Rod Woodson: Terrell Davis deserves Hall over Bettis - NFL.com
Jerome Bettis is annually becoming one of the most difficult cases for the Pro Football Hall of Fame to decide on. Even Bettis' former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate and friend Rod Woodson isn't sure.
Broncos News & Blogs
John Fox fires back at critics who call him conservative - Denver Post
Oh, Broncos coach John Fox knows the rap against him. Here's how the story goes: It's a happy accident his NFL team averages 43 points per game, because Fox is so conservative he put the fuddy in duddy.
Robert Mathis on Peyton Manning hit: 'Kill or be killed' - NFL.com
Lost in the media-embellished balderdash leading up to Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis two weeks ago was the quarterback's guarantee that Colts pass rusher Robert Mathis "hits a heck of a lot harder than Eli does."
Eric Decker-Catching On At The Bye | Bronco Planet
There have been many sweeping statements in the past month and a half about Eric Decker dropping passes and I’d like to clear that up. The timing is right because the Broncos have their Bye Week and not much else is going on.
Midterm grades for Broncos: Plenty of good, too much bad - Predominantly Orange
It’s time for midterm grades for the Denver Broncos. Pro Football Focus, the NFL’s statistical bible, has the answers as we gather the good, bad and, sometimes, downright ugly.
Four Denver Broncos busts turned beasts | Cover 32
In the NFL, we love to judge players. It’s part of the fun of watching the game; nitpicking when a former first-rounder pulls himself off the field for being out of breath.
AFC West Rival Roundup
The Strength of Strength of Schedule - Arrowhead Pride
If someone tells you that "statistics never lie", they are probably about to lie to you by abusing statistics.
Stadium Thoughts and Musings: How big is big enough? - Bolts From The Blue
Any speculation on a new football stadium for San Diego and the San Diego Chargers should center on what exactly needs to be built. It's something like a Goldilocks quest: in this case, not too big, not too small, but just right.
Oakland Raiders players of the month for October - Silver And Black Pride
My picks for the Raiders players of the month on offense, defense, special teams, rookie, and more.
NFL News & Blogs
Halfway home: How each AFC team can still make the Super Bowl - SBNation.com
With a look at the NFC division races in the books, it's time to turn our attention to the goings-on in the AFC.
Halfway home: How each NFC team can keep Super Bowl hopes alive - SBNation.com
At the halfway point of another NFL season, it's time to take stock of the divisional races. Some are tight and some have a good bit of separation between the haves and the have-nots, but no one should despair -- as you'll see below, every team still has a pathway to the division crown.
The Notebook: What's wrong with the Buccaneers? - SBNation.com
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a disappointing 0-7 and surrounded by controversy. Retired Buccaneers defensive end Stephen White puts his old team under the microscope to understand what's gone wrong.
Three Reasons Why: the Panthers will make the playoffs - SBNation.com
The Panthers are a flawed team -- they have notable holes in their secondary and wide receiving corps -- but at the season's halfway mark, they're in good position to get one of the NFC's playoff spots. Matt Ufford lists three reasons why you'll see the Panthers playing in January.
True trick-or-treat adventures of the NFL - SBNation.com
Trick-or-treating is fun for everyone. Unless you ring the bell at Tom Coughlin's house.
Former safety Hamza Abdullah goes on Twitter rant against NFL - SBNation.com
In a scathing and wide-ranging social media tirade, the former Bronco and Cardinal criticized the league's concussion protocol and its treatment of former players.
Uffsides Week 9 previews: Bears-Packers leads disappointing slate - SBNation.com
With six teams on bye, Week 9 might be the worst slate of games of the 2013 season. To make up for that, Uffsides gets weirder than ever while previewing the five best games of the week, highlighted by Monday night's Bears-Packers tilt, the only game between two teams with winning records.
Jay Cutler, Sam Bradford could lead 2014 NFL quarterback carousel | The MMQB
A recent slowdown in teams changing quarterbacks from season to season certainly will not continue in 2014. Here's a look at nine teams that could be in the market for a new franchise man and whip the offseason into a full-on frenzy
$60 million lawsuit points to $100 million scam | National Football Post
A lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida by a group of 16 current and former NFL players may be the latest evidence of perhaps the biggest scam of player money in league history.
What should have been | National Football Post
The various trade rumors before the NFL trading deadline produced minimal player movement, which is usually the case. Only one deal was made: The Philadelphia Eagles traded defensive lineman Isaac Sopoaga and a 2014 sixth round pick to the New England Patriots for a 2014 fifth round pick. Here are three trades that should have been made before the deadline.
NFP power rankings | National Football Post
Our top-9 from last Thursday took care of business in predictable fashion during Week 8, so we have no movement to report prior to slot No. 10, where the Detroit Lions rise following the team’s 31-30 comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Week 8 Game Scripts and Average Field Position Data | Football Perspective
The 2013 Game Scripts record was broken not once but twice in week eight. In an unsurprising turn, the 49ers obliterated the Jaguars in London 42-10, holding an average lead of 21.3 points, breaking the largest average margin previously held by… Seattle against Jacksonville. But it was the Bengals demolition of the Jets in Cincinnati that set the new Game Scripts record.
Mike Shanahan goes hard at 'lazy' Albert Haynesworth - NFL.com
Albert Haynesworth went hard at Mike Shanahan this week. On Thursday, the Washington Redskins coach delivered a substantial counter punch.
Secret Superstars: Week 8 | ProFootballFocus.com
Before we get into this week’s edition of Secret Superstars, a hat-tip is due to two players who have already featured this season, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones and Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington, who both had career games on Sunday.
Yesterday on Mile High Report:
- AFC Playoff Picture
- Broncos In Focus at the Midway Point: Only the Best
- MHR Radio Podcast 2.14 | The Return of the King
- Is going 3-1 in the upcoming stretch "good enough?"
- Denver Broncos 2013 Power Rankings - Movin' on up