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Peyton Manning rests his ankle; Broncos focused on regaining control of AFC West from Chiefs - Horse Tracks

Peyton Manning will play on Sunday, but we should all expect he is going to get plenty of rest on that ankle. It probably won't be right if or when the Broncos get that Bye week in the playoffs if you catch my drift. That chase starts Sunday, the the Broncos better bring their A Game.New to Mile High Report? Sign up here and join the discussion!

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Peyton Manning will play vs. Chiefs, Jack Del Rio says -
Peyton Manning didn't don the pads at Denver Broncos practice Wednesday, but interim coach Jack Del Rio isn't worried at all about the QB missing the key game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Broncos News & Blogs

The Notebook: Denver's first-strike capability, Dareus' dominance & more -
The Broncos have the NFL's highest scoring offense, averaging 41.2 points per game. More than 13 points separate the Broncos from the Bears, the second-most prolific offense at 28.8 points per game. I assumed that for a team to put up those kinds of numbers, its essential to get off to a good start.

Peyton Manning out, Champ Bailey in full pads at Broncos practice - Denver Post
No Peyton, but no need to panic. Although the Broncos quarterback missed Wednesday's practice, if the Broncos were to play on Wednesday, he would be ready to go, he said.

Broncos backup QB Brock Osweiler ready if Peyton Manning can't play - Denver Post
Brock Osweiler remains the loyal understudy to Peyton Manning ... for now. Osweiler noted he has been an understudy before in high school and early in his college career. He knows the drill.

Colquitt Sibling Rivalry |
Brothers Britton and Dustin Colquitt will square off at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Sunday.

What They're Saying: Reid, Smith |
Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith spoke to the Denver media on Wednesday about facing the Broncos.

'This Is What It's All About' |
On Sunday, the Broncos will have the chance to hand the Chiefs their first loss and claim the AFC West lead in the process.

Back to Business | The Underdog Blog w/ Chris Harris JR
I have a love-hate relationship with Bye weeks. On one hand, it’s nice to have a few days off in the middle of the season and rest. We’ve been working hard every day of the season so far, so when you get that chance to just do nothing for a change you have to take full advantage of that opportunity.

Five great games from Broncos – Chiefs rivalry | Cover 32
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs face off in one of the most anticipated NFL regular season games in a long time on Sunday night.

Broncos-Chiefs: Week 11 Game Capsule | Bronco Planet
The AFC’s top two teams will meet on Sunday night (NBC, 6:30 PM MT) as the 9-0 Kansas City Chiefs travel to Denver to face the 8-1 Broncos. Denver has the top scoring Offense and Kansas City, the top Defense in Points Allowed.

Knowshon Moreno Should Become More Integral in Broncos Offense - Predominantly Orange
It should come as no surprise that after nine games of an NFL season, even the best offense the league has ever seen is getting all it can handle and showing some signs of struggling.

O que eles disseram @ San Diego "
Bem, amigos do Broncos Brasil, estamos aqui novamente para trazer para vocês as palavras de alguns personagens do jogo contra o San Diego Chargers. O que eles disseram depois da vitória contra nosso rival divisional?

Broncos Media

Atmosphere of a Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos rivalry game - NFL Videos
Former Kansas City Chief Dante Hall joins "NFL AM" to discuss what the atmosphere is like when AFC West rivals Chiefs and Broncos play each other.

Manning on Missing Practice |
Peyton Manning talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.

Del Rio on Chiefs Prep |
Interim head coach / defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.

BTV Daily: Manning Sits, Bailey's Back |
The Broncos get ready for the division leading Kansas City without their starting quarterback, but that's been the plan since Monday.

Locker Room: 'A Good Challenge' |
Players talk about facing the undefeated Chiefs. Plus Britton Colquitt on playing against his brother.

Will Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning struggle against the Chiefs? - NFL Videos
Can Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning overcome the Kansas City Chiefs' pass rush? Kurt Warners offers his take and also gives his thoughts on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.

