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Elway's Impression at Season's Midpoint |
John Elway talks about what stands out eight games into the 2013 season.

Broncos News & Blogs

Broncos' MVP is a no-brainer, but who is second-most valuable player? - Denver Post
Hochman's Happy Hour: Each weekday near quittin' time, Denver Post sports columnist Benjamin Hochman primes the barstool banter. In this installment, Hochman designates MVP No. 2 for Broncos.

Manning, other Broncos regulars miss practice before 4-day break - Denver Post
To no one's surprise, Peyton Manning was absent from the Broncos' Wednesday practice, the team's final of the bye week.

Broncos leaning on Moreno but need to develop dependable back-ups - Denver Post
A year ago, Knowshon Moreno was the high draft pick 12th overall in 2009 who hadn't panned out. He was 25, seemingly in his prime, and playing second fiddle to 31-year-old Willis McGahee.

Peyton Manning taking bye week to rest, heal ankle - Denver Post
Denver Post NFL reporter Mike Klis responds to your questions in the Broncos Mailbag. In this installment, Mike tackles 10 Q's, including one about Peyton Manning's multiple turnovers Sunday.

Rodgers-Cromartie Earns Player of the Week |
Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week.

Upon Further Review: Broncos vs. Redskins |
Independent analyst Andrew Mason takes his weekly look back at the game film.

Bouncing Back | Cover 32
Nobody likes to lose. It shakes your confidence, makes you feel like you have failed at your goal, and like I said last week it just leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth. Nobody likes to lose but it still happens to everyone. What makes a person or a team a winner is not avoiding losing altogether but whether or not you can put the loss out of your mind and bounce back.

Mile High City Feeling "Super" About This Team | Bronco Planet
"I think that’s about as many times as I’ve seen a quarterback get hit." Mike Ditka, on ESPN, regarding the Denver Broncos defensive effort vs the Washington Redskins.

Broncos Defense Dominates the Redskins - Predominantly Orange
What we expected to see from the Broncos’ defense against the Colts in the return of Von Miller actually happened against the Washington Redskins one week later.

Montee Ball fala sobre sua 1° derrota na NFL "
O nosso RB rookie Montee Ball está fazendo uma série semanal sobre sua primeira temporada na liga. A cada semana, ele faz o balanço do jogo anterior ou do próximo. Antes de jogar contra Washington, ele fez suas considerações sobre a sua primeira derrota e o clima nos vestiários.

O que eles disseram: vs Washington "
Depois de uma ótima vitória (porque toda vitória é ótima), num jogo cheio de percalços, diversos personagens da partida falaram sobre suas impressões do jogo contra o time de Washington. Leiamos então quais foram os sentimentos deles após o último jogo antes da Bye Week.

Broncos Media

'Sound FX': Wes Welker - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is wired for sound during the team's 45-21 victory over the Washington Redskins in Week 8.

Mic'd Up: Welker and Moore |
Broncos TV wired Wes Welker and Rahim Moore for Sunday's game against Washington.

Fox: 'We'll Enjoy the Bye Week' |
Head Coach John Fox meets with the media after practice on Wednesday, the Broncos final practice of the bye week.

Locker Room: Beyond the Bye Week |
Players talk about the bye week and look ahead to the second half of the season.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Analysis Notebook: Week 8 |
It’s very easy sometimes to get a picture of a player in your mind and act as if that player will never change for better or worse. You assume players are studs and miss their slow but inevitable decline for a while, or you can watch a guy and be convinced that he isn’t the guy everybody else thinks he is, and be so resolute in that opinion that you almost miss his improvement.

Browns vs. Chiefs: The best and the worst - Arrowhead Pride
His Dirkness recaps the Chiefs 23-17 victory over the Browns with the best and worst moments of the week.

The Kansas City Chiefs are not a fluke - Arrowhead Pride
So the powerhouse Seattle Seahawks, they of the "Legion of Boom" and the second coming at quarterback, traveled to St. Louis to take on the "We're the definition of 'meh' even with our starting quarterback" Rams. (They are a fluke. :P)

NFL Forbids Chiefs From Creating Their Own Schedule Again Next Season | The Onion
Assuring reporters that the team will soon be "back on a level playing field," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that the currently undefeated Kansas City Chiefs will not be permitted to create their own schedule again next season.

Raiders re-sign DE Brian Sanford - Silver And Black Pride
Prior to the Raiders week 8 game against the Steelers, the Raiders waived defensive end Brian Sanford to make room for offensive tackle Jack Cornell. Monday the team waived Cornell and Wednesday they announced they've re-signed Sanford.

Should the San Diego Chargers be afraid of Robert Griffin III? - Bolts From The Blue
Is Robert Griffin III still the dynamic player that helped the Redskins win the NFC East division in his rookie season? Should the Chargers be afraid of him this Sunday? Maybe not.

Chiefs are Overrated - Bolts From The Blue
The Chargers may have had a bye this week, but football was still played in other cities. Fans in Kansas City have been demanding respect for their team from the Power Rankers and they're giving the Chiefs the top spot.

NFL News & Blogs

Blown coverage and broken plays costly for Cowboys, Steelers -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White looks back at what happened to the Cowboys defense on the last drive in a Week 8 loss to the Lions. Also, a couple candidates for Defensive Player of the Year and Miami's new offensive tackle.

London reacts to the NFL -
American media is captivated by the idea of an NFL team in London, but their brethren across the pond are lukewarm for football.

Matt Ryan has a Cardinals problem -
Matt Ryan and the Falcons are probably glad they don't play in the NFC West; the Cardinals seem to have his number.

Ravens cut Marcus Spears, Michael Huff; call up Omar Brown, Brynden Trawick - Baltimore Beat Down
For Ravens players not producing, you will be let go. That seems to be the statement the organization made when it released defensive end Marcus Spears and safety Michael Huff on Wednesday.

Golden Tate, Pacman Jones, Mike Mitchell examples of NFL's nonsense issue | The MMQB
On the field and off it, players are raising the bar on ill-advised actions. From silly taunts to personal insults, it seems like players need to take a step back and think twice before they say or do something.

NFL midseason predictions: MVP, Rookie of the Year and more -
Has anything happened in the first eight games to change the preseason prediction? Just 29 touchdown passes (the second-most through eight games in NFL history) and 2,919 yards (the most at this point in NFL history). Manning will lock up this award if he performs well against the Kansas City Chiefs' powerhouse defense.

3 CBA rule changes for the benefit of all | National Football Post
Even though the CBA is redrawn every eight to ten seasons, there are always modifications made year to year that are mutually agreed upon by both owners and players. With player safety as a top priority here are some areas that can be addressed this offseason.

Seahawks Can't Afford to Rush Star WR Back Into Action | Bleacher Report
He is one of the NFL's most dynamic offensive players when healthy, and the Seattle Seahawks could use his playmaking abilities right now. But rushing him back before he's absolutely, positively ready to play would doom this team's Super Bowl hopes.

Sam Bradford and Other Potential 2014 NFL Salary Cap Casualties - NFL Mocks
Now more than ever the NFL is not interested in past achievements, which is a shame. Defensive end Julius Peppers has stayed one of the best at his positions for over a decade, reaching eight Pro Bowls.

Advanced NFL Stats: Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 8
Does defense still win championships? Ok, yes it definitely does still help, but it's telling that seven of the 10 most efficient defenses are on teams outside the top 10. On the flip side, only the Chargers and Bears possess top-10 offenses without an overall ranking in the upper-third.

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