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Horse Tracks: Danny Trevathan OK; Broncos still awesome

Thankfully Danny Trevathan is okay to start this week. Also, it looks like is getting good praise for all of the factors that make a good Broncos blog according to South Stands. Always room for improvement, but it feels good to get praise from people out there.

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South Stands Blog View: your Broncos web site power rankings for 2013
Mile High Report is the Denver Broncos-specific site of SB Nation which boasts 310 total sites covering all sports. One of these is Denver Stiffs, which I consider to be the gold standard of team-specific blogs.

Peyton Manning, Chris Clark: "New Orleans Broncos" key Denver's success - Denver Post
Hochmans Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes the barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman follows two paths from New Orleans.

Broncos News & Blogs

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says Peyton Manning is at his peak - Denver Post
Jason Garrett is not mincing words. When asked about the Broncos offense on a Wednesday conference call, the Dallas Cowboys coach couldnt help but offer glowing praise for the team that could very well put up 40 points against him.

Broncos linebacker Steven Johnson wants to move past blocked punt, TD return | First-and-Orange
Many a casual Broncos fan might not even have heard of linebacker Steven Johnson until Sunday, when he blocked an Eagles punt and returned it for a touchdown, but Johnson himself is ready to get on with things after his big score.

Manning: 'It's Been a Good Start' |
Quarterback Peyton Manning addressed his hot start to the 2013 season.

Dallas' Dangerous D-Line |
The Broncos are preparing for a Cowboys defense that is third in the NFL in sacks and rushing yards allowed.

What They're Saying: Garrett, Romo |
Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett and quarterback Tony Romo spoke to the Denver media on Wednesday about their upcoming showdown with the Broncos.

Ready for the test | Cover 32
As a defensive player you know that your ability to make a big play in a game is usually dependent on the offense’s decision to test you. In my position I am usually responsible for guarding a wide-receiver, but that also means that if the quarterback decides not to throw to that receiver my opportunities are going to be limited.

Manning vs. Elway: The mighty Broncos QB debate | Cover 32
Choosing between Peyton Manning and John Elway is impossible. Both have won Super Bowls. Elway has two titles and Manning has won one. Both have set records and both have been called one of the top quarterbacks in NFL history.

Broncos-Cowboys: Week 5 Game Capsule | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos travel to "Jerry’s Big House" in Dallas to face the Cowboys and continue their sweep of the NFC East Division this week. The (4-0) Broncos are currently 7.5 point favorites to beat the (2-2) Cowboys, but their biggest challenge is to stay focused.

The Recipe: Wes Welker’s first TD vs Philadelphia - It's All Over, Fat Man!
I got started watching the All-22 video last night, but unfortunately, I got sidetracked from finishing it. For today, I thought we'd look at a key play from the Broncos/Eagles game, and break down why it worked.

Josh McDaniels Left Broncos With Plenty of Championship Pieces - Predominantly Orange
If things had all gone according to Josh McDaniels’ plan, Tim Tebow might still be the quarterback of the Denver Broncos.

Broncos Not a Bad Option for Maurice Jones-Drew Trade - Predominantly Orange
I have always been and will always be a fan of player movement in the NFL. It’s why I love covering the draft for FanSided’s, and why I love talking about hypothetical situations.

Broncos Media

Broncos to really go undefeated? - NFL Videos
How much of a possibility is an undefeated season becoming for the Denver Broncos? If it happens, there are some major roadblocks they will have to deal with on their path.

BTV Daily: Offense Not Satisfied |
Even after finding the end zone 20 times in just four weeks, Peyton Manning and the offense aren't afraid to look at new plays to work in on Sundays.

Locker Room: Facing 'America's Team' |
Players talk about playing the Cowboys and the challenges their offense presents.

Fox on Romo, Ware, Week 5 in Dallas |
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.

Manning Talks Cowboys, Season's Start |
Quarterback Peyton Manning talked about the first quarter of the season and this week's game at Dallas.

Broncos Host Hometown Huddle |
Kids from 16 area Boys & Girls Clubs participate in the Play 60 program at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans use defense to succeed in 2013 | The MMQB
No one foresaw the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans entering October with a combined record of 7-1. There is a common thread hallmarking these early success stories, who also happen to square off Sunday in Nashville. It’s defensive play that is both vigorous and well-styled for today’s NFL.

Raiders work out several free agents - Silver And Black Pride
The Raiders suffered a few injuries lately and are in need of a replacements. They have also gotten a good look at the players they have and are looking to move around some pieces to make sure they have the best players.

Matt Flynn demoted, Matt McGloin promoted - Silver And Black Pride
If there was any doubt just how disastrous the start by Matt Flynn was on Sunday, there should be no more doubt left in your mind. As of Wednesday, the first practice since the game, Flynn has been demoted to third string behind undrafted rookie Matt McGloin.

Why hasn't Vincent Brown lived up to early expectations? - Bolts From The Blue
Taking a look at where Vincent Brown has been asked to line up, and how it's taken the new coaching staff a few weeks to figure out how to best utilize the wide receiver. Might his breakout season be this year?

Power Rankings Consensus, Week 5: Chargers Gaining Respect - Bolts From The Blue
A quarter of the way through the season, we're starting to get a clearer picture on just where teams stack up in the league.

KC Chiefs passing game: What they're doing and why they're doing it - Arrowhead Pride
We all know Andy Reid brought the West Coast offense to the Chiefs this season, but let's take a closer look at one of the main passing concepts within his particular West Coast offense.

Blisters keep Jamaal Charles out of KC Chiefs first practice of Titans week - Arrowhead Pride
The KC Chiefs began their preparations for the Tennessee Titans in Week 5 without Jamaal Charles, who is nursing blisters on his feet.

NFL News & Blogs

Josh Freeman-Tampa Bay Buccaneers mess has no good ending for either side | The MMQB
We know that the situation in Tampa is ugly, and getting uglier. In examining how we got to this point and what's next, one other thing is clear: The Bucs have painted themselves into a corner as their season circles the drain.

Steelers acquire Levi Brown in trade with Cardinals -
The Steelers have announced that the team has officially acquired left tackle Levi Brown from the Cardinals. The seven-year veteran was traded for a conditional draft pick that was sent to Arizona.

What makes Russell Wilson so good, unheralded pass rushers and more from Week 4 -
Former NFL defensive end Stephen White is back with his Notebook from Week 4. This week, a look at what separates Russell Wilson from other scrambling QBs, the rise of Barkevious Mingo and questions about the Buccaneers.

Josh Freeman fined $31,500 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers -
The quarterback saga in Tampa Bay continues with move news coming out.

Donte Whitner changes last name to 'Hitner' -
Donte Whitner is now Donte "Hitner." The 49ers safety has changed his name as part of a campaign to protest the fine he earned for a hit on Chris Given Thursday night.

Muth read: The Seahawks and multiple defensive fronts -
With LEO linebackers and weakside defensive ends, Seattle's versatile front seven keeps opponents guessing. Ben Muth takes a closer look at how they do it.

Advanced NFL Stats: Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 4
At the quarter-pole of the season, we know about the extremes with a fair degree of certainty. The Broncos offense is quite literally off the charts, and the Jaguars everything could be historically bad.

NFL Week Five Early Game Picks: Seattle Slayed? - NFL Mocks
Plenty of surprises from week four but will they trickle into NFL week five? A number of team that made it to 4-0 look human including Seattle. Of the early games, which teams will set the tone?

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