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Horse Tracks: Tony Romo is scared and it shows

If you haven't heard, Tony Romo thinks the Broncos secondary doesn't play fair. He wants to take his ball and go home to mama. This calls for a pick six or three on Sunday, D. Get 'er done.

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Romo: Broncos DBs Are 'All Over Guys' |
Cowboys QB Tony Romo said the Broncos secondary's coverage techniques put pressure on refs. Champ Bailey and Jack Del Rio responded Thursday.

Tony Romo calls out Broncos' secondary for rough play | USA Today
Is Tony Romo trying to get a head start in working the referees who will call Sunday's game between his Dallas Cowboys and the Denver Broncos?

Tony Romo begins working the refs in advance of the Cowboys’ game against Denver | Yahoo Sports
Romo, speaking to the media on Tuesday, zeroed in on the Broncos' secondary. "They grab, they hold, they've almost put a lot of pressure on the refs – whether or not they're going to call the game close or not," he said. "If they get called once or twice, that's a good thing. But they're all over guys as far as using the little tricks, I guess you could say, that good linebackers and good secondaries use when they're playing man coverage."

Broncos News & Blogs

Thomas, Bryant Draw Comparisons |
Selected 22nd and 24th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft, wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant will finally meet on the field on Sunday.

Notebook: Gase Familiar With Dallas |
Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase talked Thursday about the Dallas defensive line and his familiarity with the Cowboys.

Notebook: Del Rio Talks Defense, Cowboys |
On Thursday, Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio discussed the successes of undrafted and late-round players on his defense, as well as the Cowboys offense.

Bailey 'Better Than Last Week' |
Though his status on the injury report remains unchanged, cornerback Champ Bailey feels like he’s making progress

Danny Trevathan back at Broncos practice; Jack Del Rio deflects USC talk - Denver Post
Jack Del Rio was not sitting in Pat Hadens office Thursday interviewing for the USC job.

Peyton Manning's goal setting gets passing grade for Broncos - Denver Post
Before the season began, Peyton Manning wrote down a list of goals. It sounds so normal, so mortal, so not what a player who's on pace to shatter a handful of NFL records would do.

The three worst coaches in Broncos history | Denver Broncos
For this week’s "First and 10," Buck Stanton assembled a list of the 10 worst coaches in NFL history. It’s a quite the collection of epic failures, a group of men who completely flopped in their attempts to lead professional football teams.

Broncos fans need to sit back, enjoy the ride | Denver Broncos
What they say is true. When things are going well for an NFL team, it never seems as good as it really is. And when they’re going bad, it seems worse.

Broncos-Cowboys: Inside The Numbers | Bronco Planet
Here is how the Denver Broncos compare to this week’s opponent; the Dallas Cowboys. Football Outsiders Week 4 DVOA Ratings have the Broncos sitting pretty good in this matchup and showed why Denver is favored by 7.5 points.

Tony Romo Critiques Denver's Secondary, Champ Bailey's Status Remain 'Up In Air' - Predominantly Orange
Champ Bailey continues to remain a question mark for the Denver Broncos. Just when will he come back from that foot injury? Bailey said that he feels better and better as the days pass. As for if he’ll suit up against the Cowboys?

BMF - Semana 4 - Philadelphia @ Denver - Eficiência-
Bem, amigos do Broncos Brasil, estamos aqui reunidos novamente para celebrar mais uma vitória do nosso time. E se passamos a semana inteira ouvindo analistas falando da velocidade do ataque do Eagles, também ouvimos bastante sobra a eficiência do nosso time como um todo.

Broncos Media

BTV Daily: Trevathan Injury Just 'A Scare' |
Linebacker Danny Trevathan participates fully during today's practice after leaving practice Wednesday.

Coaching Keys: Week 5 |
Adam Gase and Jack Del Rio talk about the challenges they'll face in Dallas.

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

Bailey on Health, Status for Sunday |
Champ Bailey talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Kansas City Chiefs work out 5 players - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs continue to be active on the workout tour as they recently brought in five players -- one defensive tackle, one defensive back and three offensive linemen.

Josh Freeman is a free man: Might Raiders be interested? - Silver And Black Pride
Just off a season in which Buccaneers quarterback, Josh Freeman, threw for over 4000 yards and 27 touchdowns, he has been released. The relationship between Freeman and the Buccaneers went sour very quickly.

San Diego Chargers vs. Dallas Cowboys: Success & Stop Rates - Bolts From The Blue
We take a look at Sunday afternoon's victory through the lens of Football Outsiders' advanced football statistics.

NFL News & Blogs

Matt Ryan, Andy Dalton, Matt Schaub under pressure in Week 5 | The MMQB
The spotlights are glaring, the hot seats are getting warmer. But for three quarterbacks under pressure, will Week 5 spell the end of early-season woes?

Greg Schiano close to losing Buccaneers locker room, according to report -
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released quarterback Josh Freeman on Thursday, but the organization's in-house drama isn't over yet. NFL columnist Michael Silver is reporting that an unnamed player told him that head coach Greg Schiano could lose the locker room.

2013 NFL power rankings consensus, Week 5: AFC West is best -
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.

NFL picks, Week 5: Jaguars, Jets and Browns have it covered -
Quick, breakout your wallet for a once in a lifetime opportunity to bet on underdog teams this week. Sure, games like the Seahawks at Colts make compelling television, but when will you ever have the chance to bet on the Jaguars again this season?

Did Bill Belichick sabotage the Eagles? -
That the Pats are 4-0 early on in the NFL season is no surprise, but Dan Rubenstein explains why you should be surprised by the reason the Eagles have struggled mightily early on … Bill Belichick.

Potential Suitors for Josh Freeman After Tampa Bay Buccaneers Exit - NFL Mocks
The inevitable happened. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally did what many thought they should’ve done a long time ago and let Josh Freeman go. The quarterback is a free agent a year early and must do all he can to repair his reputation as a viable starter in the NFL. Is there any place he can do that?

Offensive Packages |
Each team likes to go about things in a different way. Whether it be how they attack free agency, employ personnel, or even (as we’ve found out with our relationship with teams) use analytics.

Week 5 NFL Predictions & Game by Game Analysis | Fanspeak NFL Blog
Peyton Manning passed for 327 yards and four touchdowns in the Broncos' 52-20 win over the Eagles LW. Manning finished the month with 1,470 yards, 16 touchdown passes, and no interceptions. Ho-hum another Bronco win by a wide margin. Take the Denver Manning’s by 10 over the Cowboys.

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