denver - Haja coração! -
Já vimos essa cena muitas vezes. Não, não me refiro à cena da foto. Ela é rara, acontece uma vez a cada cinco anos, e nunca mais deve acontecer, Peyton Manning trotando (porque não dá pra dizer que ele está correndo) para um Touchdown. Referia-me aos shootouts de Manning. Quando a defesa não ajuda, ele disputa TD por TD com o QB adversário. Essa vitória não foi da arte, não foi do show, foi do coração.

Broncos Media

Gase on Moreno, High Point Totals |
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Del Rio on Facing Former Team |
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Bailey on Playing Sunday, 'That's the Plan' |
Champ Bailey talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Fox on Play Design |
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Is the Broncos' offense the best ever? - NFL Videos
Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin and Kurt Warner debate whether the 2013 Denver Broncos offense led by quarterback Peyton Manning is the best they've ever seen.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Kansas City Chiefs defense, Week 5: Give 'em the chop! - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs defense put the clamps on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Kalo loves seeing more Marcus Cooper, enjoys Tamba and DJ's performances, and highlights the goal line stand.

What you need to know about the Arrowhead Stadium crowd noise record - Arrowhead Pride
The KC Chiefs are hoping to set a new record in the Guinness Book of World Records. And if you're at Arrowhead, you will be a part of it. Here's what you need to know.

Raiders defense playing surprisingly well, taking pressure from offense | The MMQB with Peter King
The Oakland Raiders defense was supposed to be so bad, even one player admitted 'We suck.' But as the bullets started flying, a cohesiveness was formed that has the unit standing out for the good.

Tim Brown: Terrelle Pryor "no NFL quarterback skills at all" to "shocked" by his progress - Silver And Black Pride
Raiders great, Tim Brown, says the progress of Terrelle Pryor has been truly remarkable from where he was a short time ago to where is now.

Raider Nation revealed: Looking beyond the costumes - Silver And Black Pride
The Oakland Raiders have an amazing fan base. They dress up like Halloween every Sunday for their team and they look terrifying while doing so.

That Did Not Look Athletic: Week 5 (SD vs. OAK) - Bolts From The Blue
Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports A late start on Sunday evening, coupled with a terrible showing from the Bolts, forced fans into a critical decision at halftime: go to bed miserable or stay-up and be miserable.

NFL News & Blogs

Daryl Washington rejuvenated Cardinals defense in pressure points | The MMQB with Peter King
After serving a four-game suspension, the Cardinals linebacker dominated the Panthers in Week 5 and gave Arizona an unmistakable jolt in pressure points.

Tim Tebow, still unemployed, is suddenly a hot commodity | The MMQB with Peter King
Frustrated Jaguars fans have been asking, "Tebow, why not?" Yet as the season wears on, the question is taking on an entirely different meaning.

When the hype is gone: Terrelle Pryor and the Oakland Raiders -
Terrelle Pryor has been a lot of things to a lot people through the years. For once, fans seem to be content to let him be a damn good football player.

Saints-Patriots, Packers-Ravens top games of the week -
We're back to help you figure out which games this week are worth watching and which ones to avoid. Welcome to the Watchability Index.

Calvin Johnson injury: Lions WR back at practice on Thursday -
Johnson took the practice field in a knee brace and was a limited participant. His status for Sunday's game against the Browns remains unclear.

Mike Tomlin bans all games from Steelers locker room -
In the midst of the Pittsburgh Steelers' worst start since 1968, coach Mike Tomlin has banned all games -- including billiards, pingpong and shuffleboard (What, no cornhole?) -- from the locker room, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

NFL Week Six Late Game Picks: Capping Colin Kaepernick - NFL Mocks
Peyton Manning already tied the NFL record for touchdown passes in a game, chucking seven against Baltimore in the opener.

Advanced NFL Stats: Examining the Value of Coach's Challenges
The coach’s challenge is an important yet poorly understood part of the NFL. We know challenges are an asset, but past that, we do not have a good understanding of what makes a good challenge or if coaches are actually skilled at challenging plays.

Signature Stats: Accuracy Percentage |
Completion percentage is a great statistic for evaluating quarterbacks. Quite simply it’s tough to move the ball consistently through the air without actually completing passes frequently. The only problem with completion percentage is that there are so many factors that can sway the stat that quarterbacks have little to no control over.

Top 10 Quarterbacks Whose Last Name Begins with the Letter M | Fanspeak NFL Blog
Could this one have been any easier? A little earlier when we said that we were getting into the Hall of Famers, we obviously were technically being presumptuous. But really, if ever there was a candidate to be a unanimous first ballot Hall of Famer, Peyton is it.

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