Different but similar - NFL Videos
Peyton Manning and Alex Smith couldn't be more different when it comes to the quarterback position, but their journeys may make you think otherwise. Take a glimpse at some of the similarities between the two signal-callers.

Billick's toxic differential breakdown - NFL Videos
Does the Denver Broncos offense or the Kansas City Chiefs defense have the edge in Sunday's matchup. Brian Billick explains why the toxic differential will play a major role in the outcome of the game.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Kyle Williams, free agent WR, claimed by Kansas City Chiefs; Chad Hall released - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs have made a roster move, signing WR Kyle Williams off waivers and releasing WR Chad Hall.

Reid confirms Dwayne Bowe will play, wants to focus on the Broncos - Arrowhead Pride
Andy Reid didn't have any breaking news at Wednesday's Kansas City Chiefs press conference besides confirming an earlier report that Dwayne Bowe would play --and start -- in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos.

Grading Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy (so far) - Bolts From The Blue
After his flop at a recent press conference, Chargers head coach Mike McCoy has drawn the ire of BFTB. We grade his job so far.

Film Study: Danny Woodhead's TD catch against the Denver Broncos - Bolts From The Blue
Danny Woodhead's 7 yard touchdown catch against the Denver Broncos in the second half of Sunday's game was a breath of fresh air to the San Diego Chargers red zone offense.

Pryor says he has not lost any confidence over rough 4-game stretch - Silver And Black Pride
It has been a rough last four games for Terrelle Pryor as the starting quarterback of the Oakland Raiders. Over those four weeks he has thrown 8 interceptions and just one touchdown.

Raiders precision play of the week: Tracy Porter pick six - Silver And Black Pride
Breaking down the Tracy Porter interception return for a touchdown off of Eli Manning in the week 10 match-up between the Raiders and Giants.

NFL News & Blogs

Fumblr: Let's take away Clay Matthews' thumbs and make him play with hammer-hands -
In Week 11 of Fumblr: Making Clay Matthews the perfect weapon, why you're doomed to hate announcers, Terio, tip drills and more.

NFL picks, Week 11: Experts' picks for all 15 games -
It's a busy week in the NFL and SB Nation's experts made their picks for the entire slate of games.

Dwayne Bowe: The Sonic conspiracy -
The official story is that the Kansas City Chiefs receiver was holding and speeding en route to Sonic. But the full story is not yet known.

Explaining the Carolina Panthers' surge -
A middling franchise has quickly become one of the NFL's most dangerous, and now a confident Panthers team is ready to take the next step.

Jim Irsay is long on partying, short on spelling -

Rivera's Carolina Panthers turnaround proof of the virtues of patience | The MMQB
Patience is very hard to come by in today's NFL. But just look toward Carolina, and the late-blooming Ron Rivera, and it's clear that sometimes teams need to sit tight and resist the reactionary urge.

Colin Kaepernick-led offense failing San Francisco 49ers in 2013 -
Colin Kaepernick took the NFL by storm in the second half last season, guiding the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. So, what's going on in 2013? Bucky Brooks spotlights three big problems.

Toxic differential favors Seattle Seahawks, Philadelphia Eagles -
By most accounts, the Philadelphia Eagles' first season under Chip Kelly has been uneven. But Brian Billick reveals a telling stat that loves Nick Foles and Co. (... and hates the Denver Broncos).

GM for hire | National Football Post
Just as with the head coach position, at seasons end, there will be some turnover of General Managers in the league. After the 2012 season, we saw eight clubs hire new General Managers. This year, I’m sure the number won’t be anywhere near that high, but it is safe to say that there will be three or four changes. Who are the candidates?

Advanced NFL Stats: Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 10
This late into the season, there aren't really any more flukes. Injuries are really the one major variable that can still change a team's fortunes, but it's impossible to know when landscape-changing losses like Aaron Rodgers will happen.

Power Rankings, Week 10 |
A familiar recipe in the most recent Denver win: Von Miller on D and lots of YAC on O. The Broncos host the Chiefs for the AFC West – and playoff seeding – lead in Week 11 and will get to test their high-flying offense against the shutdown defense that has Kansas City coming in at 9-0.

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