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'Sound FX': Peyton Manning - NFL Videos
Witness Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning react to breaking the single-season touchdown record, as he was mic'd up for his team's 37-13 win over the Houston Texans.

Broncos News

Del Rio on Life Without Miller |
Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio discusses the loss of Von Miller, preparing for Terrelle Pryor and returning to Oakland.

Gase: 'This is a Big Game' |
Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase noted that his focus is on the Broncos notching their 13th win, not breaking offensive records, as Denver prepares for its final regular season contest at Oakland.

Vegas REALLY likes the Broncos to win the AFC | Cover 32 has new odds up to win each conference, win the Super Bowl and potential matchups in the big game. The Broncos are +300 to win the Lombardi trophy, meaning if you bet $100 today on them to win the Super Bowl, it’d pay out $300 and you’d get your original investment back.

Broncos must pick wisely with own free agents | Cover 32
The regular season is nearing it’s end, meaning the real season – the postseason – is about to kick off.

The Broncos Path Through Adversity | Bronco Planet
Definitely not what we wanted to hear on the verge of a playoff run: Von Miller out with a torn ACL. However, I’m an optimist, a "glass half-full" type of Broncos fan. Like the team, this can’t be allowed to be a cause for fear, negativity, and depression as we are about to begin the playoffs.

Broncos-Raiders Week 17: Inside The Numbers | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos and Division rival Oakland Raiders square off at Oakland County Coliseum on Sunday for the 107th time in NFL history. Denver is 22-31-0 on the road against Oakland, but own a current 4-game winning streak against the Silver and Black.

Broncos' Chris Harris Giving Champ Bailey Tips for Covering the Slot - Predominantly Orange
In most every career, at some point, the student becomes the teacher. That’s true for Broncos cornerback Chris Harris, but the ironic thing is that Harris is teaching his mentor Champ Bailey a thing or two.

Como fica a defesa sem Von Miller? "
Como todos já sabem, nosso melhor jogador de defesa Von Miller rompeu o ligamento cruzado anterior do joelho e está fora do restante da temporada 2013. A partir disso, discutíamos no nosso grupo do facebook como o Denver Broncos vai ficar sem ele.

Photo & Video

BTV Daily: Eyes on Raiders, Not Records |
The Broncos aren't letting playoff scenarios or attainable records overshadow prep for Oakland.

Locker Room: Finishing in the Black Hole |
Players talk about trying to lock down the AFC's top seed with a win against the Raiders. Plus CB Kayvon Webster discusses his broken thumb.

Bailey Comfortable in Slot |
Champ Bailey talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Fox Not Concerned with Playoff Scenarios |
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Gase Focused on Raiders, Not Records |
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Del Rio on Dealing with Injuries |
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks to the press after Thursday's practice.

Preview: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders - NFL Videos
NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders.

Denver Broncos too complete to beat? - NFL Videos
Outscoring the Denver Broncos will be the biggest challenge ahead for the other eight teams competing to win the AFC championship, Heath Evans says.

TDS Rankings: Terrell Davis' Top 5 NFL teams - NFL Videos
Terrell Davis ranks his Top 5 NFL teams entering Week 17. Who cracked the list and, in a shocker, which team claimed the No. 1 spot?

Week 16: Top 5 throws - NFL Videos
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning broke the all-time single-season record for TD passes with his 51st, to tight end Julius Thomas vs. the Houston Texans in Week 16. Who else made our list of Top 5 Throws?

Rival Roundup

AFC Playoff Picture - Who's the Last One In? - Arrowhead Pride
Christmas Day is finally behind us, and while undoubtedly many will be going to the retail stores for returns and post-holiday bargains, Yours Truly has been taking a close look at which teams are fighting for that final playoff spot in the AFC.

Pro Bowl locks: Is San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers a sure thing? - NFL Videos
Which player is more deserving of a spot in the Pro Bowl: Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford or San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers? The "NFL Total Access" crew debates.

Is San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen a quitter? - Bolts From The Blue
Just how close did the young wide out from Cal come to walking away from a very promising career in the NFL?

Exclusive Interview with San Diego Chargers Great Natrone Means - Bolts From The Blue
BFTB gets a chance to interview legendary San Diego Chargers running back Natrone Means about his career in San Diego, Jacksonville, back in San Diego, and what he's been up to since retiring from the NFL.

Raiders evaluation of Terrelle Pryor to rely heavily on performance Sunday - Silver And Black Pride
The question on many fans minds with regard to Terrelle Pryor is how much time should he be given before it's enough to properly evaluate him? The Raiders have that answer; it ends Sunday when he gets the start against the Broncos.

Rod Streater still attempting to get to 1K yards receiving - Silver And Black Pride
Rod Streater still has the opportunity to be the first Raiders receiver to break 1,000 yards since Randy Moss did it in 2005, the problem is he needs 152 yards to do it.

NFL News

Tony Gonzalez discusses retiring, never having won a Super Bowl | The MMQB
Two months shy of turning 38, Tony Gonzalez is on the verge of playing in his 277th and final game (including playoffs) of his NFL life. On a recent commute home from the Falcons’ training complex, he spent 30 minutes musing on his 17-year career in Kansas City and in Atlanta.

The Notebook: How to stop Russell Wilson -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White takes a closer look at how the Cardinals kept Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in check for an upset win last week.

Eddie Lacy making a late push -
When Aaron Rodgers went down in Week 9, it was obvious the Green Bay Packers were in trouble. When he was diagnosed with a broken collarbone, things looked even worse for the Packers.

Playoff picture comes into focus -
The final week of the season has some insane playoff implications, and nobody's sure what will really happen. We'll try to help here with the season finale of the Watchability Index.

The fastest man in rugby is coming to the NFL -
You could even say he's SCRUM-tious. No, wait, don't do that.

NFL coaching hot seat roundup -
Will Jim Schwartz still be manning the Lions' sideline in 2014? Find out what other coaches could find themselves on the hot seat with the season winding down for 20 teams.

Preventing damaged goods | National Football Post
Many players finishing their college careers won't have time to fix their bodies.

Calais Campbell: Cards best team in the NFC | National Football Post
Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell is confident that he's a member of the best team in the entire NFC.

More Impressive Passing TD Record: Manning 2013 or Marino 1984? | Football Perspective
With one game remaining, Peyton Manning has already set the new single-season record with 51 passing touchdowns (two months ago, I projected Manning to finish the season with 52 touchdowns). But all records must be viewed in their environment, and NFL teams are averaging 1.58 touchdown passes per team game this year, the highest average since 1948. In 1984, the year Dan Marino threw 48 touchdowns, teams averaged 1.37 touchdown passes per game.

Advanced NFL Stats: Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 16
With only one more slate of games to examine, it's more useful to use our penultimate rankings write-up to examine the two do-or-die scenarios on the Week 17 schedule.

AFC West: Week 16 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly | Fanspeak's AFC West Blog
Week 16 saw the Broncos clinch the West, while handing the Texans their 13th straight loss by a score of 37-13. The Chiefs fell to their likely first round playoff foe the Colts 23-7, and the Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive by knocking off the Raiders 26-13 at home.

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