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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 7/28/13

This is the time of year when the football gods either smile kindly upon your team or snatch the hope and promise from your guts long before a meaningful snap is every had. There is an uptick in season ending injuries from other teams, so let's hope the Broncos stay healthy!!

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Day 3: Blocks, tackles and big runs oh my - Mile High Report
The pads came on, and so did the pain. Our report from Day Three of 2013 Denver Broncos training camp.

2013 Broncos Training Camp-The Kaptain’s Log Day 3 | Bronco Planet
A few friends and I are camped out at the 48 yard line today at Broncos Training Camp. I showed up extra extra early just to get a decent parking spot because it’s the weekend. Past experience has proven Saturday and Sunday practices packed to capacity.

Denver Broncos Training Camp Videos

Exclusive Highlights from Day 3 of Camp |
The Broncos put on pads for the first time during camp Saturday and you'll find those highlights here.

Sounds From Training Camp: Day 3 |
Players talk about a funny moment with the fans while stretching and putting on the pads.

Fox on Pads: 'It was a Good First Day' |
Head coach John Fox speaks with the media after day three of training camp.

Del Rio on Putting on the Pads |
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks about what he learned today now that players are in pads.

Peyton Manning | THE SHERRIF |HD| - YouTube
A newer, cleaner-cut movie on Peyton Manning's 2012 nfl comeback.

Denver Broncos News & Blogs

In Denver, an Unknown Steps to the Front | The MMQB with Peter King
With Von Miller facing a potential suspension, fifth-round rookie Quanterus Smith is unexpectedly in the Broncos’ spotlight

Five Thoughts From Training Camp Day 3 |
It's the third day of training camp, and judging by the sight of fans mimicking the players' pre-practice calisthenics, almost everyone at training camp was sufficiently stretched out for the first day in full pads.

Dove Valley Days, July 27, 2013 - The Denver Post
Camp facts: The Broncos will practice from 10:25 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. Sunday at their Dove Valley complex. Admission and parking are free with parking available to the west side of the teams practice fields.

Training Camp 2013: Day Three Photos |
Exclusive images from the first day of padded practice during training camp.

Day Three: Broncos in Pads, Fans Stretch with Team - Predominantly Orange
"This game is about habits, and building habits, hopefully good ones," head coach John Fox said after Saturday’s practice. "It’s the first time we have been in pads since January. I thought it was a very good first day."

NFL Top 100: Assessing the Broncos’ Rankings | Fanspeak's AFC West Blog
Every year the NFL Network runs a special called "NFL Top 100," which lists the top 100 players in the league according to the players themselves. This season’s countdown ended one month ago, and it has stirred up some controversy among NFL fans. Five Broncos made the list: Peyton Manning, Von Miller, Wes Welker, Champ Bailey, and Demaryius Thomas.

Broncos' Champ Bailey takes a breather from practice - The Denver Post
Growing old isnt all bad in the NFL. As in society, aging can have its privileges. Champ Bailey, a rare NFL cornerback who has reached his 35th birthday, has had his reps limited during the Broncos training camp.

AFC West Rival Roundup

Chiefs Preview: Curb Your Enthusiasm | The MMQB with Peter King
Despite new Chiefs in charge and talent in place, there's still no room for error in K.C.

KC Chiefs training camp 2013: Day 2 practice report - Arrowhead Pride
The Kansas City Chiefs took the field for day two of training camp. Notable story lines include a possible injury to Jeff Allen, Dwayne Bowe's continued absence and an interesting defensive formation from the Chiefs.

Raiders sign Former Pro-Bowl OL Andre Gurode - Silver And Black Pride
With question marks littering the offensive line, former Cowboy and Raven Andre Gurode was added to the mix on Friday.

Raiders training camp practice notes: Day 1 - Silver And Black Pride
It's late but never TOO late to get post my notes on the first day of Raiders 2013 Training Camp. So, here we go...

Taking a Look Back at Philip Rivers' Interceptions in 2012 - Bolts From The Blue
Looking back at all fifteen of Philip Rivers' interceptions from last season to see if they were his fault, or if the fault lied with other players on the Chargers.

NFL News & Blogs

Jeremy Maclin injury: Eagles WR tears ACL -
Jeremy Maclin tore the ACL in his right knee Saturday, leaving the Eagles without their second wide receiver behind DeSean Jackson -- and Maclin without a chance to show off in his contract year.

Report: Pitta is done for the year | ProFootballTalk
From Philly to Baltimore, it's officially "Sh-t Sandwich Saturday." Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin tore an ACL earlier in the day. Now, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will miss the entire season with a dislocated hip.

Cleveland's Ryan Miller carted off, taken to local hospital -
There was a scary situation at Browns practice on Saturday as offensive lineman Ryan Miller was carted off the field and taken to a local hospital.

Buffalo Bills 2013 training camp primer -
The Buffalo Bills have a new head coach and new schemes, but they'll have to figure out whether Kevin Kolb or E.J. Manuel is their new quarterback.

NFLPA issues supplement alert | ProFootballTalk
The NFL Players Association has issued an important alert to players regarding a supplement that has been spiked with a substance that would tend to make it more effective.

Receivers with 1,000 yards with multiple quarterbacks | Football Perspective
While reading the always excellent Football Outsiders Almanac, I was reminded that Brandon Marshall has had 1,000-yard seasons playing with Jay Cutler, Kyle Orton, Chad Henne, and Matt Moore (and, of course, Cutler again in Chicago).

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