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Peyton Manning sits out another Wednesday practice for Broncos - Denver Post
Peyton Manning's Wednesday absences are becoming something of a routine for the Broncos.

Broncos Stories

Broncos receivers disappearing in big games | Cover 32
The Denver Broncos have the best set of receivers in the NFL. The only team that can really rival them is the Atlanta Falcons, but Julio Jones is hurt and Roddy White has been struggling since being injured early on.

Finally, a big break for Broncos' top draft pick - The 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 answers why it's Sly's turn for a big break.

Chiefs Part II |
Just two weeks removed from handing Kansas City its first loss of the season, the Broncos will again matchup with the Chiefs – this time inside the loud and hostile Arrowhead Stadium.

Advanced NFL Stats: Was Belichick Right to Take the Wind in OT?
I was surprised when Bill Belichick chose to take the second possession (and risk no possessions) in OT against Peyton Manning and a team that had scored 31 points in four quarters. Although the new OT format mitigates the advantage of the team with first possession, it's still there to the tune of about 56% to 44%.

Fox Home in Denver for Thanksgiving |
Interim Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio confirmed Wednesday that Head Coach John Fox was flying back to Denver.

Knighton: 'That's What I'm Here For' |
Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton acknowledged that losing Kevin Vickerson to injured reserve is 'a major blow,' but he expects to step his game up even further to make up for his absence.

Bailey: ‘Barring Any Setbacks, I’ll Be Out There’ |
Cornerback Champ Bailey talked about his status for this week’s game at Kansas City.

Woodyard's World: Week 13 |
Linebacker Wesley Woodyard blogs about receiving the team's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Advanced NFL Stats: Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 12
Let's make one thing clear immediately: Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos are not "frauds," as some in the mainstream media are eagerly proclaiming after their loss at Foxboro. Many are citing Manning's record in sub-freezing temperatures as proof of the Broncos' playoff fallibility, but multiple writers have already dispelled that notion.

Broncos-Chiefs: Week 13 Game Capsule | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs will meet for the second time in three weeks with both teams entering Week 13 tied atop the AFC West division with the best record in the AFC at 9-2. By virtue of their Week 11 victory over the Chiefs in Denver, the Broncos currently hold the tiebreaker.

Denver Broncos at a Crossroad - Predominantly Orange
Like it has been since day one of training camp, there are only two possible results for the 2013-2014 Denver Broncos — Super Bowl XLVIII Champions or joining 31 other teams in defeat.

Erros de gameplan contra o Patriots "
Ao ver alguns erros de gameplan no jogo do último domingo contra o New England Patriots, eu fiquei um pouco apreensivo. Claro que, naquele momento ainda no halftime, eu continuava confiante na nossa comissão técnica.

Photo & Video

What's different about the Denver Broncos vs Kansas City Chiefs? - NFL Videos
NFL Media's Willie McGinest and Jamie Dukes break down what the differences are for the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs going into their Week 13 matchup.

BTV Daily: Seeking the Sweep |
The Broncos know the challenge that comes with trying to beat the same twice in a season.

Locker Room: Rematch with the Chiefs |
Players talk about facing the Chiefs for the second time in three weeks. Plus Sylvester Williams talks about his new role after Kevin Vickerson's injury.

Rival Roundup

Good chance that Tamba Hali plays Sunday -
Tamba Hali strolled into the Chiefs’ locker room Wednesday, limp free and soaking wet from head-to-toe.

Broncos-Chiefs odds: Denver is a 4.5-point favorite over Kansas City - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs will once again be playing the role of underdog when they host Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

KC Chiefs game plan: 4 things to fix on defense vs. Denver Broncos - Arrowhead Pride
With this week's Gameplan, we are going to change it up because the Kansas City Chiefs have already played the Denver Broncos. You know the names, faces and positions.

Chiefs players look forward to Broncos rematch - Arrowhead Pride
Derrick Johnson says there's no better team to visit Arrowhead than the Denver Broncos.

New teams at the top and bottom - Bolts From The Blue
The Broncos and Jaguars have been dethroned this week at their respective posts at the top and bottom of the rankings. Who takes their place?

RaiderDamus' Thanksgiving Foretelling: Raiders vs Cowboys - Silver And Black Pride
What does the Great Beyond have to say regarding the Raiders' feast or famine on this Turkey Day?

NFL News

NFL Thanksgiving: Packers-Lions, Raiders-Cowboys, Steelers-Ravens | The MMQB
Thanksgiving offers NFL fans the opportunity to sit on the couch and not move for 12 hours, with Packers-Lions, Raiders-Cowboys and Steelers-Ravens all on the docket. Who has the edge in each matchup? Here's a complete breakdown.

A secret history of Thanksgiving football -
The NFL has worked hard to turn football into a Thanksgiving tradition. But there are many Thanksgiving NFL games from the past that the league doesn't want you to know about.

A Thanksgiving potluck from Spilly and friends -
Spilly enlisted the help of some friends and has made you a complete Thanksgiving meal. We're sorry about the Turducken.

Tim Lelito played through a hard personal loss in Saints win over Falcons | The MMQB
Saints rookie lineman Tim Lelito played two NFL games in five days, and in between he took the long trip home to say goodbye to the woman who raised him.

The Notebook: Fixing Geno Smith, diagnosing the Falcons -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White is back to open up his Notebook from Week 12. He discusses how the Jets aren't giving Geno much of a chance, some of the game's emerging wideouts in Tennessee and San Diego, and how the Falcons imploded.

NFL Week 13 picks: Our experts select all 16 games -
With no more bye weeks, it'll be a full slate of NFL action this week and SB Nation's experts are here to pick all of the games.

The NFL's most popular owners | National Football Post
There are several different styles of ownership in the NFL. Some are hands-on, some hands-off, some warm and fuzzy and others sterile and rigid. Some owners give themselves full access to the players while others insulate themselves from football operations. Some owners see players as widgets and others as extended family.

Where are they now: Steve Grogan | National Football Post
Long-time quarterback of the New England Patriots, Steve Grogan played in 149 games over his 16-year career. But, his career was marred by injuries. However, he was one of the toughest players to play quarterback.

Power Rankings, Week 12 |
Falling to New England after a fine first half, the Broncos absorb their second loss on the season and are knocked from their perch atop the rankings after a 10-week strangle hold on No. 1. Part 2 of Denver-KC is up next, this time in Arrowhead, but without Hali and Houston.

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